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Sometimes Trying Is All You Can Do

Trying to come up with ideas is sometimes daunting.  But yesterday was so much fun!  I cannot even start to explain how fun it is to take something that has been used and breathe new life into them.  I had these .38 SPL casings (that have been fired) sitting around for at least a year.  I was supposed to make this belt buckle with them but I was lazy so they just sat there on my shelf.  Anyway yesterday I decided I needed to make some jewelry for men.  Not for ANY man either...but for those badass men out there.  

Like my friends husband which I shall not name!  hahaha!!!

Some guys really look good in necklaces and bracelets.  The guy that comes to my mind is Johnny Depp.  He can Rock just about anything!!!  
Need I say more?

I sawed, cut, filed, and wire wrapped yesterday for about 3 hours.  Did you know that the .38 caliber casing shell is different thickness throughout?
And here is what I came up with...
They can be used as a single charm or take two to make earrings!  However I envision these babies on a leather cord.  I believe Johnny Depp would look good with one of my charms.  Maybe I should send him one!  Hehehe!!!

My Etsy shop is up and running now so come on in and take a look around.  Who knows what you will find!  

I have also been working on some TinSkulls because they are so much fun to make!
They reflect!!!  I did not realize it until I took this picture.  Of course they reflect...I used an old LA license plate!  hahaha!!!

Have a great Tuesday everyone!


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