White Elephant Gift Exchange

Joined with a gift exchange for the Henna group I met in October. That I belong to. My giftee is one of the instructors, whom I admire very much. I even have a little henna crush on her. Her work is beautiful, she is a wonderful person… And I am very glad I got her.

I decided to do a piece of glass for her. The dollar limit is $20, so that is out the window right away. I didn’t want it to be too over the top, so I chose one of the Curliosity pieces to copy. Its small, maybe 7 wide, by 10 or so tall. It came together pretty quick, it is only 19 pieces, but the wire-work… that took like 5 hours, lol. I used the lead free solder on the drops, cuz I read somewhere that that is mostly what that solder is used for, decorative balls and such, because is has zero play in the melt temp.

victorias gift detailStill need to polish it. Then into the mail it goes. I am hoping to do that today, but it probably won’t happen. I am having some fairly serious pain in my shoulder and elbow, and now my neck, so will probably not aggravate it with polishing.

I really  like it though, I hope she does too. I was reading some of the comments on the henna con page, regarding the gifts, and i think a large number of them are going to be hand-made. so I should be fine. ok, typing is aggravating the shoulder, had a good twinge,  off I go.

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~ by kellig on December 11, 2012.

2 Responses to “White Elephant Gift Exchange”

  1. Great piece, I bet she loved it.

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