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Old 2010-11-30, 8:02pm
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What kind of wire do you use if you want to make a headpin with glass in the shape of a leaf? And what gauge? Can it be done with silver or will the silver just melt away. Copper?
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Old 2010-11-30, 8:17pm
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I use copper wire. I went to home depot and stripped the wire. The gauge varies, but they all work for me. (20-24?)
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Old 2010-12-01, 9:10am
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Christina, could you post a picture of the finished head pin? I need a visual reference.
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Old 2010-12-01, 4:32pm
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I have some earrings using them http://torchedart.blogspot.com/p/portfolio.html
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Old 2010-12-01, 9:39pm
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Thank you so much!
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Old 2010-12-01, 10:16pm
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Love your portfolio! Forgot all about what I was supposed to be there looking at/for.
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