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Re: Rhodonite & jade chains
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2018, 06:49:03 AM »

If it were me, I'd probably find a way to incorporate it into a necklace.  Bracelets take a beating getting whacked against stuff and I'd be scared to death of breaking it.
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Re: Rhodonite & jade chains
« Reply #16 on: June 16, 2018, 04:38:49 AM »

Thanks, point taken, I think it will be a necklace, I finished the final link today, very cold here today, I pushed myself to finish this, I prefer to carve in sunlight, no artificial light seems to show enough detail, or I could just be going blind, a big learning curve this, will post again when its finished.
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Re: Rhodonite & jade chains
« Reply #17 on: June 16, 2018, 07:23:39 AM »

So how many hours would you say each link took? That looks amazing, even the material is really cool. Looking forward to seeing progress on the jade part.
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Re: Rhodonite & jade chains
« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2018, 12:03:28 AM »

Thanks Bluetangclan, i have lost count on the hours, I have not touched this for around 10 days, up to 1200 diamond smoothing today on the 5th link, some of the end links are a bit thin but I think they will stay in one piece.
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Re: Rhodonite & jade chains
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2018, 10:20:03 AM »

This is just stunning. Were you thinking of setting it with giant blackened silver links as a collar or with just a regular bright polished chain, or gold or ...? I would love to see this finished. It's just spectacular.
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