Beaded sea critters (Incl squid!)

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Nice stuff, Jean. The squid is indeed especially cool. How much labour is required to make these things?
 

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Awesome!! Those are very cool.
 

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very nice.... althought i have to admit i misread the title of the thread initially... you can imagine my surpise when i saw beaded cephs instead of bReaded cephs..... :oops:
 

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You guys need glasses don't you, or at least stronger ones for those who already have them. Anyone mind tellin me how ta pronounce this: Sciæna ?
 

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WhiteKiboko said:
joel_ang said:
Anyone mind tellin me how ta pronounce this: Sciæna ?
how do you pronounce Aegis?
I'd say SAI - ana and ee - jis. Luckily, these words don't figure prominently in my everyday conversation, whew! What ceph names include æ?

Melissa
 

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Thanks for the nice comments all.

The squid contains aound 100 beads each earring and they take about an hour to make a pair (all hand stitched you understand!).

The red ones are filamentous red algae (specially designed for the botanist on the aq staff..............now she wants kelp :o ) the "black" ones (actually a VERY dark purple :biggrin2: ) are the first attempt at an octi :oops: the design needs reworking!!!!!!!!!!!!

I may decide to sell on Tonmo, but at the moment i'm working at three jobs plus trying to write papers so it could be a while happening!

Cheers

J
 

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