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Enameled Head Pins


I made some enameled head pins last night, and had a great time! I listed a set in my SueBeads etsy store. They were made on 20 gauge copper wire. These ones measure 2 inches. I made some more this morning that measure approx. 2 1/2 inches. These ones would look great paired with ceramic beads, or lampwork! I had no idea what to charge for them, so they are 20 for $4.00 right now. If anyone has a better idea, I am open to suggestions! Or, if you want more, or less, or whatever, let me know what your opinion is! I have thrown them, banged them and squeezed them and the enamel does not break off!

Comments

Great idea. I think you will need to test the market for price though. I think they will be a hit with a little exposure.
SharonP said…
Great earthy colors!
sharon said…
I loooove these!
Anonymous said…
Wow, those came out beautifully, Sue!!

I need to purchase some more enamel!
Angela said…
What a clever idea, I like:)
lunedreams said…
They look so perfect! Looks like you've mastered it!
Cindy said…
You are a natural with enamels...they turned out so pretty!
Cindy
Gardanne said…
Thats funny Sue, I put all my beads through stress tests too. Love the head pins.
These look perfect, Sue! I bet these will go fast.
Love those, Sue! Excellent!
I'm glass-challenged, can you tell me the difference between FRIT and ENAMEL? I thought they were the same thing, but somehow I think maybe not.
More, more, more!
SueBeads said…
Hi Lynn - enamel is powdered glass, and frit is chunkier. It can be small, but it's not powder like the enamel is! Thanks again to everyone for all the great comments!

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