A Celtic Swirl

shrty411February 17, 2009

I used a celtic design that is supposed to date from 500-350 BC.

It is on a small cabinet door about 13 1/2" x 12" The blue tiles are recycled glass from Maryland Mosaics

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sunnyca_gw

Beautiful!!Hope it is up where can be enjoyed ! Love the colors! Jan

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 11:57AM
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texaswild

Oh, SHRTY: It's beautiful. Wish I could see a larger photo. When I clicked on it, Photobucket wouldn't let me in. Wanna see it bigger, please.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 11:59AM
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shrty411

Well, heck, It wouldn't let me in either

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 12:43PM
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texaswild

OHMYGOODNESS, SHRTY: This is soooooooooooo wonderful, and ELEGANT. This is a gallery piece for sure. W/you sell it or keep it? Are those BBs outlining all the pieces? What a nice touch. Colors are wonderful.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 12:52PM
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shrty411

I'm keeping this , slow, have a spot all picked out fot it!I used ballchain from Lowe's..the regular shiney gold stuff to outline the pieces.

Thanks for the nice comments!! I enjoyed doing it and it came out the way I wanted..that doesn't happen too often :)

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 1:21PM
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charmo

That looks wonderful, Bravo!

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 1:24PM
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ronbre

oh i wanna so bad learn how to do that..it is gorgeous

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 1:33PM
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katishooked

I absolutely love the Celtic designs. You have done a great job.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 6:16PM
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klinger

It's gorgeous, you must keep it. I squinted at the teeny picture and am so glad you've made it easier to see. The ball chain looks great on it, and the pattern is wonderful,
Cindy

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 7:00PM
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nicethyme

It GLOWS!!!! beautiful work Shrty, I think its your best ever

so if I buy a grinder someday will you teach me how to do this?

Ronbre, not sure you realize this is mosaic not soldered

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 9:29PM
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shrty411

NT, I'd be more than happy to teach you. Just grind until it looks right LOL!! The big green pieces I did on the ring saw first, then tweaked on the grinder.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 9:50PM
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squirrellycanadian

It all fits together so perfectly!! I soooo love the ball chain, have never tried using it but I love the effect. Beautiful!

    Bookmark   February 18, 2009 at 10:04AM
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bearbubbacowboy

WOW, It is amazing!!! Wonderful job!!! Csthy

    Bookmark   February 18, 2009 at 12:37PM
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adina72

That is gorgeous! I just love Celtic designs!

    Bookmark   February 19, 2009 at 11:25AM
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