My latest WIP, a cool old Mexican guitar

silvamaeJune 8, 2010

I loved doing this one. It's ready to grout with my favorite - a pale brown. The stained glass is from the glass factory in Vancouver, WA that closed its doors. The 23K gold edges are from dinner plates that I bought at a thrift shop in Wimberley. The "strings" are dichroic stringers from Helios Glass, and the "tuners" are beads. This is a birthday present for a man who owns a music shop in Austin. After I grout this, I will go back to working on the glass head. Thanks for looking!

Here is a link that might be useful: Silva's blog - see latest WIP

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nanatricia

That turned out great !!!

    Bookmark   June 8, 2010 at 9:32PM
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flagtruck

You do beautiful,beautiful work. I love it.

    Bookmark   June 8, 2010 at 9:38PM
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Calamity_J

WOW! Lovely!!! You sure scored big time with all that glass..it's awesome!!!

    Bookmark   June 8, 2010 at 11:10PM
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wackyweeder

Oh beautiful!

    Bookmark   June 8, 2010 at 11:26PM
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texaswild

Absolutely wonderful. Love the wings, the gold china - WOW - wish I could nip that neatly, and I REALLY love the fact that you didn't mo the sides. This is BEAUTIFUL, SILVA. The mix of tess is great.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2010 at 9:31AM
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silvamae

Here 'tis; it's done. His birthday is July 3. Click on the pic and then click again for a closeup!

Here is a link that might be useful: silva's blog

    Bookmark   June 28, 2010 at 11:04PM
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texaswild

WONDERFUL, SILVA. Your cutting and placement of the edge is perfection, and what a great choice for the edging. BTW if you click on the photo twice you REALLY get a closeup. Spectacular work, girlie.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2010 at 7:27AM
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bettycbowen

this will be the pride of Austin

    Bookmark   June 29, 2010 at 6:57PM
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nanatricia

I love that !!! very pretty

    Bookmark   June 29, 2010 at 9:57PM
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