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Jewelry in mosaic question

Posted by concretenprimroses (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 4, 09 at 20:25

I want to use a couple of old earrings minus the clips for frogs eyes. They are not rhinestones or anything fragile. A metal back with a stone (half orb) in the middle. My question is will it hold up outside if I put an outdoor urethane on it? I want to put the froggy out in the garden when I'm done. (I live in NH)
I've had so much fun looking at everyones work.
tia
kathy


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RE: Jewelry in mosaic question

Kathy, I did a project with school children for our local nature center. We made stepping stones for the butterfly garden and used jewelry, buttons and other items embedded into the concrete. That was several years ago. They have been left outside and it works just fine for awhile. Eventually they will loosen & fall off. Sealing does help.

I have a pair of earrings too that I have been saving; would make perfect eyes. Would love to see a picture of your project!

becky


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RE: Jewelry in mosaic question

Thanks. I am going to try it. The rest of it will be plates that I'm collecting. Will post when I've made significant progress if not finished.
kathy


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