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Hair accessories occasionally go to the dogs!

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There is a much earlier post about the hair accessories we make but as they have gradually become more and more popular I felt it was time to add another delve into the diversity which is the world of hair accessories. When we decided to also add hair jewellery (perhaps that should be hair accessories!... they are not made from hair!) to the collection little did we know that they would not only be attractive to little girls - though they are our most ardent admirers and very persuasive with grandmothers! - we have also had the most entertaining conversation with...

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The Little Big Markets in the field Barisa will be at over winter 2014

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Lovely atmosphere, great food pretty nice way to spend a saturday from 9am until 2pm

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Re-purposing bangles and collars

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When friends decided to change from having a shop into becoming superb cafe proprietors we took some of their stock jewellery and, with their agreement, started re-purposing it to sell on our market stall ...  through here and on the Barisa page on Facebook (please go there, check it out and do us a favour by liking it!) The first adaptation we made was a feather collar... beautiful iridescent feathers but possibly neck-wear which would only have very limited appeal. We carefully deconstructed it and made it into earrings with little brass charms to add a little more 'bling'... these...

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Nearly back!

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Back in September of last year was the last post here... and I'm feeling pretty guilty as we've done so much since then. I'll get together a range of photos from various places and do a catchup blog later today. Promise!

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3D Cloud Pendant on Etsy

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The Cloud Series continues...The cloud pendant in the picture has just been loaded non Etsy... https://www.etsy.com/nz/listing/161235174/3d-cloud-series-pendant? This pendant is aluminium, perspex, brass and fimo.The spacers on the two aluminium rivets joining the aluminium cloud and the brass sun together give a genuine 3D view while the perspex is riveted separately and is a soft grey...  it does hang well and looks good against  black background (see below)... Of course a lighter backing would highlight that you are looking through the perspex to the silver tone aluminium.

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