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#197082 06/27/05 06:40 PM
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Huh? Interesting.
As said above, I have no problems with insects in real amber. Wearing my butterfly collection about my neck is a bit icky.

It's interesting about the biodegradale resin.


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#197083 06/27/05 10:17 PM
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I hear you, Paula - it's certainly not for everyone! <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />


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#197084 07/04/05 01:16 AM
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Instead of the real insects maybe you should try to get jewelry that is still exotic and unique but would appeal to a broader crowd.

I just saw a necklace in Shop Etc. Magazine which I love and just bought online:

http://misikko.com/tiger-shell-necklace.html

Still exotic but no insects <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

#197085 07/15/05 12:30 AM
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Will people never stop thinking of ways to use death as fashion?

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I remember reading about how they used colorful bugs as jewelry like centuries ago. Not sure how they preserved those though.

The ones you have look cool, though creepy. The younger crowd might like it.

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I do not like it. I do not think murder is cool. Even if some or most are made with insects that were found dead there are some that were made when they were alive. That makes me think of the poor animals stuck in keyrings in China; human beings are so sickening!

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Gross. When you swat a fly you get rid of it. End of story. Not like I'd put together a fly bracelet. lol!


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Yeah, I'm not up on insect or animal jewelry. I don't wear jewelry, most of the time. I used to show horses and it would just get in the way. But I do love the look of pretty things. I've even made a few necklaces.

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