Burl necklace

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Burl necklace, A gift I made for my lady. Ive been saving these miniature burls for years, they grow in the bark of certain trees. These were Alder, maple, spruce, and Holly. You have to really keep your eyes open when your inspecting the trunk of a tree you might just find a little treasure.

P.s I thought she said she wanted a burl necklace not a pearl necklace o well even better. lol

Take care LJs and may the sawdust fly on these great holidays

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 584 days ago

im sure your lady will love this, its very cool, im going to make something jewelry wise for the contest …did you check out the walnut slab table i made…take a peek…have a great new year…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 584 days ago

very unique idea well done

-- Custom furniture

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 584 days ago

Nice one


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 584 days ago

Even on a smaller scale you do awesome work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#5 posted 584 days ago

very nice…..reminds me of pearl onions for some reason.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 584 days ago

Tell her that these burl are more rare than pearls!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 584 days ago

Now that’s unique, and no one will be able to tell her that they “have one just like it at home”.
Hope that she loves it and enjoys it for years to come. Nicely done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#8 posted 583 days ago

LOL on the pearl necklace…... one of my favs from ZZ Top.. Nice job on the burl necklace.. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 407 days ago

Missed this the first time around, now I am going to have to pay real close attention to the trees and wood
I work with and try to find some of these. Thank you for sharing, and I hope she enjoys this.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#10 posted 407 days ago

You did a wonderful job on this necklace.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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