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Re: Protection for paper jewelry
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- Subject: Re: Protection for paper jewelry
- From: "Kathy M. Newby" <russkmn@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 13:41:12 -0500
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Joyce -- When making paper bead and teeny, tiny origami, I seal the paper
after the project is complete with a couple of coats of clear nail polish.
Use toothpicks to make a little drying rack to hang the beads or origami on
to pain them.
Joyce Jenkins wrote:
> I've been thinking about making some paper jewelry. I have seen things
> like origami kimonos that were made into pins or tiny cranes for earrings
> that were protected with some kind of plastic. Does anybody know what
> might be used for that? It would be especially nice if it were something
> I could get by mail, since I live in a small town.
> I have done some neclaces that used paperweaving on with mat board
> inside. FOr those I used several layers of Renaissance wax. They have
> held up well for several years, but the things I'm thinking about now are
> not so flat. It seems like a fun way to use wonderful bits of paper.
> Joyce Jenkins
> Petersburg, Alaska