Faux Gold Dino Pendant Necklace
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Make a gold charm necklace with gold leaf and a few plastic dinosuars in under an hour.

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  • Gigi commented 1 year ago

    OMG LOVE THIS! I would have never guessed that it was a plastic dinosaur !!! This gives me so many other ideas to use other items I would have never thought! GREAT IDEA

    Brittni Mehlhoff replied 1 year ago

    Thank you Gigi.

  • Max of Moxy Metals commented 2 years ago

    If this is a plastic dinosaur you could go the extra mile and have it cast using a lost wax casting process, or you could grow metal onto the surface using electroplating technology...but, if you're in a hurry leaf or paint works too :)  Plus it keeps the piece a little lighter for the wearer....

    Brittni Mehlhoff replied 2 years ago

    Definitely. Have always wanted to try casting. This way is much faster and easier though if you're pressed for time. 

  • vvonder commented 2 years ago

    Such a great idea! I want to get the same paint. Is this the same one you use?? http://www.amazon.com/Plaid-6110-Liquid-Leaf-oz-Classic/dp/B000BZX2GS

    Brittni Mehlhoff replied 2 years ago

    Yes, that is the exact paint that I used for this project Wonder. 

  • TheMissLinds commented 2 years ago

    omg LOVE this! just got the jewelry making wheels turning big time!

    Brittni Mehlhoff replied 2 years ago

    Thank you :)

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