Instructables: exploring - living - art - faberge http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:45:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Fabergé Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabergeacute-Eggs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/MJ8B/G0GBN2D9/FMJMJ8BG0GBN2D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/MJ8B/G0GBN2D9/FMJMJ8BG0GBN2D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/MJ8B/G0GBN2D9/FMJMJ8BG0GBN2D9.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo The brilliantly bejeweled Easter eggs of 19th century Russian artist Peter Carl Faberge are a hallmark of miniaturist engineering and craftsmanship. Here are just a few of the Instructables Community's response to our challenge to design the next great egg! Carving a lattice and acanthus pattern...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2009 14:24:31 PDT
Olive Egg with LED Pimento http://www.instructables.com/id/Olive-Egg-with-LED-Pimento/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2008 20:45:30 PST
how to start a faberge http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-start-a-faberge/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 12:02:14 PDT
Silver Pendant Egg - Faberge' WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Silver-Pendant-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/JPYA/FM2KB8E7/FBGJPYAFM2KB8E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/JPYA/FM2KB8E7/FBGJPYAFM2KB8E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/JPYA/FM2KB8E7/FBGJPYAFM2KB8E7.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real egg. The front oval has been cut out and replaced with deep blue velvet. A beautiful silver pendant lies on the velvet. It is framed with metalic colored ornate cords.
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 21:20:00 PDT
Blue Jewel Egg - Faberge WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jewel-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/1NXY/FM2KB8E9/F0B1NXYFM2KB8E9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/1NXY/FM2KB8E9/F0B1NXYFM2KB8E9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/1NXY/FM2KB8E9/F0B1NXYFM2KB8E9.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real chicken egg. It is adorned with clear and blue rhinestones. The front of the egg has been cut out and lined with soft white material. The opening is framed with various colored cords.
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 21:09:16 PDT
Wasp and Grass Resin Egg with Rose Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wasp-and-Grass-Resin-Egg-with-Rose-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/JCER/FM2CT86G/FI5JCERFM2CT86G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/JCER/FM2CT86G/FI5JCERFM2CT86G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/JCER/FM2CT86G/FI5JCERFM2CT86G.SMALL.jpg oldhamedia I have the entire process ready to be made into an Instructable, but I wanted to get this in before the deadline. Unbeknownst to me, a wasp crawled into the chicken egg I had blown out and became trapped when I poured resin into the eggshell. My original plan was to set just a real blade of grass i...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 18:33:43 PDT
Paradise Bird Egg - Faberge' WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradise-Bird-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/63S2/FM2CT6AC/FS663S2FM2CT6AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/63S2/FM2CT6AC/FS663S2FM2CT6AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/63S2/FM2CT6AC/FS663S2FM2CT6AC.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real egg. Inside is a glass bird of paradise. The egg is decorated with flowers, ribbons, rhinestones, appliques, paint, and misc. It is permanently attached to the base.
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 13:15:19 PDT
Cherub Egg - Faberge' WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherub-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HWY0/FM2CT6A5/FY0HWY0FM2CT6A5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HWY0/FM2CT6A5/FY0HWY0FM2CT6A5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HWY0/FM2CT6A5/FY0HWY0FM2CT6A5.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real egg with three window cut-outs. The inside is lined with pink sparkles. An ornate cherub with golden wings and a rhinestone belly-button sits in the middle of the egg.
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 13:11:17 PDT
Swan Double Egg - Faberge' WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Swan-Double-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/VF8G/FM2CT6A9/FE0VF8GFM2CT6A9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/VF8G/FM2CT6A9/FE0VF8GFM2CT6A9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/VF8G/FM2CT6A9/FE0VF8GFM2CT6A9.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real egg that took many many hours to decorate. The larger outer egg has a small egg inside it. A glass swan sits in the smaller egg. There are many detailed cutouts, apliques, metalic cords, beads, and rhinestones. The large egg is permanently mounted on custom made golden swans.
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 13:05:36 PDT
Santa Egg - Faberge' WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/IHSD/FM68F9QF/FJ6IHSDFM68F9QF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/IHSD/FM68F9QF/FJ6IHSDFM68F9QF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/IHSD/FM68F9QF/FJ6IHSDFM68F9QF.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real chicken egg. The oval cut-out is framed by floral appliques and golden decorative cord. The inside is lined with sparkles and contains a glass Christmas tree. The back of the egg has a picture of santa, frames with golden cord and beads.
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 11:42:48 PDT
Winter Penguin Egg - Faberge' WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Penquin-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/SCRZ/FM68F9TA/FYJSCRZFM68F9TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/SCRZ/FM68F9TA/FYJSCRZFM68F9TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/SCRZ/FM68F9TA/FYJSCRZFM68F9TA.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real chicken egg. The front oval cut out has snowy, curved, edges that sparkle with super-fine white glitter. Inside the egg is a winter scene with penguins, ice, and trees.
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 11:35:59 PDT
Pink Christmas Egg - Faberge' WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Pink-Christmas-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/Y9AV/FM68F9UG/FEDY9AVFM68F9UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/Y9AV/FM68F9UG/FEDY9AVFM68F9UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/Y9AV/FM68F9UG/FEDY9AVFM68F9UG.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is a real chicken egg that was hollowed out and an oval cut out of the front. The opening is edged with golden ornate cords and floral Christmas appliques. The back of the egg also has a Christmas scene appliqued, and is framed with colored metallic cords. The inside of the egg has been lined ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 11:25:21 PDT
Wild Egg - Faberge WannaBe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wild-Egg-Faberge-WannaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/TJF6/FM2CSW8O/FHNTJF6FM2CSW8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/TJF6/FM2CSW8O/FHNTJF6FM2CSW8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/TJF6/FM2CSW8O/FHNTJF6FM2CSW8O.SMALL.jpg AnneB This is made from a real egg. It is first sanded lightly so that the bling will stick better. Then it is marked for the opening; then cut. The inside is lined with silken material that is attached by glue. Rhinestones are glued on next, followed by the golden trim work. The golden leaf stand that th...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 20:28:10 PDT
Arizona Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Arizona-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/F9QC/FM68F5S1/F13F9QCFM68F5S1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/F9QC/FM68F5S1/F13F9QCFM68F5S1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/F9QC/FM68F5S1/F13F9QCFM68F5S1.SMALL.jpg kfriendaz This Arizona Egg is made with a large Rhea egg and covered with small red and buff colored seed beads. The patterns on the exterior of the egg represent patterns found on ancient AZ potsherds. There are three hinged doors cut in the shape of the state of Arizona that open to reveal a miniature kachi...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 12:46:43 PDT
In the Doghouse http://www.instructables.com/id/In-the-Doghouse/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/IS3R/FM68F5MN/F94IS3RFM68F5MN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/IS3R/FM68F5MN/F94IS3RFM68F5MN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/IS3R/FM68F5MN/F94IS3RFM68F5MN.SMALL.jpg kfriendaz This was a gift I made for a friend using a medium sized goose egg. It is called In the Doghouse as it is representative of her two English Springer Spaniels, Calli and Aegle. The opening reveals her girls with their heads emerging from a doghouse. The doghouse is stained balsa wood, cut and mounte...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:34:45 PDT
The Flower Fairy http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flower-Fairy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UCYU/FM2CSZZV/F4BUCYUFM2CSZZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UCYU/FM2CSZZV/F4BUCYUFM2CSZZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UCYU/FM2CSZZV/F4BUCYUFM2CSZZV.SMALL.jpg Best Egger This is an egg that I did in 2001. I call it "The Flower Fairy". After drawing pattern on a Rhea egg, I cut and hinged the doors to the front of egg along with the lattice cuts on the sides and back. The inside is painted and sprinkled with diamond dust glitter. The flowers inside I made from tiny...
By: Best Egger

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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 22:17:33 PDT
Blue Bird of Happiness http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Bird-of-Happiness/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/DYJO/FM2KAYKQ/FZDDYJOFM2KAYKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/DYJO/FM2KAYKQ/FZDDYJOFM2KAYKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/DYJO/FM2KAYKQ/FZDDYJOFM2KAYKQ.SMALL.jpg Best Egger The name of this egg is "Blue Bird of Happiness" because when I look at the figurine inside it makes me smile. It is made with a large Rhea egg and covered with small no-hole pearls and 3mm flatback crystals. After putting the basic pattern on the egg and cutting the door and lattice pattern, the ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 21:53:17 PDT
Promethian Fire Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Promethian-Fire-Egg/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 16:02:28 PDT
Imperial Red http://www.instructables.com/id/Imperial-Red/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/CRB1/FM2KAQMR/FV9CRB1FM2KAQMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/CRB1/FM2KAQMR/FV9CRB1FM2KAQMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/CRB1/FM2KAQMR/FV9CRB1FM2KAQMR.SMALL.jpg egger1 Imperial Red was inspired by the work of Faberge. This is a goose egg on a 24k gold plated stand. The filigrees are also gold plated. The crystals and pearls are Swarovski and the lining is a rich satin.
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Thu, 9 Oct 2008 15:51:00 PDT
"Lilies of the City" Faberge Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/quotLilies-of-the-Cityquot-Faberge-Egg/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 22:15:53 PDT
Black Knight http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Knight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/X93H/FLROM53W/FLTX93HFLROM53W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/X93H/FLROM53W/FLTX93HFLROM53W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/X93H/FLROM53W/FLTX93HFLROM53W.SMALL.jpg egger1 Black Knight is a goose egg jewel box designed for a young woman's 20th Birthday who loves fencing so I designed Black Knight with this in mind. The stand and filigrees are silver, the crystals are Swarovski Jet. The design on the front hints at a fencing mask and the lovely brooch that sits inside....
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 21:24:45 PDT
"Until Midnight" Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/quotUntil-Midnightquot-Egg/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 18:06:14 PDT
Beaded Goose Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaded-Goose-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/SE80/FLROLPAN/F8ZSE80FLROLPAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/SE80/FLROLPAN/F8ZSE80FLROLPAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/SE80/FLROLPAN/F8ZSE80FLROLPAN.SMALL.jpg lambsk This is a goose egg beaded with bugle beads in a basketweave pattern. The middle section has no hole pearls and Swarovski flat back rhinestones. There is a Swarovski rhinestone button on the top. The egg sits on a gold plated stand. This egg was entered into the International Egg Art Guild Master...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2008 20:15:38 PDT
Birdy Faberge Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Birdy-Faberge-Egg/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2008 17:16:41 PDT
Pomegranate Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Pomegranate-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/J6OA/FLXYL2J9/FIZJ6OAFLXYL2J9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/J6OA/FLXYL2J9/FIZJ6OAFLXYL2J9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/J6OA/FLXYL2J9/FIZJ6OAFLXYL2J9.SMALL.jpg dragon-taurus It does not look exactly like pomegranate, but the combination of bright red and white made me name this work so. Front, close-up, top and bottom views. Czech glass beads on turned and painted wooden base
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Sun, 5 Oct 2008 15:40:20 PDT
Bunch of Grapes Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunch-of-Grapes-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/B30D/FLROKEPE/F99B30DFLROKEPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/B30D/FLROKEPE/F99B30DFLROKEPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/B30D/FLROKEPE/F99B30DFLROKEPE.SMALL.jpg dragon-taurus I live in Georgia - well, not in US, but in Republic of Georgia. And the bunch of grapes is one of the symbols of my country. Front, close-up, top and bottom views. Glass beads, Swarowski crystals and amethysts on turned and painted wooden base
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Sun, 5 Oct 2008 05:41:16 PDT
Honey and Meringue Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-and-Meringue-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/UI3Y/FLROKCRX/F1GUI3YFLROKCRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/UI3Y/FLROKCRX/F1GUI3YFLROKCRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/UI3Y/FLROKCRX/F1GUI3YFLROKCRX.SMALL.jpg dragon-taurus Ummm... looks delicious, doesn't it? I must not EAT sweets (because of diabetes), but nothing can stop me from BEADING "sweets" )) Front, close-up, top and bottom views. Silk ribbons, glass and plastic beads ot turned and painted wooden base.
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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 17:26:57 PDT
Autumn Garden Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Autumn-Garden-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/7TOX/FLROKC8I/FY07TOXFLROKC8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/7TOX/FLROKC8I/FY07TOXFLROKC8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/7TOX/FLROKC8I/FY07TOXFLROKC8I.SMALL.jpg dragon-taurus Well, it's Golden Autumn now, a beautiful season of the Year... Enjoy ) Front, close-up, top and bottom views. Glass and plastic beads on turned and painted wooden base.
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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 17:10:01 PDT
Art Nouveu Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-Nouveu-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/SOTP/FLROKBWM/FW8SOTPFLROKBWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/SOTP/FLROKBWM/FW8SOTPFLROKBWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/SOTP/FLROKBWM/FW8SOTPFLROKBWM.SMALL.jpg dragon-taurus I love works by Alphons Mucha, both the intricate and beautiful lineart and the warm, soft colour palette. So I was inspired to make this egg. Front, close-up, top and bottom views. Silk ribbons, glass and plastic beads on turned wooden base.
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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 16:59:59 PDT
Cleopatra Style Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleopatra-Style-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/38SD/FLROKB6P/FKV38SDFLROKB6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/38SD/FLROKB6P/FKV38SDFLROKB6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/38SD/FLROKB6P/FKV38SDFLROKB6P.SMALL.jpg dragon-taurus Greetings to everybody, this is my first slideshow here on Instuctables - but not the first beaded egg I make ) This one inspired by well-known, even stereotypical blue/gold palette of Cleopatra's outfit. Front, top and bottom views. Glass and plastic beads on turned and painted wooden base.
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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 16:47:27 PDT
An Egg: over cooked, overdecorated, over-electrified....A Key Fob ! http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Egg-over-cooked-overdecorated-over-electrifi/
An Egg: over cooked, overdecorated, over-electrified....A Key Fob ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/W4CC/FLROKQZ7/FM0W4CCFLROKQZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/W4CC/FLROKQZ7/FM0W4CCFLROKQZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/W4CC/FLROKQZ7/FM0W4CCFLROKQZ7.SMALL.jpg Goodhart I have done a bit of pyrography on my Birchwood egg, but some of what I put on the egg is not burnt in. BTW: That second picture showing Robot, is actually a reflection in the square mirror of my T-shirt :-) Getting the egg prepped.... First we have to make sure there are no coatings or va...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2008 13:55:15 PDT
Robo-Egg! http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Egg/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2008 12:46:59 PDT
Beaded/Jeweled Amber Goose Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/BeadedJeweled-Amber-Goose-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QCXK/FLROKVJ6/F65QCXKFLROKVJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QCXK/FLROKVJ6/F65QCXKFLROKVJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QCXK/FLROKVJ6/F65QCXKFLROKVJ6.SMALL.jpg darlenek A very large goose egg was used. (triple yolker!) I found the piece of jewelry used in the center at a yard sale, and tried to use complimentary colors for beading and design. Materials used are, various sized beads, rhinestone chain and rhinestones.
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Wed, 1 Oct 2008 16:04:35 PDT
Make a Golden Filigree Dragon's Eggcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Golden-Filigree-Dragons-Eggcase/
Make a Golden Filigree Dragon's Eggcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/6YWM/FLLZYDR5/FRK6YWMFLLZYDR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/6YWM/FLLZYDR5/FRK6YWMFLLZYDR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/6YWM/FLLZYDR5/FRK6YWMFLLZYDR5.SMALL.jpg KaptinScarlet Dear Instructables MemberIt is my absolute honour to relate to you the following story.One afternoon last week, quite by accident, while looking for my trusty ivory ophthalmoscope in a tea chest I had not opened for nearly 50 years, I came across one of my old journals. Lazy, late-day sunlight filte...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2008 04:31:16 PDT
Jewelled hen eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelled-hen-eggs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/ZISE/FLLZY2LT/F29ZISEFLLZY2LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/ZISE/FLLZY2LT/F29ZISEFLLZY2LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/ZISE/FLLZY2LT/F29ZISEFLLZY2LT.SMALL.jpg pmbalice I used common hen eggs in all my Farberge styled eggs. The egg titled "Jewelled Cross" is composed of links of an antique bracelet. The egg Rose Garden are dried flowers and leaves that I dried to use in this design and in the"Butterflies", also in the "Butterflies" are three resin butterflies on th...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2008 02:41:17 PDT
Wedding Cake Egg Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Cake-Egg-Topper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/JRAC/FLJULYW3/FMDJRACFLJULYW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/JRAC/FLJULYW3/FMDJRACFLJULYW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/JRAC/FLJULYW3/FMDJRACFLJULYW3.SMALL.jpg UncleJon This beautiful egg was created for a friend's wedding cake topper. Most of the decorative supplies were obtained at a craft store in the wedding section. The couple inside the egg is porcelain. They can be seen thru a heart-shaped cutout in the front and back of the egg. The eggshell is a real rhea...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2008 15:12:11 PDT
After Supper http://www.instructables.com/id/After-Supper/
After Supper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8NJ6/FLJJUT3F/F8O8NJ6FLJJUT3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8NJ6/FLJJUT3F/F8O8NJ6FLJJUT3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8NJ6/FLJJUT3F/F8O8NJ6FLJJUT3F.SMALL.jpg Raiqi For this project I decided to depict my own idea of what would likely happen shortly after a man in his mid thirties had a dozen or so friends over for a going-away party. Of course if he was unmarried and living with his mother, she would be cleaning up the dishes and tidying up the table. Step ...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2008 10:17:42 PDT
Arctic Egg Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arctic-Egg-Display/
Arctic Egg Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/Q8GZ/FLG5XK0B/FTTQ8GZFLG5XK0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/Q8GZ/FLG5XK0B/FTTQ8GZFLG5XK0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/Q8GZ/FLG5XK0B/FTTQ8GZFLG5XK0B.SMALL.jpg Raiqi You too can make this beautiful egg for display in your home to remind you of the grace and fraglity of our world and the dexterity of your fingers. Or just cos you like polar bears. Or eggs? For this project you will need:ScissorsWhite glue (preferable) Coloured paper - if you are copying exactly y...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2008 09:10:35 PDT
Mosaic Glass Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-Glass-Egg/
Mosaic Glass Egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/97R4/FL612MB1/FPQ97R4FL612MB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/97R4/FL612MB1/FPQ97R4FL612MB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/97R4/FL612MB1/FPQ97R4FL612MB1.SMALL.jpg ChrysN I used glass cobbles and tiles to create a stained glass appearance for this egg. Using a mosaic tile technique by gluing the glass pieces onto the egg and then applying grout, I then placed an LED inside to light the whole thing up. I was impressed at how nicely an egg glows with an Led in it, wh...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2008 06:39:48 PDT
Illuminated Stained Glass Faberge Style Egg - Full Instructable (UPDATED!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Stained-Glass-Faberge-Style-Egg-Full/
Illuminated Stained Glass Faberge Style Egg - Full Instructable (UPDATED!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/SWK5/FLA1LC1D/F6SSWK5FLA1LC1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/SWK5/FLA1LC1D/F6SSWK5FLA1LC1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/SWK5/FLA1LC1D/F6SSWK5FLA1LC1D.SMALL.jpg RadBear This is my egg. It was partially inspired by the Coronation Egg and the Hoof Egg. I saw the Coronation Egg as part of a Faberge exhibit that my Mom dragged me to years ago. I went along to be a good son not thinking it would be that interesting as I knew nothing about the Faberge Eggs at that time. ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 19:39:37 PDT
Opals and more http://www.instructables.com/id/Opals-and-more/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RRJU/FL612KUB/F6QRRJUFL612KUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RRJU/FL612KUB/F6QRRJUFL612KUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RRJU/FL612KUB/F6QRRJUFL612KUB.SMALL.jpg harizard When I think of Faberge Eggs I think of precious and semi precious stones. The inspiration for my egg is entitled Renaissance Egg. Though this egg does not look like my egg there are several similarities between them. Note the surround findings, they are very close in looks, plus they used caboch...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 17:55:11 PDT
Faberlicious Spidey Egg (Poor Man's Faberge') http://www.instructables.com/id/Faberlicious-Spidey-Egg-Poor-Mans-Faberge/
Faberlicious Spidey Egg (Poor Man's Faberge') - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYH5/FLJIVSIG/FMEMYH5FLJIVSIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYH5/FLJIVSIG/FMEMYH5FLJIVSIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYH5/FLJIVSIG/FMEMYH5FLJIVSIG.SMALL.jpg kelllbelll I have tried to create an egg that is Faberge'-like, and at the same time made from recycled materials. All the supplies I used are items that I already had at my house. In the spirit of recycle/reuse, most, if not all, can be substituted by something else. My inspiration for the Spidey Egg was my b...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 14:41:13 PDT
Faux Faberge Junk Jewelry Egg! http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Faberge-Junk-Jewelry-Egg/
Faux Faberge Junk Jewelry Egg! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2IKE/FL612KN1/FAF2IKEFL612KN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2IKE/FL612KN1/FAF2IKEFL612KN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2IKE/FL612KN1/FAF2IKEFL612KN1.SMALL.jpg stinkymum I like a challenge so decided I would come up with a Faux Faberge egg and enter it in this contest! It makes a great alternative to doing the housework! I took a plain white egg and made two small holes top and bottom and blew out the innards. The theory is you blow hard through one hole and the ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 13:05:20 PDT
Bonbonniere egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonbonniere-egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/PT96/FLEBWD6X/FYQPT96FLEBWD6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/PT96/FLEBWD6X/FYQPT96FLEBWD6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/PT96/FLEBWD6X/FYQPT96FLEBWD6X.SMALL.jpg harizard Supplies Needed: Rhea egg gold cording or trim sawtooth braid #5s rhinestones (100) hinge 8 decals metallic string or thread stand materials for choice of toppers lining material spray paint acrylic paint (for band) Marking Egg: Mark egg into fourths and mark the center girth line. Measure above an...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 21:18:50 PDT
Illuminated Stained Glass Faberge Style Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Stained-Glass-Faberge-Style-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/SWK5/FLA1LC1D/F6SSWK5FLA1LC1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/SWK5/FLA1LC1D/F6SSWK5FLA1LC1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/SWK5/FLA1LC1D/F6SSWK5FLA1LC1D.SMALL.jpg RadBear This is my egg and first slide show. I was going to do an ible, but it would be a novel. And not a short one. Think of something akin to Crime and Punishment. This egg was partially inspired by the Coronation Egg and the Hoof Egg. The interior has a sort of King of the Sea motif. Enjoy!!!Full Instru...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2008 19:50:14 PDT
How to potentially harm yourself and others with an egg http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-potentially-harm-yourself-and-others-with-a/
How to potentially harm yourself and others with an egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/DNA5/FKYEARDK/FHSDNA5FKYEARDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/DNA5/FKYEARDK/FHSDNA5FKYEARDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/DNA5/FKYEARDK/FHSDNA5FKYEARDK.SMALL.jpg Firebert010 Let me start off by saying that there is absolutely no reason that this object I'm about to show you should exist on this planet. It was created solely for my own sick pleasure, and of course to win this contest.Right then, off we go. Gather round to begin this magical journey... Materials We sta...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 18:24:35 PDT