A Steel and Sea Shell Pendant

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About: Awesome Gear I've designed myself.

Until recently I thought all bullet shells were made of brass. Apparently you can also find shell casings made of steel. I cut down this .45cal casing, drilled holes, and fitted a piece of polished abalone shell in it. You can read more about polishing abalone here. It especially looks cool in sunlight. Overall It has a 12mm diameter (a penny is 19mm). 

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    jmabry3

    5 years ago

    what did you use to attach the abalone to the casing? superglue?

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    kgyngard

    7 years ago on Introduction

    I was given this piece of beautiful jewlery from my son-in-law and creator of this piece Mrballeng as a Christmas gift this year. It's AWESOME!!! and so is he.
    Love MOM

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    BamaBob

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Well, you've done it again - created another beautiful piece of artwork using bullet casings, of all things. I just hope you don't get caught snagging the casings from crime scenes! :-)