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kostgar

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Completed my art project for New Year's celebration. Most of my bottles come from the ocean and, naturally, more shards than intact ones. Heartbreaking. But I thought I might do something with 19th century bottle necks and bottoms so here it is. 32 necks cut, painted different colors on the inside and mounted in a sphere (ruined my son's globe for this purpose). I will probably hang it on chains later. Have a few pictures of the process so can post them too if anybody finds it interesting.
 

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Globes are like computers, made in the thousands and pretty much out of date before they hit the store shelves. That's a one of a kind thing to last generations. Very cool!
 

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Its something different , that's for sure .
 

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Most excellent idea! Send another picture after it is hung. I'm likin' this. Scott
 

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That is pretty freakin' neat if I do say so myself. I was trying to think of ways to use broken pieces, but never thought of that.
 

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Well I wanted to get a metal frame made for in front of our modular home before Christmas, so we could have a bottle tree lighted with a string of lights. Next year maybe. RED Matthews
 

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Thank you, guys! I'm glad you liked it too. I'll post more pictures when it's on chains.
 

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