Fish Mosaics

by Maree
(Waihi New Zealand)

Sea Glass Fish Mosaics

Sea Glass Fish Mosaics

~ sea glass project submitted by Maree in Waihi, New Zealand

Hi everyone - haven`t been here for ages - but the summer has ended so its more indoors activities now.

I have done several of these fish wall plaques, whatever you want to call them.

The shapes cut out of thin wood,(by my dear long suffering husband!!), mosaiced, grouted & hung by wire.

They sold well at a local camp store.

I also did some as key holders incorporating a couple of hooks before sticking on the glass pieces. (Menfolk seem to like that they serve more of a purpose than decorative only!!)

Most of my ideas have been mosaics, but I am keen to try drilling pieces to hang.

What kind of drill do I need & any tips I need to know?

~ sea glass project submitted by Maree

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May 28, 2010
sea glass and drills
by: Lin (from Odyssey)

Hey Maree,
This is Lin from Odyssey here. Thanks so much for the pic and your experience! Good idea.

In response to your question about drilling sea glass and tips: If you look on the left-hand side of the home page under Home and click on Search/Contents, you'll come up with at least 8 pages here in the web site that talk about drilling sea glass. Click on any one of them and you can read up on drilling, tips, et cetera.

Have fun and let us know how it goes!

Lin Schneider

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