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Re: [teacherartexchange] pumping your brains again.....bronze/copper plates?


From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue May 26 2009 - 11:44:29 PDT


Check out this artist: Assemblage?

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He does a lot with trophy parts.

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Hillmer, Jan <> wrote:
> Thanks for the info on the backstrap weaving.  I have one packed up to
> try this summer.
> Now I have another question for you fabulous folks.
> The teacher before me was gifted with a large number of trophy parts.
> Perhaps she'd been on the receiving end of a trophy shop which was
> closing. Anyway, there are quite a few bronze/copper/ mystery metal
> strips - the ones that get engraved to personalize a trophy.  They all
> have a hole at either end.  Sizes range from 1"x4" to 2 1/4" x 8" plus
> some weird other sizes, too.
> Any ideas?  I'm thinking about bracelets - hammering them into a cuff,
> but am not sure how that would work - my group goes up thru 5th grade.
> (anyone know what I'd need to make those cuffs?  How about decorating
> them?)  Also have some small pieces of marble, wood, with a hole or two
> in the middle - apparently for mounting the various trophy parts.  Also
> found a box with clear plexiglass bases about 10.
> Also have lots of little plastic gold parts - some glue-on designs, some
> screw-on - stuff like eagles  for the top of the trophy?).
> Jan in Tampa
> 1-5
> Getting ready for new cabinets (can you tell?)
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