News & Spotlights — animal eyes

Upgraded Ammonite Modelsin Manitoba

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Danny from Manitoba takes models of ammonites (squids that went out with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago) and 10-ups them with spray paint, connecting them with magnets, and adding glass eye cabochons from handmadeglasseyes.com. Describing his process, Danny writes, "I bought these 3D printed models from a dealer on eBay. They are white plastic and their eyes were little more than small featureless bumps. So...I spray painted the models, attached them by magnets to "plastic rocks" meant for aquarium decor and thought I'd paint the eyes. On second thought messing up the eyes by a shaky hand would just...

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Spectacular Amigurumi Owl with Plastic Yellow Safety Eyes

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Michelle Starr from local Spokane, WA crafted this stunning white amigurumi owl with speckled detailed and these yellow owl plastic safety eyes. According to Michelle, she "got a lot of awesome feedback on the realism of this owl." She's certain that the yellow plastic safety owl eyes she used were a big part of that! It's so delightful to see such incredible work brought to life with a set of our eye designs! You can shop our entire selection of plastic safety eyes here: https://handmadeglasseyes.com/collections/plastic-safety-eyes About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs designed by Megan...

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Handmade Animal Scarves with Glass Eyes

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April from Benton, ME, makes unique animal-inspired scarves. To help add character and realism, she includes glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com. According to April, "These eyes are absolutely perfect for my scarves." (Above wolf scarf made with these pale blue mysterious mermaid glass eyes.) In one 5-star review, April states, "These were used for a horse scarf I made and donated to a local equestrian rescue. The eyes were PERFECT! Thanks so much!" and in another "These eyes are PERFECT for my kitty scarf. Well made, and shipped fast! You be the judge...look at this cat!.😁🐾🐈" Here is the horse scarf...

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Custom Furby Eye Chips

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Ashley Brown Johnson City, TX uses our 14mm glass eyes to customize Furby dolls, and the results are mesmerizing. Ashley uses 14mm glass eye chips from handmadeglasseyes.com to customize her Furby dolls. "Make absolutely fantastic eye chips for custom furbys," She states in a recent 5-star review. If you'd like to add unique glass eye cabochons to your own creations, you can grab 20% off your entire order from us when you sign up for e-mail updates here. About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs designed by Megan Petersen of Spokane, Washington Each cabochon is...

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Crochet Octopus Friend Made with Orange Glass Button Eyes

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Heather Meyer from Minneapolis, MN finished off her purple crochet octopus creature with a set of these orange glass octopus eye sew on buttons to give him extra depth and character. In her review of the eyes Heather says, "Loved these octopus eyes - the perfect finishing touch to my little friend!" If you'd like to add life and character to your own crochet creature creations, you can shop all glass eyes with sew on button backings here. Our selection of unique, original glass eye designs is ever-growing and expanding! About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original...

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