News & Spotlights — dragon eyes

General Grievous Project with Golden Eyes

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Todd of Largo, FL, recently shared the steps he took to create his General Grievous sculpture. Check them out in the images below... (Glass eyes used: these golden dragon glass eyes.) It is so cool to see the epic handmade projects brought to life with our glass eye cabochons! And Start Wars inspired projects? That's even cooler. 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 handmade with attention to detail and inspected for quality All products are made and ship from our studio located...

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An Author's Dragon Brought to Life

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Author Nikki Haras recently sent some pictures of her latest project: a dragon inspired from a character in her co-written fantasy Prisma Isle book series. Meet Cynric! Cynric is an Eastern style fantasy dragon created from a Crafty Intentions pattern and brought to life with these yellow glass eyes. It's so cool to see creations brought to life with our original glass eye designs! 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 handmade with attention to detail and inspected for quality All products are made and ship from our...

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Halloween DIY Craft project Tutorial

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If you are anything like me, you are near-obsessive about Halloween and anything related to it. So I have a fun little DIY for those who want to start before the décor is in-store. The following tutorial is for a handmade clay spider and an easy 4 step eyeball flower for those wanting something a little incognito. Craft Project Items Needed: Crayola Air-Dry Clay (White) Parchment paper Kitchen knife Handmade Glass Eyes Acrylic Paint (Black) Paintbrush and pallet Setup: The first step to creating this spooky spider is to create a flat ball the size of your palm and one...

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Amigurumi Baby Dragon with Orange Glass Eyes

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This fun amigurumi baby dragon doll was hand crafted by Rozan from Colorado Springs. She intended to add wings to the little guy, but the soon-to-be owner of the dragon loved him too much as he was, and wanted to take him home right away! Rozan completed this amigurumi baby dragon with these orange alpha dragon glass eyes. The eyes provided the perfect finishing touch he was waiting for! You can check out our entire collection of glass dragon eyes here, for crafting amigurumi dolls and more! About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs...

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Beading Tutorial Videos: Dragon Eye Beaded Brooch

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Below are some quick video tutorials on how I make this beaded brooch with this glass eye, black and silver seed beads, stiff felt, and black beading thread. To start, glue your 20mm silver dragon glass eye to the center of a 2 inch x 2 inch stiff black felt square and let the glue dry prior to beginning your project. Follow along with the videos below for next steps. The last step is to glue on a fabric or leather backing to protect your stitching on the backside, and a brooch pin to the center of that. I love it when...

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