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One of a Kind Bear Sculpture Made with Animated Teddy Bear Glass Eyes

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Sunset Lodge creations crafts original, one-of-a-kind sculptures out of paper mache, fur, and other materials. Inspiring each of these sculptures are glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com. The glass eyes added to this sculpture come from our collection of unique holographic, animated glass eyes. The small red hearts at the center of these glass eyes grow larger and smaller when the eyes are tilted up and down or to the left and right, giving this sculpture a sense of moment and emotion from every angle. You can find the animated teddy bear heart glass eyes used in this sculpture here. About the...

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Community Mosaic of Green Man Organized by Artist Lisa Tiemann Created with Glass Eyes by Megan Petersen

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Melrose artist Lisa Tiemann and her dog, Cora, with the Green Man mosaic outside her home, photographed by Amanda Hurley Tiemann spearheaded the community mosaic project for Cedar Park, Melrose, as outlined in this article by Amanda Hurley. A total of 35 artists worked on the project, coming together to create a masterpiece that celebrates human connection to nature. Also contributing to the project are several pairs of brilliant glass eye cabochons from handmadeglasseyes.com. At the center of the mosaic are a pair of large, detailed green and blue glass eyes, offering themselves as a focal point for the whole design....

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Paper Mache Mask Maker Brings Wall Masks to Life with Glass Eyes

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Paper Mache creator Catherine from Orlando, Florida creates eerie, one-of-a-kind paper mache mask cosplay creations. She makes her masks entirely from scratch, and they can be found in her online Etsy shop here. With their unique styles its no wonder her masks were selected to be used as props in the upcoming television season of "The Blacklist." In one of her reviews of the glass eyes she purchased to place in her wall mounted masks, Catherine wrote, "These glass eyes are amazing.... They really make my masks come to life." In a second review she noted, "My fox mask looks...

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Baby Yoda Inspired Pumpkin Contest Entry

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This pumpkin contest entry by Juliana Brown of Bethlehem, PA received its final touch with these deep brown glass eyes.    This adorable, Baby Yoda inspired design looks like a winner to me! You can barely even tell it's a pumpkin! Good work Juliana ! 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 in Spokane, Washington, USA Get your order FAST! All products ship within 1-3 business...

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Big Game Fishing Lure with Glass Eyes - Glowing Ivory Squid Scoop

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This glowing ivory squid scoop from Big Game Lures is an incredible combination of glowing and flashy iridescent shell materials with a scoop face specially designed to leave "massive, smoking bubble trail." The final detail of this impressive fishing lure are it's realistic, handmade cuttlefish glass eyes. These multi-colored glass eyes give the 9 inch lure the last touch needed to help it preform it's job. What's really cool is that this large big game lure glows in the dark, just like a real squid! You can view this fishing lure at Big Game Fishing Lure's website, here. Or, if you are...

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