News & Spotlights — nautical 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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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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Octopus Mask for Masquerade

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Nicole Lewis from Centerville, Tennessee created this intricately detailed octopus mask for an upcoming masquerade dinner. To add a final touch, she added blue octopus eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com. When reviewing her purchase Nicole stated, "Fast delivery. Great product! Would purchase from this vendor again." We are so honored to have provided a small piece to this extraordinary work of art!

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NEW: Deep Sea Glass Eyes Collection

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The new summer collection of handmade glass eyes is finally here, and it combines a riveting mix of nautical, vintage, steampunk, and realistic fish inspired glass eye cabochons. This mix of eye designs will take you on a deep sea adventure, complete with magical mermaids and steampunk treasures. Included in the Deep Sea Glass Eye Collection: New Realistic Fish Glass Eyes   Wild Fish Glass Eyes Red Fish Glass Eyes Realistic Bass Fish Eyes Goldfish Glass Eyes Carp Fish Eyes Pufferfish Glass Eyes Barbus Fish Glass Eyes     Vintage Illustration Glass Eyes   Vintage Mermaid and Ship Glass Eyes...

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