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EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
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KODAK EASYSHARE Z1015 IS DIGITAL CAMERA
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Feb 7, 2012, 5:21:14 PM
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Chainmaille Treasure Chest by ChainedBeauty Chainmaille Treasure Chest by ChainedBeauty
A working treasure chest, made out of chainmaille!

This piece took about three months worth of time to design and make, and went through many incarnations before it became what you see here.

About 4" tall, 5 1/2" long, and 2 1/2" deep, its a good size for holding all kinds of tiny treasures.

Mostly brass wire, with some copper worked in the lid, ranging from 16g 5/16" to 20g 3/16", using Captive Inverted Round and Dragonscale weaves, both modified slightly to fit where necessary.

This one was an incredibly late Christmas gift, but I intend that I'll be making another one soon.

Here's the detail pictures: [link]

*EDIT*
WOW A Daily Deviation! Thank you so much to everyone that commented, or favorited my piece! It means so much to me!

I also put this on my etsy page as a Made-to-Order piece, if you really, really want one, you should stop by: [link]
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Given 2012-03-12
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nikitasaurus Nov 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are phenomenal! What dedication to your craft, midear. I'm very impressed, and wish I had your kind of patience. Nice work! (I love love love your beer stein, too. XD )
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:iconxanthium212002:
WOW great idea i just started with chainmaille and can only imagine what it took to make a chest.
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Dark-Lioncourt Oct 10, 2012  Professional
just incredible :D
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JenniferMulkerrin Oct 4, 2012  Professional Photographer
so darn beautiful!!
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:iconchainedbeauty:
ChainedBeauty Oct 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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:iconmarsvar:
marsvar Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wow, this is amazing!
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:iconangie-pictures:
I love it! Congratulations on the DD! :)
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:iconskezzcrom:
skezzcrom Mar 23, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Nice work :)
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Barbsdesigns Mar 21, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
kool
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