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Altered Comic Book Bracelet

For the comic book lover in your life or for anyone who just loves nostalgia. Handmade bracelet made from vintage comic book. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 4 cm in height while diameter is 6.5 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most.

This is piece takes over a week to complete due its many layers but as it is handmade it may have distinctive bumps and blips that would not occur in a mass generated item. This makes it original and the opposite of anonymous. Feel free to request additional photos.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. It is available to most other countries, and the cost is approximately $60 or 60 euro but for exact price please use an online currency converter at time of purchase. Please inquire for other [read more]

Altered Comic Book Bracelet

For the comic book lover in your life or for anyone who just loves nostalgia. Handmade bracelet made from vintage comic book. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 4 cm in height while diameter is 6.5 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most.

This is piece takes over a week to complete due its many layers but as it is handmade it may have distinctive bumps and blips that would not occur in a mass generated item. This makes it original and the opposite of anonymous. Feel free to request additional photos.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. It is available to most other countries, and the cost is approximately $60 or 60 euro but for exact price please use an online currency converter at time of purchase. Please inquire for other [read more]

Altered Comic Book Bracelet

For the comic book lover in your life or for anyone who just loves nostalgia. Handmade bracelet made from vintage comic book. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 5 cm in height while diameter is 6.5 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most.

This is piece takes over a week to complete due its many layers but as it is handmade it may have distinctive bumps and blips that would not occur in a mass generated item. This makes it original and the opposite of anonymous. Feel free to request additional photos.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. It is available to most other countries, and the cost is approximately $60 or 60 euro but for exact price please use an online currency converter at time of purchase. Please inquire for other destinations.

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Altered Book Art Bracelet: Vintage Dictionary

For the book lover or word maven in your life, or anyone who just loves old print. Handmade bracelet made from vintage dictionary. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 4 cm in height while diameter is 6.5 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most.

This is piece takes over a week to complete due its many layers but as it is handmade it may have distinctive bumps and blips that would not occur in a mass generated item. This makes it original and the opposite of anonymous. Feel free to request additional photos.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. It is available to most other countries, and the cost is approximately $60 or 60 euro but for exact price please use an online currency converter at time of purchase. Please inquire for other [read more]

Altered Book Art Bracelet: Vintage Dictionary 2

For the book lover or word maven in your life, or anyone who just loves old print. Handmade bracelet made from vintage dictionary. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 4 cm in height while diameter is 6 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most but it is slightly more narrow than some bangles. While this does give it a more snug, cuff-like appearance when it is on, if you feel that you have an especially big wrist, take note.

This is piece takes over a week to complete due its many layers but as it is handmade it may have distinctive bumps and blips that would not occur in a mass generated item. This makes it original and the opposite of anonymous. Feel free to request additional photos.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. It is available to most other countries, and the cost is approximately $60 or 60 euro but for exact price [read more]

Altered Book Art Bracelet: Altered Map Blue Oceans

For the travel lover or dreamer in your life. Handmade bracelet made from vintage atlas. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 3 cm in height while diameter is 6.5 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most.

This is piece takes over a week to complete due its many layers but as it is handmade it may have distinctive bumps and blips that would not occur in a mass generated item. This makes it original and the opposite of anonymous. Feel free to request additional photos.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. It is available to most other countries, and the cost is approximately $60 or 60 euro but for exact price please use an online currency converter at time of purchase. Please inquire for other [read more]

Altered Book Art Bracelets: Altered Map Blue Countries

For the travel lover or dreamer in your life. Handmade bracelet made from vintage atlas. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 4 cm in height while diameter is 6.25 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. It is available to most other countries, and the cost is approximately $60 or 60 euro but for exact price please use an online currency converter at time of purchase. Please inquire for other [read more]

Altered Book Art Bracelets: Altered Map Blue with Terra Landscape

For the travel lover or dreamer in your life. Handmade bracelet made from vintage atlas. This piece is made of paper mache over bangle and finished with acrylic medium then resin for a hard, crystal-like finish. Measures 4 cm in height while diameter is 6.5 cm from inside to inside. This size should fit most.

£40. Shipping is £4 to the U.K. (Please note that this is approximately $60 USD or 60 euros. For exact, check currency conversion at the time of [read more]

Ten Literary One-Hit Wonders: Bestselling Only Children

FAMOUS BOOKS THAT WERE LITERARY ONE-HIT WONDERS

 When Harper Lee’s second novel, Go Set a Watchman debuted recently, it disqualified Lee – for the first time in decades – from inclusion in a short but fascinating list, that of writers who were one-hit wonders. Here are some of the authors who remain, who published one bestseller, usually to critical acclaim, then for whatever reason did not write again.

MARGARET MITCHELL:    Gone With the Wind

 When Atlanta society reporter Margaret Mitchell was confined to bed with a broken leg, she got so sick of reading stories that she decided to write one of her own. Gone with the Wind, published in 1936, was a wild bestseller and over seventy years later this Civil War page-turner still sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year and has sold more copies than any other book besides the Bible. It also won a Pulitzer Prize and inspired the iconic movie.

Ironically, there have been several dozen books written about this novel while Mitchell herself wrote only the one. She loathed the celebrity that came with international success. “If I had known being an author was like this I’d have [read more]

St Paul’s Graveyard: Lovely Headstones in Sketty, Wales

I have walked past this church so many times but until recently never noticed how lovely some of its old headstones are in its surrounding cemetery. I have now, and here are a few of them.

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