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Author Topic: Hobbies: A Brigid's Cross I just Made :)  (Read 2255 times)

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A Brigid's Cross I just Made :)
« on: June 16, 2015, 02:58:28 am »
Though I have started honoring the Norse gods and goddesses, today I wanted to start honoring Brigid as well. For lack of being able to do much else, but wanting to make something, I made one of her crosses, out of pipe cleaners. As I made it I listened to Howard Baer's Celtic Mystique album; afterwards I said prayers with it to Brigid; overall a nice meditative sort of activity!

Anyways, here it is:

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Re: A Brigid's Cross I just Made :)
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2015, 02:42:58 pm »
Quote from: Seax_Blade;176111
Though I have started honoring the Norse gods and goddesses, today I wanted to start honoring Brigid as well. For lack of being able to do much else, but wanting to make something, I made one of her crosses, out of pipe cleaners. As I made it I listened to Howard Baer's Celtic Mystique album; afterwards I said prayers with it to Brigid; overall a nice meditative sort of activity!

Anyways, here it is:


 
Nice! I really like how the different shades of green are woven together, giving it the resemblance of plant fibers. :)

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Re: A Brigid's Cross I just Made :)
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2015, 04:53:34 pm »
Quote from: Seax_Blade;176111
Though I have started honoring the Norse gods and goddesses, today I wanted to start honoring Brigid as well. For lack of being able to do much else, but wanting to make something, I made one of her crosses, out of pipe cleaners.

Beautiful!

I love using pipe cleaners to make Brighid's crosses. They're easy, and the colors are great. :-D
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Re: A Brigid's Cross I just Made :)
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2015, 06:57:10 pm »
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Nice! I really like how the different shades of green are woven together, giving it the resemblance of plant fibers. :)

Thanks! I hadn't thought of it like resembling plant fibers, but good point! I was just looking for pipe cleaners at all in my house, and found a pack of these varying green ones. I thought perfect, Brigid--->Ireland---->green lol.
 
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Beautiful!

I love using pipe cleaners to make Brighid's crosses. They're easy, and the colors are great. :-D

And thank you! Oh yeah they oughta be easier than using organic material though I might like to try one such as that, sometime. I like how they can kind of clamp together in the center more or less, and then at the ends they're pretty easy to tie off. I think this one loosened up though because I tried to see if it would fold up in my small altoids tin shrine/altar lol--it was a bit of a longshot but it didn't work at all! Oh well, I have it on my desk. Maybe I'll draw one or make a small simple one to put inside.
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