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What you can win: The Double Maple Seed necklace, handcrafted with sterling silver on an 18" chain by a fellow PWD!
Made possible by: Alecia Wesner (http://www.etsy.com/shop/AleciaWesner)
Why you want this: From Alecia:
"If things seem like they are spinning out of control, just remember, that's EXACTLY how little maple seeds get where it's going.
I love being hands-on with the jewelry I create. What makes my Maple Seed collection so unique is that these 'charms" are not a direct casting or a "duplicate", but rather, they are an imprint. After painting a dried double maple seed with layers upon layers of precious metal clay (fine silver), I bake the concoction in a kiln. While the clay and Maple seed burn away, what remains is a fine silver imprint of the seed. After some polishing, I make a mold of my fine silver maple seed and later cast the seed in sterling silver (stronger and more durable than the fine silver).To enter today's contest: Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter today's contest. You will earn two entries by leaving a comment on this blog post (this is required to enter the contest) telling me where you'd wear this gorgeous necklace, if you won. You can earn one additional entry for liking the Alecia Wesner Jewelry Facebook page.
Whew, so that's how it works. It takes time and dexterity and patience. Like I mentioned, sometimes things do seem to spiral out of control, but that's exactly how a little maple seed gets a shot a being a strong, beautiful tree."
Rules: This contest ends tonight at midnight CST, and is open to U.S. residents only. #GiveAllTheThings contests are intended for people with diabetes (or their caregivers) only. Since the Rafflecopter widget requires you to share an email address, I'll be emailing the winner (as well as announcing them through an update on this post) Saturday morning - you'll need to respond to me by Tuesday evening (let's say 7:00 pm CST) with your shipping address in order to claim your prize. If I don't hear from you, I'll pick a new winner.
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