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Wolfiefan · 12/10/2015 21:52

My poor sister is having her much loved first horse put down tomorrow. Sad

She is looking at maybe getting a ring made with some of his horsehair. Has anyone had anything made? Any recommendations of websites?

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tabulahrasa · 12/10/2015 22:00

Not rings, but she does bracelets or keyrings...I'm sure she'd be be happy to do what you wanted as a lot of her pieces are customer requests (she's a friend of mine)

Gillirina if you look in the album with the timeline photos you'll get to some horsehair ones - they're all from a customer's horse, they post them to her and she makes them.

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Wolfiefan · 12/10/2015 22:05

Thanks tabula. I think she fancied a ring as she could wear it every day.

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tabulahrasa · 12/10/2015 22:09

What I meant was...I haven't seen her do a ring with horsehair, but if you like her stuff it would be worth asking her as she makes to order.

Obviously if you don't then I'm sure people will give you other suggestions anyway Smile

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TweedAddict · 12/10/2015 22:15

I had this made when I sold my last horse, it was his first ever shoe. I had my wedding rings tied to it as well for our wedding so it's now extra special.

I've found people that have had horse hair items made are lovely but not at all hard wearing so they don't last.

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Wolfiefan · 12/10/2015 22:16

Thanks. I think she wants a braided ring set in silver.

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Wolfiefan · 12/10/2015 22:17

Tweed that's lovely. We are looking at shoe ideas too!

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Wolfiefan · 12/10/2015 23:01

I am looking at necklaces and bangles now. May be drink involved!

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Millie2013 · 16/10/2015 07:47

When I lost my old pony, my friends had a bracelet made by a company called "Tail end jewellery". I've just looked and they do rings too, in fact, I'm tempted to get one made for Christmas...

I must admit, I don't wear my bracelet much, as I'm worried about it breaking!

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