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Ceph Stuff...Lampwork bead

This is a piece of art called a lampwork bead.

I am not sure of the derivation of that, but I ended up really liking this little guy. He is a little silver octo crawling on the blue glass.
 

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erich orser

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Here's a Little Something My Better-Half Made Me

I had this smugglers' cane for years - looked like a gentlemens' walking stick, but once the top was unscrewed, it turned out to be a hollow steel tube filled with coil-spring shock-absorbing glass test tubes. At any rate, an idiot colleague of mine was attempting to do some Fred Astaire action with this prop-toy years ago and dropped it, shattering the ABS plastic top portion. Rebecca managed to buy some antique mahogany, and secretly carved a stylized squid-top for the cane. Here it is:
 

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Ceph Stuff...Bangle

Yes Erich,

You are a lucky man to have such a wife that supports you in that way. I love the cane.

Maybe you should get her something like this bangle style bracelet below. It has suckers...
 

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Ceph Stuff...Balloons?

...And now, for something Completely different...

Somebody put on a helluva show in this ballooon sculpture of our preferred underwater pal. Must have been some kind of 'under the sea' prom theme.
 

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