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post #1 of 10 Old 12-22-2013, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone make horsehair angels?
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post #2 of 10 Old 12-22-2013, 07:13 PM
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What are horsehair angels exactly?
I mean, what do they look like?

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post #3 of 10 Old 12-23-2013, 09:42 AM
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Do you mean like a Christmas Tree topper?

If so....

My mom has one, now coming 60 years old that I know about...was in the family for a long time and passed through generations.

"She" is beautiful on the tree.

Sorry, I don't know of anyone who does "a dieing art" like this...

Maybe contact a "chair caner", you know the guy who weaves seat and chair backs...they might know someone.
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post #4 of 10 Old 12-23-2013, 09:49 AM
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I'd like to see what one looks like.

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post #5 of 10 Old 12-23-2013, 09:55 AM
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I'd like to see what one looks like.
You and me both. I know a lot of people braid and make jewelry, keychains, sweater pulls, hatbands, etc out of horse hair, but I've never heard of someone making an angel out of hair.

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post #6 of 10 Old 12-23-2013, 10:02 AM
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Pilgrim is making a horsehair snow angel.
I guess that isn't what you mean though.

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post #7 of 10 Old 12-23-2013, 11:02 AM
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I'd like to see a tree topper one too, though.

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post #8 of 10 Old 12-23-2013, 12:03 PM
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So basically, it's just a loop of hair with more hair sticking out of the sides for wings? Yeah, not something I'd buy.

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post #10 of 10 Old 12-24-2013, 10:50 AM
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Maybe the older ones are different ?

Straying a bit from the topic, I started bringing home baling twine that was actually twine rather than plastic thinking I would wind some up and make an old-fashioned twine ball for my mother, who has mentioned missing having one for ages now.

It didn't wind up well, but I just kept on bringing it home until I'm thinking of making a scare-crow. Looping a head and arms similar to these horsehair angels. Then a second bunch tied in half for legs, tie off for hands and feet, dress in kids clothes, and there you go.

Think it would work?

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