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Caryn
02-23-2003, 01:35 PM
I can't find Yuna's earring ANYWHERE, so I'm assuming everyone who's done Yuna has made it themselves. How do I make it? :S Any advice would be a big help!

Btw her earring is the same in X-2 as it is in X, yes?

khamryn
02-23-2003, 01:45 PM
I think my friend used sculpy to make it....

I'll send her here. ^_^ ::Copies the link to her.::

Caryn
02-23-2003, 01:48 PM
Thankies! Any help is very much appreciated...I have no idea how to make it as of now ^^;;

khamryn
02-23-2003, 02:26 PM
::Nods.::

Well since she's still away.. here's my two cents:

Make it out of sculpy (its incredibly light ^_^) and paint it if it needs it. (I usually end up painting it cuz I have a ton of gold sculpy.. u.u; hehe)

::decides i should open a pic of yuna, does so.::

put some holes throughout the sculpy so you can then thread friendship bracelet making thread of the right color through and then tie that off in a little knot so it stays.. @.x get an earring kit making thing.. I dunno.. does that make sense? how to attach it to the part of the earring that goes through the ear.. hm.. damn.. i can't explain it. ;.; ::will try and bug friend to come here again when she's off of away::

Yuna_Braska
02-23-2003, 02:29 PM
When I did my Yuna costume, what I did for the earring was I looked on ebay, and I actually found a very nice girl who made the earring for me (and believe me, it's beautiful and perfectly made), so I'm gonna drop her e-mail off to you. I think I payed... around $20 for her to make it for me, but then I didn't have to deal with the sculpy or anything like that to make it, and she REALLY did an excellent job. Here's her e-mail:

cosplayangel@hotmail.com

And she went by the name of Angel. ^_^

Caryn
02-23-2003, 02:34 PM
*huggles her* Thank you so much!! I just sent her an e-mail - it's going to be SO muche easier on me if I don't have to hassel with sculpy or anything. I'm already having a hard enough time with my shirt *growls*

Anyway thanks again for the suggestions everyone! I looked on eBay before but couldn't find anything :\ So hopefully I'll get a reply from Angel soon!

khamryn
02-23-2003, 02:48 PM
::Poku:: I added you to my aim and don't see you Caryn-san >.>

Mine is (well, at the moment, I switch a lot) BlackHowlingGau

Caryn
02-23-2003, 02:50 PM
I'm not aim ATM ^^;; I will be sure to add chu today tho! *gets on AIM*

khamryn
02-23-2003, 02:52 PM
Ahh okay :p ::will wait around, is bored and will prob be online for a while. lol.::

hikura
02-23-2003, 10:13 PM
Caryn i have a friend who who is somewhat of an artist(he is helping me with my Kaos staff..aka making the head from scuplty).If the other things do not work out and i get a pic from you i will ask to see maybe i can see if he can make it.I would think it only would cost the price of the actual material,shipping.I do not think he would charge to much more then that.Heck i have blackmail material on him so he better not charge to much lol.
I do have yahoo.If you want you can pm thru this site or thru yahoo.Hope everything works out for you.
Yeah this is my 100th post lol.

Caryn
02-23-2003, 10:16 PM
Ah! Thank you so much! ^_^ I'll be sure to PM you if I don't get an e-mail back from Angel. I really appreciate it!

Hehe, I love the people on these boards, they're so friendly & helpful :D

hikura
02-23-2003, 10:18 PM
Not a problem Caryn.Us cosplayers have to stick together or who else will help us lol.

khamryn
02-23-2003, 11:09 PM
Hikura- ~_^ Thats right. Its nice to see people not being stingy about how they do things. n.n

Miaka No Baka
02-24-2003, 02:33 AM
an even easier way that's cheap is walmart sells wooden beads. They've got the exact shapes of yuna's earing beads. All you do is take a fine grit sand paper and sand off the shiny finish til it's raw wood then paint using whatever kind of paint u want. I used acrylic gloss paints. The beads turned out nicely and not to mention it's even lighter than sculpty. I bought my 1st earring off ebay and it was like majorly heavy and it was made from sculpty or fimo whichever, but yeah it tugged tons on my ear but once I made it using those wooden beads i dont have that problem. ^_^

Miaka no Baka

Caryn
02-24-2003, 09:36 AM
Thankies Miaka! w00t now I have 3 back-up plans in case I dun get an e-mail back ^^

And for some reason I kinda expected people to be stingy with how they do things because of competition to be the "best" at a costume or something. I'm REALLY glad that isn't the case here. Chu guys are so good to newbies! And everyone else for that matter ^^

yuffieleonheart
02-24-2003, 05:32 PM
i made mine out model magic. u can see my earring on my gallery^^

Caryn
02-24-2003, 06:37 PM
*pokes Hikura* Will you ask your friend if maybe he can make the earring for me? I haven't gotten an e-mail back yet and I'm anxious to put some of the parts for this costume together ^^;; as I may also have to work on a CC and/or Xenosaga costume...

Here is a piccy of the earring if you need, I could probably find a couple more if this isn't clear enough.

hikura
02-24-2003, 09:05 PM
*giggles like the pillsbury dough boy*I will take a look at.I will private meesage you and that way i can give you my email accounts and stuff that way my friend has a good pic to work off.Plus this way he has something towork and stuff like that.But the good news is that is shouldn't be to hard to make but not sure myself.

AngieRikku
02-27-2003, 05:49 PM
Hi,
I make the earring for $10.00. My web-site is: http://finalfantasycosplay.homestead.com The one there right now isn't that great... but i'm redoing it and hope to be finished by next Tuesday. I'm making the new one out of wooden beads and the 2 side strands will be out of plastic beads. I handpaint all the wood beads so It looks as accurate as possible. Hope you check it out!!! ^_^