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Moon Changes by Maylar Moon Changes by Maylar
Here's a peculiar little thing...this book is 8mm high and minus paper, everything is handmade, even the little silver glass moon in the down right corner...all of course by me. There's also a nice story behind this, but keep reading...

Book is filled with illustrations of moon changes (full set), but my camera didn't worked well with those, so I photographed only two pages. In future, there might be an update.

Why moon changes? Time for a nice story.

Few years ago, on my trip through Hungary, I met an old fortune teller. We got to know each other pretty well and talked about many things, including importance of moon changes in her job. In the end, I asked her to give me something as a souvenir and ended up with two things: an lovely crescent moon shaped pendant, which miniature replica you see as a bookmark on this book and a piece of the velveteen cloth she uses to cover her fortune telling crystal ball.

Well, making this book, I thought a lot about her, so decided to sacrifice a piece of that cloth for this. I trimmed it, until I got a fine velveteen dust, then mixed it with glue and that is with this book covers are covered :)

I told you it's a nice story, didn't I?

By the way, coin used for size reference here is a lucky coin of mine and I also got it from someone pretty peculiar himself, but...that's another story.

Hope you like this :)
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Everch Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How in the world do you make it so small? I'm not familiar with bookbinding, but I can tell it must have taken a lot of skill and patience to craft something like this. Do you use jeweler's equipment?
aleest May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow, this is crazy *.*
Cool. Also, the melt value of that penny is about 2.13 cents
your story makes me want to travel) likee fairytales
Maylar May 16, 2011  Professional General Artist
Then I hope you will travel ^^ :hug: Best way for gathering stories there is!
IreneLangholm Oct 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
My gods, I am amazed. :o It's beautiful.
Maylar Oct 15, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much, I'm glad you like it :)
Xerces Oct 15, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
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Maylar Oct 15, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much, I appreciate that :rose: :D
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