|Crystallized reading glasses|
|Kitchen curtain featuring crystallized reading glasses|
I know I'm not the only person who has the stem break off their reading glasses. In the past I've created another version of reading glass curtains by gluing old photo negatives over the lenses (see Eyeglass Curtains). They look fabulous but it turns out the negatives fade over time in the sun.
|Reading glasses in Borax solution (note highly technical manipulation with chopstick)|
After about 24 hours in a super saturated Borax solution I achieved the following results.
|Crystal encrusted glasses|
|Attached to curtain with small wire at nose bridge|
And yes, this was an add-on to these curtains, which had already been embellished with pockets containing seaglass and shards of plastic ginger ale bottles (see Seaglass + Recycled Bottles = Plastic Fantastic Curtains).