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"They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of being, the voice of perpetual becoming." ~Hermann Hesse, via She Sings to the Stars ..*

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Impressive Extra Large Glass Ball Chandelier by RAAK, Amsterdam, 1960

2 Impressive XXL Glass Balls Chandeliers by RAAK Amsterdam Holland 1960 | From a unique collection of antique and modern chandeliers and pendants at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/chandeliers-pendant-lights/

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Reserved for Sarah 20 Fairy globes first birthday

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How to Paint Glass Ball Ornaments

GORGEOUS painted glass ball ornaments take the classic glass ball and gives it a whole new, colorful life. Easy to make, these glass ball ornaments look amazing on any Christmas tree and make great holiday gifts.

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Glass “Witch” Ball - Hung in an east facing window to protect the home and ward against detriment.Dating back to the 18th Century, hollow glass balls have been hung to ward off witch’s spells and evil spirits. Legend has it that the evil spirit is attracted to these colorful balls, pulled inside, and trapped within the glass web protecting the home from harm.

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Christmas ornament idea: clear glass ball, fill half with "snow", paint snowflakes & trees with a white or silver paint pen.

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