On Friday I was doing a bit of cleaning and when I emptied my husbands trash can in his man cave and found these little metal pieces that looked just like the foil holder for tea light candles. So of course I went digging through the trash to find more.
These are small pistol bullet primers that he uses to make bullets. These are the ones that have been used. I can't stress enough that if you want to use the same things to make tea lights...make sure they are used. Other wise you could get seriously injured.
Any way I used a pick and removed the little anvils that are inside of them.
Which leaves the primer cup.
We then used polymer clay to fill the cups,
and used a little bit of mono-filament fishing line for the wicks.
I baked them in the oven then trimmed down the wicks and...