Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Cathedral Caverns Charm Bracelet


Earlier in the week I shared my family’s trip to Cathedral Caverns, one of the best known caverns in Alabama. What I didn’t tell you was that in addition to enjoying the cave tour, I was also pleasantly surprised to find a pressed penny machine on the property. I’m not sure why I was surprised, other than the fact that this time I was actually armed with pennies and quarters—something that doesn’t normally happen.

I pressed a set of four pennies.

One pictures the State Park sign that you see as you enter the park…

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Brave the Cave depicts a flying bat since Cathedral Caverns was once known as The Bat Cave.

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The final two pennies each represent an extraordinary feature of the cave, Goliath, which claims to hold a world record for the largest stalagmite in the world.

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And the Frozen Waterfall which is said to be the largest flow stone wall.

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I created a Cathedral Caverns charm bracelet by adding them all to a coppertone bracelet with some natural carnelian beads that reminded me of the colors we saw in the cave.

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This bracelet and more are available to purchase at Wear the Adventure.

Who else has an Etsy shop? How long have you been in business? Do you have any tips for someone like me that is just starting out? Feel free to leave a link back to your shop. I’d love to stop by and check it out!


  1. Love it! That turned out so cool! :)

  2. Thanks Heidi! I'm really having so much fun with my new hobby! :)

  3. I love caving! And what a great idea for the pressed pennies. Love that.


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