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Ariel-Starfish
06-01-2015, 06:56 AM
Damn, stupid gif does not move :p haha!

AniaR
06-01-2015, 09:26 AM
Nope I never said just for dry shoots. Its a fully functional tail. Just only 9lbs lol. So its an alternative to my heavy one for dry.

Merman Arion
06-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Nope I never said just for dry shoots. Its a fully functional tail. Just only 9lbs lol. So its an alternative to my heavy one for dry.

My bad, Raina. Thanks for clarifying :)
That tail is insanely gorgeous!

polyhymnia113
06-01-2015, 12:30 PM
OMG you guys I got a little sneak peek photo I can share w you guys from Raven (my tail is just about done and slated to ship in the next few days) but the photo size is too big to post here. I'm madly trying to resize it so I can share it with you!

Ariel-Starfish
06-01-2015, 12:52 PM
Seems like everyone missed my post? LOL

THEY GOT STARTED ON MY TAIL!!!! *does funny dance* :yay: :yay:

http://a.fod4.com/images/GifGuide/dancing/1tumblr_lgp6q5NhE21qcjtu8o1_500.gif

Tomorrow i'll hit the 8 months mark. ;)


OOOOOOOoooh show us pictures please! 💙

Mermaid Kelda
06-01-2015, 12:52 PM
the photo size is too big to post here. I'm madly trying to resize it so I can share it with you!
Imgur, hon!

Vicky Mermaid
06-01-2015, 01:32 PM
Finally customs released my tail. But the costs are insane high. €600,-
Well this tail better be worth it!

Ariel-Starfish
06-01-2015, 01:59 PM
Finally customs released my tail. But the costs are insane high. Ä600,-
Well this tail better be worth it!

I paid the same amount for my old tail.

Merman Arion
06-01-2015, 02:46 PM
I paid 300e for mine :doh:

Vicky Mermaid
06-01-2015, 03:04 PM
I was hoping for a amount like that Arion, but i knew how much AriŽl paid. So i calculated that amount for it

Mermaid Julianne
06-01-2015, 04:33 PM
OMG you guys I got a little sneak peek photo I can share w you guys from Raven (my tail is just about done and slated to ship in the next few days) but the photo size is too big to post here. I'm madly trying to resize it so I can share it with you!

Please do! I'm excited to see it!

Mermaid Crystal Shimmer
06-01-2015, 04:36 PM
Finally customs released my tail. But the costs are insane high. €600,-
Well this tail better be worth it!

Customs are a bitch. But you're going to bring the tail to the next meetup aren't you? I must get this chance to see Raven's work up close <3

Vicky Mermaid
06-01-2015, 04:39 PM
Ofcourse i will bring her with me :)

Merman Arion
06-01-2015, 04:48 PM
Customs are a bitch. But you're going to bring the tail to the next meetup aren't you? I must get this chance to see Raven's work up close <3

I'm so jelly right now haha :D

Vrindavana Starfish
06-01-2015, 06:53 PM
Raina, those tails are awesome. I'm so psyched for you girls!

Vicky Mermaid
06-02-2015, 06:19 AM
I'm so jelly right now haha :D

You could join us :)

Merman Arion
06-02-2015, 09:31 AM
You could join us :)

I actually meant jelly as she's gonna see a tail from Raven up close hehe ;)
But I'm interested! Where and when would be that meet-up? Is there a thread about it?

CowgirlMermaid
06-02-2015, 09:54 AM
We're still deciding which day the meet would be, but July 19th has the most votes at the moment.
It would be at a swimming pool in Nieuwegein (http://www.merwestein.nl)
And to cover the costs of hiring the pool, everyone pays 13,44,-.
:):D

CowgirlMermaid
06-02-2015, 09:55 AM
There's is a facebook page too, but that's all in dutch... :S

Aurellia Gyldenscale
06-03-2015, 10:50 AM
The delicate balance of wanting an update on your tail at day 150 ish, sending an e-mail, and wondering how long you should wait for a response before sending a follow-up email. Eeeeek!

Green Tea Mermaid
06-03-2015, 01:38 PM
The delicate balance of wanting an update on your tail at day 150 ish, sending an e-mail, and wondering how long you should wait for a response before sending a follow-up email. Eeeeek!

I am going through the same thing. I am on day 329. I emailed a little over three weeks ago to get an update, so far no response. It's been three months since I heard she was starting on my tail. I don't want to send another one and seem pushy, so I am just playing the waiting game.

polyhymnia113
06-03-2015, 01:59 PM
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/03/16958e017e2bfc3420ae76531ab8cdae.jpg

polyhymnia113
06-03-2015, 02:01 PM
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/03/7c4028854833a0c874118b999038a5ee.jpg

polyhymnia113
06-03-2015, 02:02 PM
Needless to say I am beside myself with glee and yup, that is the fluke you think it is. ;)

Mermaid Lorelei
06-03-2015, 02:08 PM
Congrats Poly! I didn't think she was offering that fluke?

Ashe
06-03-2015, 02:08 PM
Oh my god... It's just amazing

polyhymnia113
06-03-2015, 02:12 PM
Congrats Poly! I didn't think she was offering that fluke?
I didn't either, but I was bold enough to ask and was very very lucky. She agreed to do it as a custom fluke upgrade because she thought it would work very well with my overall design. It added considerably to the cost as it is bigger and takes more silicone than most of the standard flukes and counted as custom work. I suspect since Raina and I both now have it we will likely see more of them pop up over time.

Felicia
06-03-2015, 02:16 PM
Thats a gorgeous tail!

polyhymnia113
06-03-2015, 02:16 PM
Thank you! :)

Mermaid Mystery
06-03-2015, 03:00 PM
oh my god this is too much for me to take in it's too beautiful


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Theta
06-03-2015, 03:06 PM
I am so in love with the electric blue detail near the base of the fins. The whole thing is absolutely stunning, but those little blue circles- man, they make my heart go thump!

Merman Arion
06-03-2015, 03:08 PM
I DIED :fallover:

This is an AMAZING tail :D

MerEmma
06-03-2015, 03:19 PM
WOW, I have to agree, what a BEAUTIFUL design. It reminds me of a creature deep in the ocean with the glowing blue detail and the gold and GOSH it's beautiful. I love the black net combined with the top, too. You must be over the moon.

Mermaid Alea
06-03-2015, 03:33 PM
Such an amazing color combo and design! :swoon:

Mermaid Sirenia
06-03-2015, 04:04 PM
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/03/7c4028854833a0c874118b999038a5ee.jpg
This may be one of my favorite merbellas tails yet😍

Yulia
06-03-2015, 04:12 PM
I can only agree to what everyone else have said, it's an incredible tail.

Mermaid Tisse
06-03-2015, 04:42 PM
Oh my mermaid, what a lovely tail! The colors work so well with the design, and it's all pretty and...I don't have any good adjectives right now. But i love it. :)

PearlieMae
06-03-2015, 04:54 PM
Gorgeous! Congrats! When are you going to swim in it?

polyhymnia113
06-03-2015, 05:18 PM
Thank you so much, everyone! ! Pearlie, I will swim in it as soon as I have it. It ships imminently.

AniaR
06-03-2015, 05:27 PM
amazing!!!

Mermaid Julianne
06-03-2015, 05:39 PM
OMG ITS BEAUTIFUL! And I agree, the fluke fits the color scheme perfectly!

Merley
06-03-2015, 06:10 PM
That tail is just stunning, Poly. So jelly you got the she-creature fluke. I want that for my next tail. The peacock inspired colors are just perfect. If you don't mind me asking, how much was the upgrade cost?

Keiris
06-03-2015, 06:11 PM
It really is Gorgeous! Congrats! Can't wait to see you swim in it!!!

Little_Orca
06-03-2015, 10:15 PM
I am looking into getting a bag for my momofin. Can someone tell me about the width of a merbella fluke? The general shaped one. I assume it's close to a competitor monofin, so would it be about 29 inches wide?

And the peacock tail is lovely! <3!!

Edit: Nevermind, I found them. Ug, I think it will be too wide for the bag I was looking into. Seems I may need to sew my own.

Mer-Crazy
06-03-2015, 11:13 PM
I am looking into getting a bag for my momofin. Can someone tell me about the width of a merbella fluke? The general shaped one. I assume it's close to a competitor monofin, so would it be about 29 inches wide?

And the peacock tail is lovely! <3!!

Edit: Nevermind, I found them. Ug, I think it will be too wide for the bag I was looking into. Seems I may need to sew my own.
Something that you may find you can fit your tail into bag wise are bicycle bags. If it's for carrying purposes they probably won't work but if you just wanted to put it in a bag for travel then I've found some very large bicycle bags will fit :)

Little_Orca
06-03-2015, 11:56 PM
I had wanted to get one for carrying it around; to help hide it from the fact that I was carrying around a mermaid tail especially in instances where I don't want my tail seen before hand. Making a padded bag myself should not be too hard.

Merley
06-04-2015, 12:18 AM
I am looking into getting a bag for my momofin. Can someone tell me about the width of a merbella fluke? The general shaped one. I assume it's close to a competitor monofin, so would it be about 29 inches wide?

And the peacock tail is lovely! <3!!

Edit: Nevermind, I found them. Ug, I think it will be too wide for the bag I was looking into. Seems I may need to sew my own.

30279

Funny you should mention this. Mermaid Ginger just posted about this today. She just bought a new tail bag. It comes in three colors; red, black or blue, and for $37 it looks well-worth the price. Here's the link to the bag she got, since finding it manually on the site is kind of a pain: http://waterwayfins.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=fins_flypage.tpl&product_id=7&category_id=8&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=4 I asked her about it on fb and she said she likes it. It also fits her Loreena Finfolk fluke, which is pretty big, so I imagine it'd easily fit a Merbella fluke as well. I was thinking about getting one of these bags for myself. Hope this helps :)

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 12:21 AM
That is the bag I was looking into getting. She said it fit a finfolk, but I looked at the dimensions of the bag and compared it to the Merbella tails and the fluke on Merbella just wont fit in it.

Bag is up to 30 inches, Merbella flukes are about 32 inches.

Maethor
06-04-2015, 12:22 AM
30279

Funny you should mention this. Mermaid Ginger just posted about this today. She just bought a new tail bag. It comes in three colors; red, black or blue, and for $37 it looks well-worth the price. Here's the link to the bag she got, since finding it manually on the site is kind of a pain: http://waterwayfins.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=fins_flypage.tpl&product_id=7&category_id=8&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=4 I asked her about it on fb and she said she likes it. It also fits her Loreena Finfolk fluke, which is pretty big, so I imagine it'd easily fit a Merbella fluke as well. I was thinking about getting one of these bags for myself. Hope this helps :)
This is hilarious! I just saw her instagram picture and then researched the bag because I didn't find much on Mernetwork. I may be buying this bag as well. :D

Maethor
06-04-2015, 12:23 AM
That is the bag I was looking into getting. She said it fit a finfolk, but I looked at the dimensions of the bag and compared it to the Merbella tails and the fluke on Merbella just wont fit in it.

Bag is up to 30 inches, Merbella flukes are about 32 inches.
32 wide or long? If it's long, you could just fold the fluke tips while you're transporting the tail.

Merley
06-04-2015, 12:28 AM
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Hmm, I have a tail bag I got from Mermaidsrus back when I bought my first tail. It looks pretty small (also didn't come with any fancy stitching or my name on it), but it fits my tail if I tuck the ends inside. I wish I had a picture for you, but I'm off-island and my tail is on island. The picture on the site doesn't show any visible tail, but I imagine that's because their tails are thinner, not really silicone, and have small 'monofins' in them. You could try buying from them. Though I wouldn't give them any money purely out of protest of shoddy work and a bad experience with them. I know you said you didn't want anyone to see the tail, and you can definitely see the top of mine in that bag, but maybe a little visibility is worth not killing your arms. Since it does fit and it makes carrying a tail around so much easier. Other than the one I just posted, your options for tail bags are pretty limited. Unfortunately.

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 12:30 AM
Wide

Merley
06-04-2015, 12:32 AM
This is hilarious! I just saw her instagram picture and then researched the bag because I didn't find much on Mernetwork. I may be buying this bag as well. :D

Yeah, I actually think I've seen this bag before she posted it, but it got lost in the ether of posts on here. I'm glad someone bought it so we can get an accurate idea of whether it'd work and is worth the money. From what I've seen, I'd say yes. I'd also chance buying it. i really think it'd fit a Merbella tail. Finfolk also uses competitors in their tails and if it fits that oversized fluke, it should surely fit mine. Like you said, just tuck the fluke ends. That's what I do now and it works great. But I'd love a nicer looking, more durable bag. That one closes all the way and has a good sized pocket for other stuff. Maybe a top.

Maethor
06-04-2015, 12:32 AM
Wide
Dang. :(

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 12:49 AM
Yeah, I actually think I've seen this bag before she posted it, but it got lost in the ether of posts on here. I'm glad someone bought it so we can get an accurate idea of whether it'd work and is worth the money. From what I've seen, I'd say yes. I'd also chance buying it. i really think it'd fit a Merbella tail. Finfolk also uses competitors in their tails and if it fits that oversized fluke, it should surely fit mine. Like you said, just tuck the fluke ends. That's what I do now and it works great. But I'd love a nicer looking, more durable bag. That one closes all the way and has a good sized pocket for other stuff. Maybe a top.

If it works, let us know. it will be a big help to have to not to make a tail bag myself with all the other things I have to make. :)

Merley
06-04-2015, 12:52 AM
If it works, let us know. it will be a big help to have to not to make a tail bag myself with all the other things I have to make. :)

For sure. I just need to get back to work so I can splurge on mer-things. I'll let you know when I acquire one. I know many of us have been waiting a long time for a good tail bag.

Mermaid Abalene
06-04-2015, 01:00 AM
Yeah, I'd defiantly practice in a spandex or fabric tail first. Don't rely on just your knees to kick, use your abs, ;) plus, it looks really awkward to just use your knees to swim instead of your whole body, (trust me, that was a habit for me until i saw a video of myself :lol:.(I know someone already said this) Hope that helped.

Mermaid Abalene
06-04-2015, 01:08 AM
...Just noticed the 302 other pages ._. If that problem was already solved, sorry I responded. :)

MermaidMichelle
06-04-2015, 01:17 AM
After so many pages, a little reminder never hurts, Pearlsey (also, your avy pic is a beautiful shot)! :mermaid kiss:

polyhymnia, I am so happy for you regarding your tail; it's edged gold burns well into the bronze of the main tail, and makes that electric blue burn brightly like abyssal stars! :mermaid kiss:

polyhymnia113
06-04-2015, 01:31 AM
Sweet Mer-Michelle, I always adore your way with words. For everyone having the bag debate I have one of the waterways bags pictured for my custom monofin which is roughly the size of a Finnis Competitor (actually a bit larger) and it's awesome except for the zippers corroding easily if it gets anywhere near salt water so make sure you keep the zipper clean and well lubricated. My monofin fits with some tiny bit of room to spare. As soon as my tail arrives I will let you know if the merbellas fluke fits into it or not. Since the she-creature is supposed to be her largest fluke, if it fits all the other Merbellas fluke shapes should also fit the bag.

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 01:40 AM
Sweet Mer-Michelle, I always adore your way with words. For everyone having the bag debate I have one of the waterways bags pictured for my custom monofin which is roughly the size of a Finnis Competitor (actually a bit larger) and it's awesome except for the zippers corroding easily if it gets anywhere near salt water so make sure you keep the zipper clean and well lubricated. My monofin fits with some tiny bit of room to spare. As soon as my tail arrives I will let you know if the merbellas fluke fits into it or not. Since the she-creature is supposed to be her largest fluke, if it fits all the other Merbellas fluke shapes should also fit the bag.

Awesome... Oh! And a request on your video:

Lay on your belly, facing the camera, lift your fluke, and shake it and make some peacock sounds. XD I am just teasing.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDvFdj-pFMc

polyhymnia113
06-04-2015, 01:42 AM
Lmao. Not sure I can get quite as hauntingly shrill as a peacock but I promise some kind of squeal is likely in the unboxing vid.

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 01:45 AM
Lmao. Not sure I can get quite as hauntingly shrill as a peacock but I promise some kind of squeal is likely in the unboxing vid.

VICTORY! \o/

Mermaid Mystery
06-04-2015, 01:55 AM
it's all in the neck


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OceanWhisper
06-04-2015, 02:46 AM
omg guys >.< if i wasn't at school, I'd be ROFL-ing right now XD

Ariel-Starfish
06-04-2015, 01:47 PM
Why do all the exited posts happen over night @ my time?

Ariel-Starfish
06-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Why do all the exited posts happen over night @ my time? Lol By the way Vicky mermaid got her tail aswel! :) I hope she posts more pictures over here! ^^

Mermaid Sirenia
06-04-2015, 03:13 PM
I love seeing other peacock inspired tails💕 that's what my tail was inspired by and to see other people's takes on it is awesome!

polyhymnia113
06-04-2015, 03:20 PM
Oh I hope Vicky posts pics too! Dying to see how her tail turned out!!!

Mermaid Alea
06-04-2015, 03:21 PM
Here is a link to the peacock calls you should make: http://bamboopeacock.com/Peafowl_Sound_Clips.html

I love how you all are being inspired by peacocks!:yay: I am definitely inspired by my peacocks they have such neat looking feathers that shine differently depending on the lighting. If I ever got to the point where I could get or make a silicone tail mine would probably be peacock inspired as well, and I could only hope it would turn out as beautiful as all the other peacock inspired tails!

Mermaid Mystery
06-04-2015, 04:58 PM
play them all at the same time, it's chaotic!!

polyhymnia113
06-04-2015, 05:34 PM
Bahaha. I played them all and then did a little practice squak. My boyfriend just stared at me like I was insane.

Maethor
06-04-2015, 08:52 PM
Mermaid Hyli just posted a picture of her tail in a waterway bag and she has a Merbella's Angler fluke!

Merley
06-04-2015, 09:22 PM
Mermaid Hyli just posted a picture of her tail in a waterway bag and she has a Merbella's Angler fluke!

I knew it'd fit! Can you post the pic? I just looked on her page and didn't see it anywhere. I'd like to see how it fits inside the bag.

MerEmma
06-04-2015, 09:29 PM
It's on her Instagram: https://instagram.com/mermaidhyli/

polyhymnia113
06-04-2015, 09:50 PM
Awesome news! Don't have to buy a new bag now!!

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 10:55 PM
Are these ones less wide than the typical merbella fluke though? Is a competitor in your tail? If so, I am ordering one now.:P I just did not want to get stuck with a bag my tail would not fit into.

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 11:00 PM
Ah!!!!!!! Now I am in a moment of crisisisisisisis. I am running in circles and wondering if I want to change my fluke shape. My tail has not been started yet, and even my colors are not 100% final (I am giving Raven a little room to choose some things) but... Ahhhhh!!!!!

MerEmma
06-04-2015, 11:10 PM
Hyli's has a competitor but the angler is significantly smaller than the Merbella fluke. :/

Little_Orca
06-04-2015, 11:16 PM
Hyli's has a competitor but the angler is significantly smaller than the Merbella fluke. :/


Yeah, that is what I am concerned about. Ug, I also want the big fluke for myself to balance out my big butt, but the angler is so pretty... Just have to tell myself it wont work on my tail. *repeats mantra*

AniaR
06-04-2015, 11:18 PM
When I checked all existing bags nothing fit my rapidash. Nothing anywhere. So I had sephina a local mer make me a bag! I think she takes commissions and she's on here

polyhymnia113
06-04-2015, 11:39 PM
Hey everyone, can anyone tell me if you got a tracking number or shipping notification after Raven and Tyler shipped your tails or did they just tell you it had shipped and that's it? Just trying to ensure that someone is at my place to open the gate and sign for the package so I don't miss it and have to drive to the pick up center.

Mer-Crazy
06-05-2015, 02:04 AM
Personally, I did get a tracking number once I paid my shipping invoice and I watched the progress online.

Also, Orca, personally I'd wait until I have my tail before ordering/ buying a bag to make sure it fits ^_^

Mermaid Wesley
06-05-2015, 02:15 AM
Oh my god


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Mermaid Wesley
06-05-2015, 02:17 AM
Sorry that tail is so beautiful it made my heart stop. Every once in a while I start to think raven isn't my favorite tailmaker anymore. Then she senses it with her mermaid psychic powers and makes a tail that actually literally hurts my heart.


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polyhymnia113
06-05-2015, 02:30 AM
:D thanks! She's definitely my fave, hehehe!

Little_Orca
06-05-2015, 06:35 AM
...Every once in a while I start to think raven isn't my favorite tailmaker anymore....

http://cf067b.medialib.glogster.com/media/17/17f24350f6b62a842781e184ada36673ea04677cbcf0ae6a0a b1eacdd2fb3d86/shun-the-non-believer-jpg.jpg

OceanWhisper
06-05-2015, 07:37 AM
^!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Omg :lol: :lol: I love Charlie the unicorn!!!!
Unicorn: "Charlie!...... Charlie!...... Charlie!"
Charlie: "WHAT?!"
Unicorn: "WE'RE ON A BRIDGE, CHARLIE!"

SeaGlass Siren
06-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Oh my goodness these beautiful tails I am just tartin to see now.

michelle your tail design is on point. I can't wait to see you sport it

Felicia
06-06-2015, 10:41 PM
Ermergerd!!!!!! Got an update today! My tail is under construction!!!!!

polyhymnia113
06-06-2015, 10:58 PM
Yaaay! So exicted for you!!

Felicia
06-07-2015, 01:03 AM
Thanks! I'm super excited

SeaMonkey
06-07-2015, 01:39 AM
where can i see pics of all her fluke types?

Ariel-Starfish
06-07-2015, 04:58 AM
Ermergerd!!!!!! Got an update today! My tail is under construction!!!!!
Congrats! I got mine last sunday :) I think we might be in the same batch ^^

Felicia
06-07-2015, 05:15 AM
Congrats! I got mine last sunday :) I think we might be in the same batch ^^
I ordered not long before you, 274 days ago, so Id assume so! Super exciting!

Ariel-Starfish
06-07-2015, 06:50 AM
I ordered not long before you, 274 days ago, so Id assume so! Super exciting!

YESSSS! :yay:

ShyMer
06-07-2015, 12:31 PM
Does anybody know who owns the newest tail that just came up on Instagram? That paint job <3

Yulia
06-07-2015, 12:45 PM
where can i see pics of all her fluke types?
You can find them in the categories on the side. :)
https://mermaidtailcollection.wordpress.com/

Yulia
06-07-2015, 12:47 PM
https://igcdn-photos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t51.2885-15/11383315_852912348132690_1316810666_n.jpg

:jawdrop:
That must be the new merbella-fluke mold too.

polyhymnia113
06-07-2015, 12:59 PM
Oh my god that's breathtakingly amazing.

Mermaid Neri Elvina
06-07-2015, 04:24 PM
Holy ship!! That is just... WOW

Ashe
06-07-2015, 05:16 PM
My heart is in pain... :cry:

OceanWhisper
06-08-2015, 03:43 AM
Holy crabs that's GORGEOUS

Mermaid Coralia
06-08-2015, 06:49 AM
Oh my GAWD that tail is amazing! Ugh I think this might be my new favorite, or at least top three! Just WOW

AniaR
06-08-2015, 09:17 AM
Original Raven design ;)

Mermaid Tisse
06-08-2015, 11:17 AM
Oh my holy flying sugar biscuits, that tail is beautiful!!!!:swoon::swoon:

Mermaid Wesley
06-08-2015, 02:45 PM
Wowee


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MermaidMichelle
06-08-2015, 11:56 PM
There certainly seem to be a lot of 'holy' things being called upon in relation to that amazing rainbow Atlantis mermaid outfit...lol! It really does have the look of a mermaid city deep below the ocean; the warm colours of the waist suggest geothermal vents or volcanoes while the rest of the tail's colours and pattern suggest undersea topography!

As you can see, polyhymnia, it is easy for me to have a way with words when your tails inspire poetry! :mermaid kiss:


Oh my goodness these beautiful tails I am just tartin to see now.

michelle your tail design is on point. I can't wait to see you sport it

:mermaid kiss: Merci beaucoup; my only worry (so long as my measurements aren't too far off) is that I don't have access to the photography necessary to do it justice when I do don it!
:mermaid kiss: I also really hope we are able to swim together!

Felicia
06-09-2015, 01:56 AM
That tail is amazing! Makes me so much more anxious for my tail lol

Merman Arion
06-09-2015, 02:21 AM
I admit that considering the waiting time of Raven's tails, it must be very challenging for you girls to watch out over your measurements for a whole year.

Mer-Crazy
06-09-2015, 02:36 AM
I admit that considering the waiting time of Raven's tails, it must be very challenging for you girls to watch out over your measurements for a whole year.
Well I only sent mine a couple of months ago, and since it still hasn't been started (all my fault) I'm sure she wouldn't mind if I sent updated ones to use. So it's not like the measurements are really needed until they start on your tail (which I find they're telling people when they do so) so it's really not so bad :)

polyhymnia113
06-09-2015, 08:02 PM
My tail just arrived at my house and I'm stuck at work. Arrrgghh!!!

Keiris
06-09-2015, 08:27 PM
My tail just arrived at my house and I'm stuck at work. Arrrgghh!!!

LOL You must feel like a kid on Christmas morning that has to wait for his folks to get up before he can open anything!!!!!

polyhymnia113
06-09-2015, 09:17 PM
^^^it is EXACTLY like that. :/

Keiris
06-09-2015, 09:25 PM
^^^it is EXACTLY like that. :/

Is Patience truly a virtue?;)

Mermaid Syaira
06-10-2015, 01:32 AM
Does anyone have the link to merbellas instagram page I can't find it

Mer-Crazy
06-10-2015, 01:35 AM
https://instagram.com/merbellastudios/

Mermaid Syaira
06-10-2015, 01:37 AM
wow that was quick! Thanks Mer-Crazy =)

Mer-Crazy
06-10-2015, 01:45 AM
wow that was quick! Thanks Mer-Crazy =)
All good ^_^ I was browsing anyway :)

Yulia
06-10-2015, 12:11 PM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xta1/t31.0-8/11430094_911214515601296_3885067623827898333_o.jpg

Ariel-Starfish
06-10-2015, 12:21 PM
This is one freaggin' nice tail!!! :D Anyone knows who this one belongs to? Reminds me a tiney bit of my own tail. ^^

AniaR
06-10-2015, 12:27 PM
She's selling it

Mermaid Kassandra
06-10-2015, 01:05 PM
Raven is selling it?
Can I ask what are the measurements and for how much?

AniaR
06-10-2015, 01:16 PM
I'm gonna post the deets for two tail sets she's selling when I get home in a few hours :)

polyhymnia113
06-10-2015, 01:49 PM
Jaw drop. That is such a breathtaking tail!

PearlieMae
06-10-2015, 02:13 PM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xta1/t31.0-8/11430094_911214515601296_3885067623827898333_o.jpg

Wowee WOW! :jawdrop:

Mermaid Bailey
06-10-2015, 02:18 PM
Ohmy it's gorgeous

Merman Arion
06-10-2015, 02:52 PM
She's selling it


I'm gonna post the deets for two tail sets she's selling when I get home in a few hours :)

I'm in love with the first tail above :D
It's an amazing opportunity to get a tail from Raven and I wish I could grasp it thanks to the funds my grandparents made for me for any special project I wish to make happen BUT I'm kind of predicting that these two beautiful tails are meant exclusively for a female audience.

Oh well.. I'm still curious to hear about the measurements.

Mermaid Lorelei
06-10-2015, 03:00 PM
Who says they have to be strictly for women, Arion?

Merman Arion
06-10-2015, 03:13 PM
Who says they have to be strictly for women, Arion?

Maybe not strictly but let's be real, what are the chances that one of these beauties can feet a 6" tall man with a 9.5 feet size?? :doh:

Merley
06-10-2015, 03:14 PM
^ That. I think it could work for females or males. I'd scoop it up myself if I didn't have this damn car warranty to pay for. *cries* Oh, well guess I'll have to make do with my amazing pink tail that I love to pieces. It really is a gorgeous tail though. I love the rainbow stripes. It's almost Lisa Frank inspired.

Merley
06-10-2015, 03:15 PM
Maybe if you buy it Arion, she'd be willing to extend it so it fits. Just food for thought.

Merman Arion
06-10-2015, 03:18 PM
Maybe if you buy it Arion, she'd be willing to extend it so it fits. Just food for thought.

I don't know. She put tears and sweat for these two, it wouldn't be fair to make her starting over :(

SeaGlass Siren
06-10-2015, 03:24 PM
There certainly seem to be a lot of 'holy' things being called upon in relation to that amazing rainbow Atlantis mermaid outfit...lol! It really does have the look of a mermaid city deep below the ocean; the warm colours of the waist suggest geothermal vents or volcanoes while the rest of the tail's colours and pattern suggest undersea topography!

As you can see, polyhymnia, it is easy for me to have a way with words when your tails inspire poetry! :mermaid kiss:



:mermaid kiss: Merci beaucoup; my only worry (so long as my measurements aren't too far off) is that I don't have access to the photography necessary to do it justice when I do don it!
:mermaid kiss: I also really hope we are able to swim together!

I hope so as well ^o^ i might be traveling up to london in September for my lady's wedding :)

Mermaid Freyja
06-10-2015, 03:29 PM
Ugh, oh my gods that is a gorgeous tail. Looking forward to getting more details.

Mermaid Kassandra
06-10-2015, 03:39 PM
I'm gonna post the deets for two tail sets she's selling when I get home in a few hours :)


Thank you cry much indeed Raina!!!! ❤

MermaidMichelle
06-10-2015, 05:11 PM
Thank you, SeaGlass Siren; I wonder if my tail will be done by September....

In any case, those side fins are what really stand out for me...literally! Such fins are moving upward and outward, and that is an encouraging thought!

MerEmma
06-10-2015, 05:15 PM
Is that the same tail as the one that looked more rainbow-y? It looks so different in both photos.

AniaR
06-10-2015, 05:40 PM
"Guppy"
This set was made and worn once for a photoshoot in freshwater only. New condition and ready to ship.

Tail Features:
-Colors: Turquoise, iridescent blue/green, seafoam, gold with black fluke stripes.
-Blended waist
-“SeaDragon" scales padding the heel area and accent scales on the back waist.
-Pectoral fins, small and flowy.
-Small accent dorsal fin
-Tattered Merbella fluke and Merbella scales
-Glitter top coat.

Tail Measurements…
-Around Waist: 28
-Around Hips: 33
-Around Knees: 22
-Around Ankles: 16

-Waist to Ankles: 39
-Waist to Knees: 22
-Waist to Hips: 10

Competitor Monofin, Large (US Female 9.5-11)

Bra size: 34C with nude back strap and netting back ties. The Seahorses do provide extra coverage could possibly work for a small D cup. Halter strap measures 18".

$3,425.00 OBO +Shipping

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xft1/v/t1.0-9/11391543_10206845770962469_7299812540435230277_n.j pg?oh=bc14868d6938ef76526a141668abedeb&oe=55F602E7

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xft1/v/t1.0-9/11038106_10206845770522458_9212132012909719568_n.j pg?oh=30cb59cd38f26e7afe1ceb1e9ba8827f&oe=55EF3B18

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/11390099_10206845770722463_4676309373341283099_n.j pg?oh=192f3721ce00f09837f39c21980854af&oe=562CF4A8

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/11219605_10206845769962444_5478811020990503843_n.j pg?oh=43dc3dbd81b9c9b7db357d714e646f9c&oe=56300239

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/11391467_10206845770202450_9020674899131953435_n.j pg?oh=0eba1f38d133f1856c7ab9288b196229&oe=55FAD228

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/11391229_10206845770362454_4896020699179782538_n.j pg?oh=0999597c67ac7f8e7e7cbab5d1cd6c47&oe=55E8E6B9

AniaR
06-10-2015, 05:41 PM
Tail features:
-Colors: Pearl, pink, gold, seafoam, aqua and lavender with dark green stripes and speckles. Very pearlecent.
-Blended waist
-Large pectoral fins
-Double ankle fins
-Rounded scales
-Merbella Fluke
-Foil monofin, EXTREMELY flowy fluke and fins
-Drainage holes

Matching Atlantis top with pearl details.
Size: 34B

Tail measurements:
Waist:30
Hips:37
Thigh: 31
Knees: 25
Ankles: 15

Waist to Ankles: 39
Waist to Knees: 24
Waist to Hips: 13
Monofin size M
The fluke is from one of my older tails but the scales/fins are all new only worn once in fresh water for a photoshoot. No damage to the actually body of the tail. just a few micro tears in the fluke which were fixed.
"Ophelia"
This tail is very light weight and the fluke can easily be folded up small for travel

$3,100.00 OBO +Shipping for the set

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xft1/v/t1.0-9/11430114_10206845883525283_2915579353558002608_n.j pg?oh=51f7d188771c8fd4fabefb8d310d67e0&oe=55EBC673

Sherielle
06-10-2015, 05:46 PM
God, I want that guppy tail

Mermaid Freyja
06-10-2015, 05:52 PM
AniaR; this may sound like a dumb question, :$ but what would be the best way to contact Raven if I were interested in one of these tails?
Her Facebook page?
It's a big 'maybe' for me, but that Guppy tail is nearly my exact measurements.
Thanks <3

Mermaid Kassandra
06-10-2015, 05:52 PM
My immense big foot -.-

Mermaid Bailey
06-10-2015, 05:52 PM
If only I had the money, I'd scoop up the Second tail in a heartbeat

Moongazer
06-10-2015, 05:54 PM
Same. I'm still saving money. I hope in a few months from now if an opportunity arises for a tail again I will be able to snatch it up.

Merman Arion
06-10-2015, 06:09 PM
As I predicted, all tails were meant to fit a mermaid :(

Oh well... *sighs*

Echidna
06-10-2015, 06:14 PM
If it's any consolation, no pre-made tail would fit me either, because I'm 5'11. :p

Mermaid Kassandra
06-10-2015, 06:15 PM
I predicted, all tails were meant to fit a mermaid :(

Oh well... *sighs*


Arion don't worry not all the mermaids can fit so small measurements!
I understand you

Mermaid Freyja
06-10-2015, 06:34 PM
Damn :( The Guppy is just a smidgen too narrow in the hips for me; I'm a 36-37" hip. Makes me almost cry because the other measures work and the monofin would fit my size 10 feet! :cry:

MerEmma
06-10-2015, 06:36 PM
Oh man, beautiful tails. The seahorses on the top are so unique and cool looking, what a great way to decorate it. I also love the dorsal fin and the seadragon scales on the heels, too. <3

I completely understand what you mean, Arion...pre-made tails are definitely a rarity for mermen. A lot smaller a market I think, a bit more risk involved with it? That said, I've never seen a pre-made tail in my size either, which falls in line with my ability to find clothes in a store that fit too...lol.

Ashe
06-10-2015, 06:39 PM
Oh my gosh the rainbow striped tail... I want to cry

WaterDragon
06-10-2015, 06:55 PM
Boo, they are both too big for me.

Mermaid Galene
06-10-2015, 07:24 PM
Wow, if I could get a seahorse top like that on its own, I would snatch it up!

Sephina
06-10-2015, 08:59 PM
Damn :( The Guppy is just a smidgen too narrow in the hips for me; I'm a 36-37" hip. Makes me almost cry because the other measures work and the monofin would fit my size 10 feet! :cry:
Silicone tails will usually stretch a few inches. you might be ok.

Mer-Crazy
06-10-2015, 09:11 PM
And a tail slot was just put up 7 min ago ^_^

AniaR
06-10-2015, 09:27 PM
Ahoy!
Tyler here, we currently have an open slot for a tail order. If you are interested, please email me at MerbellaStudios@gmail.com

^there's the info

Mermaid Mystery
06-10-2015, 09:44 PM
ugh I want to go for it so bad but I'm not ready

MermaidMichelle
06-10-2015, 11:55 PM
These are tempting, beautiful, and delightfully poetically-named! I'm especially curious as to what inspired the name "Ophelia" (400-year-old HAMLET SPOILER: Ophelia drowns).... :crying::violin::fallover:

Raayvhen
06-11-2015, 12:11 AM
(400-year-old HAMLET SPOILER: Ophelia drowns).... :crying::violin::fallover:
But the question remains, was she crazy, murdered, or did Hamlet directly cause her suicide by being a horrible asshole?

Merman Arion
06-11-2015, 02:41 AM
And a tail slot was just put up 7 min ago ^_^

Of course, it HAD to be during my sleeping time ;)

I hope it's someone from here that will get the slot.

Mermaid Evolet
06-11-2015, 03:25 AM
Damn my big butt!
I would love to buy one of these beauties!

RÍveD'eau
06-11-2015, 08:20 AM
Well I wrote her. I hope I hear back :)

Ashe
06-11-2015, 10:52 AM
Congrats! Hope you get the tail :)

Seraphina Suds
06-11-2015, 12:39 PM
Well I wrote her. I hope I hear back :)
Cydney!! I hope you get it! I'd love to see what design you would come up with~

Sent from my C6725 using Tapatalk

AniaR
06-11-2015, 12:44 PM
Cyyyyd I loves u!

Kishiko
06-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Urgghhhh I need that guppy tail in my life

Theta
06-12-2015, 04:16 PM
Tail upgrades incoming!!!!!!!! SO EXCITED!!!!!!!

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30496

30497

30498

Plus a new top!

CowgirlMermaid
06-12-2015, 04:26 PM
Wow! :jawdrop:
That's one pretty tail!

polyhymnia113
06-12-2015, 04:30 PM
Oh that is just gorgeous, Theta!! Love those colors and those front longfins make me dizzy they're so cool!

MerEmma
06-12-2015, 04:34 PM
OMG! Congrats! You've been so quiet, I've been waiting to see more of your tail for a long while. What awesome fins and such a beautiful top, too! AHHHH!

Keiris
06-12-2015, 07:09 PM
Theta those upgrades are GORGEOUS!! That new top really blends in beautifully with your skin!

MermaidMichelle
06-12-2015, 07:12 PM
That tail is MAGNIFICENT!:cheerleader:Those frontal longfins are creative and show how Raven has been flexing her sculpting talent in that area which is ever so important to me...as do the top's wingfins! They just keep getting bigger and bigger; I'm so excited!! :mermaid kiss:

Raayvhen
06-12-2015, 09:03 PM
All those fins look so freaking natural!

AniaR
06-12-2015, 09:25 PM
Dawww this is a sister tail to Rapidash!! Looks so mermazing

Ariel-Starfish
06-13-2015, 02:27 PM
Congrats! You look super stunning in your new top aswel!

Yulia
06-13-2015, 02:34 PM
Here's some new kind of fluke.


https://scontent-fra3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/t31.0-8/q91/p960x960/11337115_913011048754976_6151626048797049387_o.jpg

AniaR
06-13-2015, 03:24 PM
I cant remember if this is the redesign for her classic merbellas tail or redesign for her original splash. I know she told me she was redoing them to update them

Mer-Crazy
06-13-2015, 05:35 PM
Raven also told me that she makes it so flukes can be altered slightly, like the mantis shrimp and Raina's flukes are both classified as the 'calypso' fluke according to her. So there is a good chance this is just a classic/newer merbella fluke (at least the markings look like the merbella to me) that has been slightly modified for the client :)

Merman Arion
06-13-2015, 05:56 PM
What's happening with Raven?

I noticed that she complely stopped watermarking her pictures. Strange.

http://i.perezhilton.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/thats-so-not-raven.gif

Ashe
06-13-2015, 06:09 PM
Oh my gosh Theta, those colors are amazing! And the lang fins in the front... :swoon: I really can't wait to see that in action!
And the new fluke is so pretty. Simple, but pretty.

Mer-Crazy
06-13-2015, 06:12 PM
What's happening with Raven?

I noticed that she complely stopped watermarking her pictures. Strange.

http://i.perezhilton.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/thats-so-not-raven.gif
Last I heard she'd broken her computer and was working off Tyler's, maybe they don't have the watermark there? But yeah, it is odd that there isn't even a "Merbella Studios Inc" just written somewhere on the picture :/ Also, I love that gif ^_^

Ashe
06-13-2015, 06:15 PM
Last I heard she'd broken her computer and was working off Tyler's, maybe they don't have the watermark there? But yeah, it is odd that there isn't even a "Merbella Studios Inc" just written somewhere on the picture :/ Also, I love that gif ^_^

That's taking such a big risk though. People are always itching to steal her tails as it's been done many times before. This is just easy picking I feel

AniaR
06-13-2015, 06:52 PM
yeah she's still in between gear and the demand for photos is great lol

Mermaid Romy
06-13-2015, 06:54 PM
I hope she manages to get new gear soon :C

AniaR
06-13-2015, 07:25 PM
A lot of the tail designs she's been working on for clients right now are complicated designs. and sometimes she has to repaint them to match more closely to what the client wants. Just takes a while. We caught up and she told me she constructs and paints all day, then sketches and sculpts til she falls asleep lol

MerEmma
06-13-2015, 11:41 PM
WOW, beautiful tail and I love the shape of the fin too. Wow. I love it. <3

MermaidMichelle
06-14-2015, 09:00 PM
That is a lovely tail, and I quite like the elongated ends of the fluke; it reminds me in that sense just a little of the Koi....

OceanWhisper
06-14-2015, 09:15 PM
Gonna. Pass. Out. Cannot. Handle. This. Much. Beauty. :swoon: :fallover: :swoon:

Mermaid Alea
06-14-2015, 10:50 PM
A lot of the tail designs she's been working on for clients right now are complicated designs. and sometimes she has to repaint them to match more closely to what the client wants. Just takes a while. We caught up and she told me she constructs and paints all day, then sketches and sculpts til she falls asleep lol

Sounds like a lot of work, but it also sounds very rewarding and fun. These latest tails that have been her own designs are just so amazing! I can definitely see why you let her have a lot of artistic freedom on your new tail.

Vrindavana Starfish
06-16-2015, 05:10 PM
Here's some new kind of fluke.


https://scontent-fra3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/t31.0-8/q91/p960x960/11337115_913011048754976_6151626048797049387_o.jpg

I love that fluke. It's pelagic and fantasy at the same time.

Vrindavana Starfish
06-16-2015, 05:12 PM
Sounds like a lot of work, but it also sounds very rewarding and fun. These latest tails that have been her own designs are just so amazing! I can definitely see why you let her have a lot of artistic freedom on your new tail.

Seriously. If I ever get the chance to have Raven make my tail, I'm just going to give her my basic sketch and say "swim with it. Just, do what you do and have fun." I know I wouldn't be disappointed.

Merman Arion
06-16-2015, 05:56 PM
Here's some new kind of fluke.


https://scontent-fra3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/t31.0-8/q91/p960x960/11337115_913011048754976_6151626048797049387_o.jpg

FYI, it's a MERMAN tail for Merman Jax from Sheroes Entertainments :)

Gotta be honest, I'm jelly haha. But I'm happy for Jack to have something new after his tail from Mertailor

MermaidMichelle
06-16-2015, 08:31 PM
Well, the waist does look a bit different from the standard mermaid tail. I shall then state that the colouration and pattern do have something of a masculine -almost tigerlike- quality to them, so I can see it as a merman tail now that you mention it!

AniaR
06-16-2015, 09:13 PM
So happy for Jax. I hear the monofin in his mertailor tail snapped. No fun swimming with a broken monofin! He'll look great in this!

Keiris
06-16-2015, 10:11 PM
Beautiful design! I hope he posts pics in it!

OceanWhisper
06-16-2015, 11:55 PM
Yay! Merman tail!! I think it's a stunning tail, no matter what gender the wearer is!

Mermaid Romy
06-17-2015, 02:01 AM
I feel silly for asking but is there a collection of pics where we can see all the different types of flukes available?

Mermaid Mystery
06-17-2015, 02:39 AM
I feel silly for asking but is there a collection of pics where we can see all the different types of flukes available?

I definitely need this for merbellas and finfolk

Mer-Crazy
06-17-2015, 05:21 AM
I feel silly for asking but is there a collection of pics where we can see all the different types of flukes available?
A while back in the thread I posted it... I'll get to work on doing that again lol

Mermaid Romy
06-17-2015, 05:33 AM
A while back in the thread I posted it... I'll get to work on doing that again lol
Omgosh bless you :D

Yulia
06-17-2015, 06:06 AM
Herm herm ;)
And this was the reason I made this site:

https://mermaidtailcollection.wordpress.com/

Mer-Crazy
06-17-2015, 06:18 AM
Okay sorry it took so long I had to source the images again and resize them to play nice. So these are all the flukes on offer that I know of from speaking to Raven. The Last one (Lunar Koi) is on offer, well at least it was offered to me so I assume it will be offered to others, but hasn't been completed in silicone yet. Also the Mantis Fluke and Raven's Lionfish fluke (also Raina's) are BOTH classed as Calypso by Raven, just variations she makes. Also the She-Creature Fluke (also the one used on Polyhymnia's Peacock tail is not officially offered as far as I know, so I didn't include it.)

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Mermaid Romy
06-17-2015, 06:19 AM
Herm herm ;)
And this was the reason I made this site:

https://mermaidtailcollection.wordpress.com/
YOU'RE AMAZING!!!

Mermaid Romy
06-17-2015, 06:20 AM
Okay sorry it took so long I had to source the images again and resize them to play nice. So these are all the flukes on offer that I know of from speaking to Raven. The Last one (Lunar Koi) is on offer, well at least it was offered to me so I assume it will be offered to others, but hasn't been completed in silicone yet. Also the Mantis Fluke and Raven's Lionfish fluke (also Raina's) are BOTH classed as Calypso by Raven, just variations she makes.

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Ahhh!! Thank you thank you thank you!!

Mer-Crazy
06-17-2015, 06:24 AM
Ahhh!! Thank you thank you thank you!!
No problem :) I think I'll keep the images this time for easy access next time this gets asked haha

Ariel-Starfish
06-17-2015, 07:54 AM
Omg thank you!! ❤️

MerEmma
06-17-2015, 04:36 PM
Have we just seen those two Ariel flukes (the Ariel tail and the one pictured)? I'd like to see more of that one!

Vicky Mermaid
06-17-2015, 05:03 PM
Hello lovely mers! It's been a while! I got my tail 3 weeks ago!. Customs finally released it and i got her on June 3. It is true magic :swoon:
I didn't swim in it yet because there are some size issues. I lost a few pounds over the past year so its a bit baggy on some points, i am still working this out with Raven. But here are a few pics, and the unboxing video is on the way :)306783067930680

Vrindavana Starfish
06-17-2015, 05:20 PM
It's gorgeous!

Kaila Mermaid
06-17-2015, 05:51 PM
WOW! I just love how beautiful and soft the colors are

AniaR
06-17-2015, 06:13 PM
I'll be honest with you
I've had a baggy tail and I've had a skin tight tail. Skin tight is hard to get on and off without damaging the tail, and when you do get a wrinkle from drag (usually around the ankle area) it's much more apparent. Baggy on the other hand, if you put a pair of tights on underneath it - something that has a sheen to it- it'll fit better, it way more comfortable, easier to get off and on too.

Now that I've had both types of tails I wouldnt go skin tight again. The she creature we got is a bit baggier on me and I enjoy the fit so much more.

See how you feel in it after you swim and what it looks like on pics and videos before you decide to send it off. Even with skin tight you'll get wrinkles when you sit etc. I know skin tight it what every mer thinks looks realistic and the best but now that I've done both I think human bodies just move and when they move you get wrinkles even with skin tight lol.


Here's an example just to show you what I mean.

My new tail is literally skin tight. It couldn't get any tighter. I wouldn't be able to get it on. As it stands now it takes a huge amount of work to get on and off. But when I move or sit certain ways it still gets wrinkles:

https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/11412346_968285243202932_4310507650683800540_n.jpg ?oh=d2ca6e6745d28bb60cabe3182bbb5d4c&oe=55F5BE08

Obviously you do whatever you want it's your tail. I think just as someone who now owns a bunch of tails and can compare them and does a lot of work I just really wanted to pass that along for you. Obviously if you find it ill fitting and it's compromising your vision or your ability def get it adjusted. But give it a shot swimming... you might appreciate the extra inch or two in the end ;)

Good luck and congrats on your new and beautiful tail!

Kaila Mermaid
06-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Honestly, I also was warring with the skin tight vs loose concept as far as wrinkling and that was very helpful. I guess logically I have no idea why it wouldn't wrinkle [emoji28]

Ariel-Starfish
06-18-2015, 02:09 AM
Yay!! So happy for u Vicky! I can't wait to see this tail with my own eyes next month! About the unboxing video: u have such pretty mermaid hair! :swoon: So jelly about that! ❤️

Vicky Mermaid
06-18-2015, 02:11 AM
Thanks for the comment Raina. I already told Raven i wasn't going to send it back for now. Indeed i'm going to swim in it first! The only thing that i will be fixing for now is the gapping blended waist. Thanks for the tip of tights! I already bought padded underwear in a store for drag queens to create more hips and but. Next week i will have time to take her for a swim and from there i will look further. But thanks!!

polyhymnia113
06-18-2015, 05:21 AM
Vicky it is so beautiful! I love the suble coloring and beautiful luminescence each color has!! So glad and happy for you that you finally received it! :)

OceanWhisper
06-18-2015, 07:23 AM
Beautiful tail :swoon: it's so organic and amazing

Aurellia Gyldenscale
06-18-2015, 05:30 PM
Thanks for the comment Raina. I already told Raven i wasn't going to send it back for now. Indeed i'm going to swim in it first! The only thing that i will be fixing for now is the gapping blended waist. Thanks for the tip of tights! I already bought padded underwear in a store for drag queens to create more hips and but. Next week i will have time to take her for a swim and from there i will look further. But thanks!!


It seems like there might be fewer fit issues if Raven requested a re-measure right before she started intense construction. I know I'm worried that my measurements have changed since I gave them to her in december...

*EDIT* I'm not worried about major measurement changes...just tweaks.

Aurellia Gyldenscale
06-18-2015, 05:33 PM
Can anyone with the new blended waist upgrade weigh in on a question I have. Can't remember if I asked before or not.

Is it hard (to the point of damaging the tail) to get the high waist over your butt? I know I have an almost 10 inch waist to butt difference. concerned that if it fits in the waist I won't be able to get it over my tush and if it fits my tush it will be hella gap-city on my waist. The day we can figure out how to put a hidden zipper in silicone tails will be glorious ;)

AniaR
06-18-2015, 05:51 PM
Yup its hard to get up especially skin tight. And you can damage it if you rush. After breaking mine and patching it ( which added 1.5 inches) I found it a million times easier. High is great I just suggest not going skin tight. If you go high like mine you can actually tuck it under tops so you don't notice gaps often. I do get gaps now that it's not skin tight. I suggest lubing the inside of the waist for sure.

Mermaid Mystery
06-18-2015, 06:21 PM
I did mine maybe an inch above my measurements in sensitive and difficult areas and it looks great! I have no trouble getting into it either. my trouble areas are my ankles and knees so I gave them a little space to breathe and you can barely tell. skin tight is a lot harder to get on.

Ariel-Starfish
06-20-2015, 04:23 AM
30745

So funny! :)


30746

in love with this starfish top! ��

OceanWhisper
06-20-2015, 07:02 AM
Pearly and purple is pretty!!! :pearl:

Merman Arion
06-20-2015, 07:12 AM
You know, I probably said that before but I will say it again ;)

Everytime Raven put online new mermaid stuff, it's so pretty it makes me wonder why the fuck I was born a guy LOL :lol:

OceanWhisper
06-20-2015, 07:15 AM
You know, I probably said that before but I will say it again ;)

Everytime Raven put online new mermaid stuff, it's so pretty it makes me wonder why the fuck I was born a guy LOL :lol:
Ahahaha Arion! :lol:
-that's because you were destined to become one of the few mermen around!!

MermaidMichelle
06-20-2015, 06:27 PM
Rest assured we all very much appreciate your presence, Arion; and that's not just the Francophile talking! :mermaid kiss:

As for that magnificent starfish top, it has a delicacy about it that really feels like lingerie! :pearl: :bed now:

AniaR
06-20-2015, 08:00 PM
Hey folks, Raven has a tail spot open!

Mermaid Mystery
06-20-2015, 09:11 PM
time to rob a bank

Mer-Crazy
06-20-2015, 09:16 PM
You know, I probably said that before but I will say it again ;)

Everytime Raven put online new mermaid stuff, it's so pretty it makes me wonder why the fuck I was born a guy LOL :lol:
This got me thinking and I reckon the starfish sculpt she does could make a really cool shoulder pad for an amour piece.

ShyMer
06-21-2015, 12:05 AM
I would love to see some armor designs from Raven <3

Ariel-Starfish
06-21-2015, 04:18 AM
Hey folks, Raven has a tail spot open!

Wow she works fast! Isen't it the 2nd or 3rd tail new tail spot this month?

I hope she takes some proper rest from time to time!

OceanWhisper
06-21-2015, 07:22 AM
Same here! She really work her fins to the bone, with AMAZING results! She deserves some R-and-R :D

Ariel-Starfish
06-21-2015, 08:25 AM
I'm so over the moon exited about my tail atm... My days are flying by! :D One big month until I reach 300 days waiting time!


:cheerleader:

Felicia
06-21-2015, 01:20 PM
I'm so over the moon exited about my tail atm... My days are flying by! :D One big month until I reach 300 days waiting time!


:cheerleader:
I know the feeling, I'm on day 288 and I recently got some updates so I'm pretty freaking excited too!

Ariel-Starfish
06-21-2015, 01:49 PM
OMG OMG OMG!!! :yay:

Mermaid Freyja
06-21-2015, 03:23 PM
I received my Merbella Octopus top from Lorelei (Yay!), and made an unboxing video, lol!
This was after I had just gotten home from work and as you will see, I'm an exhausted dork trying to make sense.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATZutFfpVXY

And a few photos:

http://mernetwork.com/index/attachment.php?attachmentid=30769&d=1434914197

http://mernetwork.com/index/attachment.php?attachmentid=30770&d=1434914444

Mermaid Wesley
06-21-2015, 04:11 PM
time to rob a bank

I snorted laughing


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MermaidMichelle
06-21-2015, 07:58 PM
Wow Freyja; BOTH of your tops Merbella Octopus and She-Rad​ are amazing! :mermaid kiss:

Ariel-Starfish
06-22-2015, 07:40 AM
Great unboxing video Mermaid Frejya! The octo looks amazing on you! :pearl:

Aziara
06-22-2015, 09:45 AM
You know, I probably said that before but I will say it again ;)

Everytime Raven put online new mermaid stuff, it's so pretty it makes me wonder why the fuck I was born a guy LOL :lol:
I have the exact opposite problem... None of these cute little tops would work with my massive post-baby 'assets'. I need something nearly industrial in size. :(

Mermaid Freyja
06-22-2015, 11:42 AM
Great unboxing video Mermaid Frejya! The octo looks amazing on you! :pearl:

Thank you, Ariel! ;)

Mermaid Lorelei
06-22-2015, 01:45 PM
Freyja, you are adorable!

AniaR
06-24-2015, 10:31 PM
https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/t31.0-8/11406171_10155775815635425_1684848463037166886_o.j pg

Kishiko
06-24-2015, 10:32 PM
ITS FRANKENTAIL

Mermaid Cecelia
06-24-2015, 10:49 PM
https://scontent-lga1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/t31.0-8/11406171_10155775815635425_1684848463037166886_o.j pg

Beautiful! Love the colors

AniaR
06-24-2015, 11:06 PM
No not franken tail. Lol this is she creature ;)

Kishiko
06-24-2015, 11:48 PM
No not franken tail. Lol this is she creature ;)

Wow didnt know you got another one! When do we get to see franken tail? :D

MermaidMichelle
06-25-2015, 12:59 AM
You look so beautiful in that picture...not to mention helplessly out of place....

PearlieMae
06-25-2015, 01:22 AM
Absolutely wonderful! You look born to wear it!

Mermaid Freyja
06-25-2015, 01:52 AM
Freyja, you are adorable!

Lol! Thanks, Lorelei <3!!!
:blush:

AniaR, you look gorgeous! That tail is amazing ;)

Mermaid Riia
06-25-2015, 08:09 AM
Raina looks like a golden goddess! :D

Sidenote, are Guppy and Ophelia already sold? I've been drooling over Ophelia for the minute I saw it. My heart almost stopped when it was put up for sale. It's calling me like crazy lol! The measurements are lil off though. I'm afraid it might be too long for me..
Knees & ankles 1.5 to 2inches off (too much)
Waist to ankles/knees/hips all lil over 4inches off :/