Buttons

Clay buttons

Button 1 For this button, I started off by making a partially-done swirly lentil bead. I then rolled a thin strand of dark green clay, cut it into 6 equal pieces, and arranged them on the bead by gently pressing them onto it. I then continued to swirl the bead until the green strands, in… Continue reading Clay buttons

Buttons

Swirly lentil bead… button

So I made a decent cane. I didn't own decent claying tools though, and found that slicing across the cane with a razor blade makes the cross-section pretty distorted and untidy. And that means I went and ordered a flexible blade, a roller (again, I was finding my makeshift roller inadequate), cutters and silicone molds.… Continue reading Swirly lentil bead… button

Beads · Buttons

Paper button

Wow, it's been a month since my last post! I've not been making much jewelry these days, so the pause in my jewelry blogging is inevitable. 🙂 I've mostly been working on one or two personal programming projects, and on my knitting. One piece of jewelry I did make recently was a paper button for… Continue reading Paper button

Bracelets · Buttons · Jewelry

Brown beaded macramé bracelet. With a button!

It's been a long, long time since I used Macramé to make things, so I thought I'd make a beaded bracelet. I had some strong cotton yarn lying around from an old knitting project that I could use for my cords. As for beads to add, my stash had these round, brown wooden beads with… Continue reading Brown beaded macramé bracelet. With a button!