Earrings · Jewelry

Crackled Earrings

I finally used a couple of lentil-shaped hollow beads from the bunch of items that I'd created almost a year ago using crackled veneer. And what a charming pair of earrings they make! For these earrings, I tied strips from two different fabrics to a large jump ring that I passed through the top of… Continue reading Crackled Earrings

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