Earrings · Jewelry

Stormy Earrings | We’re All Ears

For this month's We're All Ears challenge, Erin chose Storms as the theme. Storms, being a force of nature, are hard not to get inspired by. ­čÖé My polymer clay earrings are inspired by the torrential rain during a storm, and the gentle ripples from stray post-storm raindrops hitting a puddle. As usual, the design… Continue reading Stormy Earrings | We’re All Ears

Earrings · Jewelry

Spring’s Here Earrings

For this month's We're All Ears Challenge, Erin chose the theme Leaping Greenly, because, Spring! New beginnings, and hope, inspired me very much, but other things in life landed in a heap on me, and I just didn't get the time to turn any of my ideas into reality. This month, life continues to be… Continue reading Spring’s Here Earrings

Jewelry · Pendants

Swirly Pendant | Art Elements Challenge

I'd thought I would have loads of inspired ideas for the Art Elements 'Swirl' theme, but I found myself continually revolving around only one concept - swirled polymer clay lentil beads. However, I couldn't really think of anything much different from a couple of lentil bead buttons I'd made a long time ago, so it… Continue reading Swirly Pendant | Art Elements Challenge

Cabochons · Jewelry · Pendants

More Mokume-Gane

Continuing with my trials and experiments, I thought of giving┬ámokume-gane another go, making sure I don't accidentally use Sculpey III like last time. ­čÖé I also thought I'd work in some foil with the clay. I layered sheets of green and black Premo clay, interspersed with a couple of sheets of silver foil, and pressed… Continue reading More Mokume-Gane

Miscellaneous

Attempt at Mokume Gane

Now that I have a good amount of clay at my disposal, I tried my hand at some Mokume Gane. I layered multiple sheets of different clay colors, and used a texture plate for my first try at pressing down on the 'block', and quite a few presses with a blade. When I tried slicing… Continue reading Attempt at Mokume Gane