My first version had some real problems. It was clear I needed to learn more about beading. I also made the flowers too big and bulky. This one is much better. Here is a link to my first attempt.

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Materials: Polymer clay Mica powders Glass beads Metal beads I’m somewhat disappointed in the finished piece. But, they say you aren’t growing unless you are uncomfortable, so I must have grown quite a bit. I have been learning from other artists and made this necklace inspired by Christie Friesen. Christi is many things I am…

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This was a pendant I created using some new techniques taught by Elena Marunich at an online polymer clay retreat I’m participating in. It’s 3 3/8″ tall by approximately 1.5″ wide. I’m pretty happy with the way it turned out, although, it is far from something I would normally make.I think next time I’ll try not…

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I made a few more pendants and a video to go along with them. The first pendant (orange and green heart) has a smooth back. The others all have a rough back so you can use them as essential oil diffusers. Video first, photos below. (:

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I got inspired this day by peas, carrots, and hearts. Maybe I was hungry. This pendant is has a green mica clay and some bright orange with a silver hammered bail. After I antiqued it I fell in love with the orange color that developed. It looks so much like that old bakelite material (early…

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Anyone who has talked to me for 2 minutes and complained about any type of ailment found out that I am a big proponent of essential oils. I love them for solving things like bitchy moods, migraines, and allergies. I thought it might be neat to make a pendant with a really textured back to…

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TITLE: Blue Green Bracelet SIZE: 2.75″ across; Inside circumference: approximately 7″ MEDIUM: Polymer clay TECHNIQUE: Magnetic clasp; Mica Shift After my last “heavy thinking” piece I wanted to work on something that was more frivolous and fun. I chose some colors I loved and started working! I started with a mica-shift technique on the green…

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This is a quick bracelet/cuff I made this morning. The center has a piece of flat aluminum wire in the middle of it that gives it structure. It’s quite flexible. I can see places where I could improve the technique, but I like it. Approximately 2.5″ across Polymer clay, aluminum wire.

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