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Purple Kaleidoscope Jewellery

Purple Kaleidoscope Jewellery

I realised quite how much blue jewellery I make so I am trying to broaden my colour palette a bit. I asked on facebook what colour people thought I should work with and I got lots of brilliant (and some quite scary) suggestions! I decided to start gently with some purple and here’s some purple kaleidoscope cane jewellery I made.       Talking of facebook I am going to run a giveaway there soon – when I reach 2000...

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Delft Inspired Bracelet – Free tutorial on the Premo! Sculpey website

Delft Inspired Bracelet – Free tutorial on the Premo! Sculpey website

I am delighted to let you know that you can find a detailed tutorial written by me to make this Delft Inspired Bracelet on the Premo! Sculpey website.   There are step by step instructions which show you how to make the cane and then the beads and also these cute little tile earrings. Even if you aren’t interested in making them yourself you might find it an interesting insight into my creative process. If you do have a go at making...

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Bright Flowers – a new set

Bright Flowers – a new set

The weather here in the UK is horrible today so I have tried to cheer things up with these bright flowers   These are slightly different from my normal flat flower pendants as they are slightly curved and each petal slightly cupped. They also have a dimension centre which looks like little tubes but is actually just little sticks of clay (adhered with the wonderful Kato polypaste) that I poke a pin into to give the illusion of being hollow. I...

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Black and Grey Flowers

Black and Grey Flowers

A good friend of mine was making a new dress to wear to a wedding – so I offered to make her some new jewellery to match. It turned out just beautiful! Here it is If you are familiar with the polymer clay work of Ayelet you will notice my inspiration! I made the grey beads and textured them with salt, they match the colour of the dress. I’m busy working on some Christmas gift and ornament designs, I hope to be able to share some...

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Peacock Cane

Peacock Cane

I started this peacock cane ages ago. I looked at several images of peacock feathers to get the colours and the shapes. It has to be simplified a little as I didn’t want to replicate a feather exactly – too delicate. I did the centre fairly easily but was then uncertain how to deal with the outer green and gold layers. I wanted to hint at the feathers structure but didn’t want to get too complicated. Finally I tackled it and...

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Green Mokume Gane Set

Green Mokume Gane Set

I made this set of jewellery in Mokume Gane from several custom mixed green shades of Kato clay for a friend’s birthday. I was delighted with the result and was dying to show you but couldn’t post them just in case!! She’s had them now so I can show you too. Couldn’t resist a little owl with the mokume gane shavings! As you can see I am making good use of what I learnt from Melanie Muir in her workshops....

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