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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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Bettina Welker’s Pixelated Retro Blend Cane

Bettina Welker’s Pixelated Retro Blend Cane

I was so excited when I saw Bettina Welkers Pixelated Retro Blend Cane Tutorial – it looked so cool! Loads of people have been trying it and it’s great to see all the variations popping up on flickr and facebook. Finally I found some time to try it. Here’s my first cane I then decided to use it to catch up with the earrings a week challenge on Flickr and made these earrings  Which ones do you like best? They are all available...

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Earrings Challenge and Easton Arts Trail

Earrings Challenge and Easton Arts Trail

The Easton Arts Trail is fast approaching so I have finally got round to finishing some of the things on my half finished pile including some earrings for the earrings a week challenge! Next weekend I will be in Easton Community Centre with my jewellery from 11am -6pm on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July. I have plenty of new jewellery including quite a lot I haven’t posted here – I can’t share everything with you or I...

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More Christi Friesen Inspiration

More Christi Friesen Inspiration

Inspired by the wonderful stained glass technique I learnt from Christi Freisen I made some earrings for the earring a week challenge. They were fiddly but I was pleased how they turned out and I think they were worth the effort! I also made some heart earrings and a pendant to match, again Christi showed us a neat way to make a heart and she taught us how to make the flower and the leaves that embellish it so it was a good way to practise some...

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New owls

New owls

Owls are still very fashionable it seems, which is cool cause I love them! I have just added an owl brooch and an owl keyring/charm to my owl repertoire. Here they are Owl Brooch Back of owl brooch Owl keyring   Owl collection – brooch, keyring and earrings The earrings are my earrings for this week in the pair of earrings a week challenge. So owls can now be little ornaments, pendants, keyrings, charms, brooches and earrings – what...

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