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Faux wooden Heart

Faux wooden Heart

I’m not generally big on hearts but I couldn’t resist adapting my faux marquetry split pebble design into a heart. It’s very tactile too as I have finished it with a beautiful satin finish. I am still very fond of the faux marquetry, I ought to make some more pieces!   Thank you to everyone who took part on my earring giveaway on Instagram.  The winners were bluemallee and Nevenka...

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Black and White Jewellery

Black and White Jewellery

I took part in a Facebook challenge to make a black and white cane and to make something with it. I’ve been looking at some repeated patterns made with carved block printing recently so took inspiration from them for the cane. I made a sketch of a pattern and then worked out what the most basic component would be and drew that out. The heart motif was central and I considered making the middle of the heart the line of symmetry in my cane...

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Polymer Patchwork, a bit of science and a problem solved

Polymer Patchwork, a bit of science and a problem solved

First of all, I’d like to wish you a happy new year and I hope 2018 is a peaceful year full of health, happiness and creative fun for you all! When I came to tidy up my workbench I found some little leftover scraps from some scrap clay Mokume Gane, there were too small to do much with so I decided to do some polymer patchwork. Nice bit of polymer clay recycling 🙂 I was pretty pleased how they turned out so I cured them and added a back...

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New Faux Marquetry Brooches

New Faux Marquetry Brooches

I’ve been really busy this year with lots of exciting things.  I will write a post soon to let you know more about what I have been up to but first I would like to show you my latest polymer creations…. These are Faux Marquetry Brooches made from polymer of course. I will be teaching how to make these at the 3 day polymer clay workshop Polycreativa in Rome next spring. I taught at the same event earlier this year and had a fantastic...

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New Flower Pendant for Southbank Bristol Arts Trail

New Flower Pendant for Southbank Bristol Arts Trail

I am exhibiting my polymer clay jewellery and gift items as part of the Southbank Bristol Arts Trail this coming weekend. On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May from 11am-6pm  I will be in the in the Beauley Room in the  Southville Centre on Beauley Road, Bristol. Here’s one of my latest pendants which will be available for sale at the arts trail. The flower is made up from turquoise, black and white patterned petals with a large and...

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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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