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My latest spliced flower set

My latest spliced flower set

I made these beads ages ago but hasn’t quite found time to string them. Finally now the kids are back at school I got a chance. They are sold already to a friend who came over looking for a present, I hastily grabbed a photo. I am pleased with the bright colours. I am looking forward to having time to play with clay and to sharing it with you. thanks for...

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Autumn flowers

Autumn flowers

I had a custom order of a crochet hook in autumn colours. I decided to use my now firm favourite spliced flower cane. I started making this cane thanks to a video from Cindy Leitz I decided to use the flower cane to make a few other bits… Autumn colours cabochon pendant – super shiny! Autumn owl (with glow in the dark eyes) – flew straight off my sale...

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One of my custom orders

One of my custom orders

At the 2 sales I have had I have taken quite a few orders. I am finding it quite tricky to be confident the customer will like what I’ve made so I have given them some options. This order was for a friend who lived locally so I made the beads and then took them to show her before I strung them. She requested a spliced flower cane necklace on a cord with no metal clasps etc. in similar colours to this bracelet There are about 12 different...

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Spliced Flower Cane with pearl and round Natasha bead

Spliced Flower Cane with pearl and round Natasha bead

I am going out for afternoon tea to a posh hotel in Bath on Saturday for one of my friends birthdays so I thought I would make her some jewellery as a gift (I don’t think I have told her about this blog yet so it should remain a surprise!). I haven’t made a spliced flower cane for a week or so now so thought I would make some spliced flower beads, funny how I didn’t think I liked them till I made one and now I love them. I...

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New set

New set

 I made myself a new necklace to go with some new clothes my mum kindly bought me. I have another one planned with a series of different beads but need to make some more green flower canes first. I was having trouble getting texture on my beads but with help from some friends on Poymer Clay Central and Flickr I am now happy with them. I used my nutmeg grater in the end to get the texture (need to get a new one now before I need nutmeg again but...

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