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Flowering Flower-ring

In the last month or so, I’ve had a step-by-step article published in “Making Jewellery” magazine, which involved a flower ring…

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…and also included a couple of ‘bonus’ earrings:

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and they also included a picture of a purple ring as well:

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Here is a scan of the cover of the magazine:

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… and here is an idea of what the first page of the article looked like:

polymer clay flower ring

Somehow they seem to make the pieces look better than in real life!

Today’s polymer clay experiments

104 days to go until the polymer clay cruise

Today I’ve spent several hours doing website programming, so haven’t had much time to spare for polyclay. And I’m not even very keen on most of the results, but here goes:

The orange one looks like it has paint splashes or something around the edge, but they were meant to look like lovely petals. Whereas the pink one doesn’t have enough ‘definition’ – either in telling the petals apart from each other or in the gradiation of colours. And the blue ring around it is too lumpy. I like the way the edges of the petals seem to fold inwards though.

I made a couple of quick rings to see if I liked the effect:

… and I knotted some beads onto a necklace: