Polymer Clay

I will openly confess to often finding polymer clay to be totally lame. But recently I've returned to an old stash of it to see if I could salvage something interesting. It's become a good replacement as a form-building foundation in the same way foam has been. However, I'm able to get more definition in the form on a smaller scale. Here are some new rings and a pair of earrings that are early attempts. The other batch of rings disappeared between two local craft events. These are on Etsy with more trickling in, destined for other locales.

polymer clay, fabricated copper, paint, epoxy resin

size 8

1.5" x 1.25" x .75"

polymer clay, fabricated copper, paint, epoxy resin

size 7

1.5" x 1" x .75"

fabricated copper, epoxy resin, beet powder, paint (okay, not polymer clay--an old epoxy resin nugget that had been forgotten and then sucked into this ring-making frenzy)

size 8.5

1.5" x 1" x 1"

earrings made from polymer clay mixed with carborundum, layers of epoxy resin and paint

stainless steel ear wires

2.25" x .25" x .25

If you've always loved polymer clay, with it's inherit ability to render alien heads, magic mushrooms, and dolphins then I offer you my deepest of apologies. My next ring will most assuredly feature an alien riding a dolphin riding magic mushrooms.

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