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Star cluster

Posted by Linda Hoxie on Friday, August 31, 2012, In : Making Beads 
Below are the rest of the beads I created last night, the top one reminds me of a Star Cluster taken by the hubble telescope from the Nasa website.

The Rest I haven't named yet, any ideas? 




 


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A Diamond in the rough

Posted by Linda Hoxie on Friday, August 31, 2012, In : Making Beads 


A diamond in the rough is this pendants name, I must have been craving chocolate last night because I had to wrap this beads chocolate brown color in some greens, because he just looked too "Hershey".  The Pop of color wasn't just right until we wrapped him up.


The earrings to match, remind me of a moon rising from the waves.  I love the one on the left.
 

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Like Pearls nestled in waves of color

Posted by Linda Hoxie on Friday, August 31, 2012, In : Making Beads 
These are the earrings I created to go with "Attitude".  Created much the same way, the only difference is those beautiful pearls nestled in the middle.  

I had learned a new technique of how to make polymer clay look like opals.  Mine came out a bit more like pearls but I love the affect they have.

You can learn more about the different techniques for making clay beads at my page, Polymer Clay Techniques.

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A Bead with an Attitude

Posted by Linda Hoxie on Friday, August 31, 2012, In : Making Beads 

The bead was the first I made last night, it had a bit of an attitude with me at first, wanting to be what it wanted to be, but we finally compromised and created a beautiful art piece that looks wonderful with the earrings that match.

Created with Fimo Clay, which is a premium type of polymer clay that I really like because it stays harder than most.  It also comes in some really cool colors for creating art beads.

So the bottom layer is blue with a shimmer of glitter.  I run it through the la...

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