Sculpture

This unique brooch is carefully assembled with the utmost attention to detail. Jeff actually carves the fine lines into the pod bead and then backfills them with other clay colors before re-baking. His assembly and design are alwa/s amazing and feature a bt of movement.

Pacific Memoir

Jeff Dever Photo by Gregory R. Staley

Altered Pastel Brooch project, 36-39 Asian Influence Dangles project, 70-73 Bails, 30

fabricated, 32-33 Beaded eye pins, 31 Beads bracelet, 40-43 controlled swirl, 1 14-1 17 felt, 110-113 Bezels, metallic-leafed, 64-65, 68 Bird on a Limb project, 102-105 Bouquet necklace (gallery), 122 Bracelet charm, Lots of Dots, 92-97 curved tile, 56-59 Galaxy Bead, 114-117 Green Blue Petal, 22 Leaves (gallery), 123 link-style (Sicilian Spice), 74-77 mosaic collage, 98-101 organic bead, 40 sizing, 56 Brooch altered pastel, 36-39 mosaic (Bird on a Limb), 102-105 mosaic lapel, 106-109 Butane torch, 26, 28 Cabochon Ring project, 82-85 Carved-and-sculpted pieces (gallery), 125

"Chalk Pod" Floral Pendant project, 44-49

Chalk pod technique, 44-49 Chalk-scraping technique, 36

Champlevé Molded Earrings project, 78-81

Champlevé Seahorse Necklace project,

86-91 Clay. See Polymer clay Clay ball sizes, 13 Clay scraps, 19 Cloissoné, faux, 124 Closures, 30

Colors, mixing. See Mixing clay colors Conditioning, 12-13 Cracking, 13 Curing, 20

Curved Tile Bracelet project, 56-59 Cutter, V-shaped linoleum, 74 Dichroic glass, faux, 64-69 Dots, clay, 95 Earrings champlevé molded, 78-81 metal clay (gallery), 121 metal clay and millefiori (gallery), 121

reversed etching technique, 63 Embossing powders.. 17, 70-73, 123 Enamel work, look cf Champlevé, 86-91 Z

End caps, 30

Etched Leaf Pin project, 60-63 Fabricated bails, 32-33 Faux cloisonné technique, 124 Faux Dichroic Glass Necklace project, 64-69

Felt Bead Neckpiece bracelet, 110-113

Finishing, 21

Floral necklace [gallery), 122 Galaxy Bead Bracelet project,

114-117 Gallery, 120-125 Gloss finish, 21 Glue, 18 Gold leaf fractured layers of, 114-117 pin (gallery), 122 Gold leafing pens, 17 Images copyright-free, 17 on curved surface, 56-59 layering, 50-55 Jewelry assembly, 30-33 Layered images technique, 50-55 Leaves bracelet (gallery), 123 Liquid polymer clay, 25

tinted, 74-77 Lots of Dots Charm Bracelet project, 92-97

Love Letters Collage Pin project, 50-55 Masking technique, 60-63 Metal clay mirror finish, 29 processes for, 28-29 for rings, 82-85 shrinking of, 64 working with, 26-27 Mica powder, 17 Mixed media materials, 17

Mixing clay colors blending, 22

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