Projects

All the step-bv-step instructions for the designs are illustrated to make them easy to follow. Measurements are given to help you keep to the correct proportions - for example, the thickness of logs, the diameter of balls of clay and the lengths of cut pieces of log are given. Keep a ruler beside vou as you work so that you can refer to it for accurate sizing. Precise quantities of clay needed to complete each project are not included but no design will require more than one 60gm (2o7.) packet...

Egyptian Hieroglyph Necklace and Earrings

(C he ancient Egyptians were highly skilled jewellers and this set is inspired by some of their designs. At this time, silver was rarer and more highly prized than gold and inscriptions in Egyptian hieroglyphs were popular for amulets. Clay - white and scrap clay for the stamp Glass rocaille beads in turquoise and royal blue ITo make the hieroglyph stamp, form a 6mm (iiinl log from scrap clay anJ cut a 20mm (Vt in) length. Press this on the boa rd until it is 25 x 10mm (1 x Kin) and about 1.5mm...

Suppliers and Organizations

Clay Transparent

Polymer clays are available in craft and art material shops and also by mail order from craft, jewellery and bead suppliers. If you have problems finding the clays, the following suppliers should be able to help. 197 Blackburn Road 5vndal VIC 3149 Modelene Kossdale Pty Ltd 137 Noone Street Clifton Mills VIC 3068 Staedtler Mars Ltd ft Mars Road, Etobicoke Ontario M9V 2K1 Fimo PO Box 5009 Merival Depot Nepean ONTK2C3H3 Sculpey, I'remo Golding Handcrafts PO Box 9022 Wellington Du-Kit, Fimo 23...

Kingfisher Brooch

C iie applique technique can be used successfully to mimic the fluttering feathers of birds. The glorious colours of a kingfisher are captured by the use of acrylic paint on this striking brooch. Outline for the kingfisher's body and wings Baking parchment and pencil Artists' acrylic paints - black, orange, turquoise, white and blue 1 Trace the outlines on to a sheet of baking parchment. Form a 8mm X in ball of transparent clay, roll it into an oval and press it down on the traced upper wing...

Teddy Bear Brooches

everyone loves a teddy bear These little brooches are not difficult to make, and you can dress them up in the colours of your favourite team or add accessories for a hobby bear. If you find it difficult to make the mouths with strips of clay, you can mark in the mouth with a pen and Indian ink after baking. These instructions are for the soccer-playing teddy. Clay - ochre, golden yellow, whik black and red Teddy bear tan 1 ochre 1 yellow white IForm a 6mm Kin thick log of the tan mixture arret...

Transparent Earring Studs

How Attach With Knot For Earring

Kidney ear wires - pendant earrings are attached to the loop. t l ish-hook with ball and spring - for pendant or drop earrings. French ear wire with bead and loop - another pendant style. Flat pad ear studs - these come in a range of sizes. Clav designs are glued to the pad. The 'butterfly' or 'scroll' is available in plastic for sensitive ears. Milled cup studs - these are very useful for polymer day because the clay can be pressed into the cup to make a cabochon or 'stone'. Earring Fittings...

Jewellery

Sue Heaser Pan Tutorial

This edition first published in the UK 1997 by Cassell Illustrated, A Member of Octopus publishing Group Limited, 2-4 Heron Quays, London E14 4JP This edition first published in the UK 1997 by Cassell Illustrated, A Member of Octopus publishing Group Limited, 2-4 Heron Quays, London E14 4JP Designed by Yvonne Dedman Photography by Martin Norris All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, ....