These are the silver clay cat earrings… They are not exact copies of each other, but come quite close.
Yesterday, in attempt to recycle an absolutely failed fine silver piece, I melted the silver to a lump which vaguely reminded me of a tulip. After some carving and filing the tulip shape became so distinct that I decided to … Continued
Making earrings has always been my biggest challenge. I don’t like duplicating anything, let alone mirror-duplicate. Sometimes I envy the ‘hot of the press’ serial jewelry production: 1000 copies and all perfect. But I love artistic freedom and there’s a … Continued
The most magical feature of silver clay is the possibility to make silver clay molds of nearly everything: from living flowers to artifacts made long ago by our ancestors. I have inherited from my great-grandmother some antique wood carvings, among … Continued
The shining sun gave me the courage to do something I postponed for a long time. Yesterday I opened my 50 g pack of Art Clay Silver (aka ACS). I postponed it because I don’t like this material preferring its … Continued
In the course of 2011 silver clay prices have almost doubled, though silver as such showed rather stable price dynamics. The shops put the blame on the high yen exchange rate, but I guess that precious metal clay has just … Continued
How to make fallen leaves eternal? Make leaf fine silver jewellery! It’s been quite a while since my last post. Many things have happened since then. The summer came and went. Actually, this year in the Netherlands was ‘a year … Continued