August 25, 2013

New polymer and sterling silver jewelry series: Droplets

Well, it's been on hell of a year, so far. Yes, we're closing in on fall as I write this, but for me, I'm finally feeling like I'm getting back in to the creative swing. A death in the family at the beginning of the year put me in a zombie-like daze for quite a while, but I'm finally getting to the point where I feel like I can create new work, rather than just regurgitating the same things I've done before. What's coming out of me now is work that is more wearable/sellable/affordable/quick to make, yet still related to my larger-scale pieces in material, color, and attention to detail.
These earrings are part my new "Droplet" series. These little babies are a ton of fun to make, and even more fun to wear! The droplets are hand-sculpted and textured polymer with acrylic paint rubbed into the texture. Take a look at the following pictures for a sneak peek into my process.

These are the shavings and swarf left after texturing the polymer bits.

Now they're textured, but still naked.
Now they've been given a coat of acrylic to bring out the texture,
and they're ready for a good sanding and buffing.
This is my little pile of goodies waiting to be made into earrings.

Finished Droplets!



  1. which polymer have you used in your earrings and what is the approximate cost of them?????

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  2. Hello,
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