Liz described her Ocean Depths Belt Buckle, as a one of a kind art piece made with fine silver/metal clay, Sterling silver hardware, inlaid and carved polymer clay. Liz describes the Ocean Depths belt buckle as a "fun piece that reminds her of the bottom of the sea and all the unusual creatures, some elements even "glow in the dark", like the creatures luminosity who live there. " Congratulations Liz the EMC team is rooting for you!
Tiffany of Heist Jewelry has a very edge style that was recently found in the 2009 American Music Awards gift suite. Those lucky celebrities! I really like her bat wing pendant shown below. Check out Tiffany's blog at http://www.heistjewelry.blogspot.com/
Rachel's Heart n' Star Necklace
Everyone give Rachel a warm welcome. Also just a reminder to the my fellow EMC team members the EMC Team Challenge Hinges is due Wednesday November 18Th. All entries must incorporate a hinge in their jewelry design.
And to top off the EMC Team Art Jewelry takeover - on page 62 is an article called 5 under 10 (five pieces under 10 grams of metal clay) featuring FIVE our our team members: Natasha Bouey, Liz Hall (again!), Ruth Baillie, Lis-El Crowley and Alina Gridley.
That's lucky 13 Etsy Metal Clay members featured in Art Jewelry magazine. That is one hot team!
A native to Australia, Lisa's designs are inspired by nature. Lisa named her Etsy Store Lillipilli after a tree found in Australia, that has the ability of create bright pink fruit. Lisa's talents include textile arts to painting, sculpture, pottery, papermaking, and printmaking. When she moved to California, Lisa discovered metalclay and she has been creating beautiful jewelry ever since. You can see Lisa' jewelry on her Etsy store or on her website http://www.lillipillidesigns.com/
Please everyone give a warm welcome to our newest team members. I hope you enjoy our friendly little group!
Carrie of Uranium Cafe considers New Mexico her home. She find the diverse culture and history of the southwest to be the driving inspirational force behind her jewelry. Carrie enjoys creating items composed of silver, leather, polymer clay and mixed metals. She has a website http://www.uraniumcafe.com/ that has virtual tours of the famous Route 66 and toys and collectibles from the 40's, 50's, 60's, and 70's.
Mieko's Lotus Flower Earrings
Lucia's Alligator Skin Necklace
Teresa Swanson of T's Studio Jewelry sent me her Banana Leaf Fine Silver ladybug ring. This fine silver leaf ring is adorned with a polymer clay ladybug. Teresa handcrafted the ring's leaf-like texture and shape.
Teresa's Ladybug Ring
Christine's Blue Enamel Star Pendant
Beverly Gallerani of Mango Tango Designs sent me her Bronzclay Seashell Arched Window Necklace and Earrings set. The bronzclay pieces were fired in the activated carbon and were held under a torched to bring out the very rich patina colors.
Beverly's Bronzclay Seashell Arched Window Earrings and Pendant
Penelope Dunham of Penelopes Passion sent me her 24K Gold Leaf Square Pendant. Penelope used the ancient Korean technique of Keum-boo, to bond the 24 Karat gold foil to the fine silver jewelry surface.Penelope's 24K Gold Leaf Pendant
Beverly of Mango Tango Designs sent me this lovely enamel piece. The pendant features Bev's silver seashells with a transparent green enameled background.
Lora Hart of Lora Hart Jewels sent me this green enamel pendant. The pendant features a silver stamped pattern with a green enamel background, Lora finishes this necklace with a silk ribbon and a vintage button as a clasp.
Lora's Green Enamel Pendant
Janice Doner of Destinys Creations sent me this lovely Fire Fly pendant.This pendant features green and black enamel over silver that has been stamped with a organic texture design of a firefly and flowers.
Nicola Callow of Murano Silver sent me this colorful resin piece called "Thoth." Thoth is the Egyptian God associated with writing and learning and was Nicola's inspiration for creating this elaborate line drawing. From her lining drawings, Nicola was able to create a photo polymer plate. The color resins and dichroic cabochon make Thoth a big, bold, colorful pendant. Check out Nicola blog where she talks about creating this piece in detail. www.muranosilver.blogspot.com
Nicola's Thoth Pendant
Lori Magno of Moda di Magno sent me these cute silver heart. The silver heart has a small circle cutout that is filled with red Ferido epoxy resin.
Lori's Silver Heart Pendant
Linda Gielen of Clayology sent me her Green Leaves Medallion that features light green resin with her silver leaves design. Linda added easycast resin with green pearl ex powered pigments to the large recessed areas of the piece to make this medallion.
Cherylyn Bredemann of C-Lyn Studio sent me her Terra Cotta Dream Pool Pendant. This pendant is composed of several different materials. Cherylyn PMC pendant contains handmade mixed-media papers enveloped in resin and a blue paua shell.
Oshrat Ben-Isaac of Terra Firma Studios sent me her Party of Five Pendant. This gemstone pendant contains five diffrent colored cubic zirconia.
Catherine Witherell of Happy Day Art submitted her Amethyst Drop Flower Pendant. The PMC Flower pendant is decorated with three amethyst drops and fused fine silver connection rings.
Catherine's Amethyst Drop Flower Pendant
Karen's Night Forest Pendant
Two Paisley Pendants
The India Earrings (freshly made - but on the site for a few weeks now!)
The Good Twin/Evil Twin two-sided pendant. You know who you are EVIL TWINS!
From my brand new Woof-Purr-Tweet collection; hand-carved designs made this week!