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  • kye
    kye on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is so pretty. Great choice of stones to go with the pendant.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Festive”:
    “Love the bright colors! A party for your wrist!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “River Stones”:
    “Gorgeous! The colors are so serene and restful.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Thanks guys! Becky, I'm with you! More IS more, lol!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thanks for the step by step! The photos really help, I was definitely trying to put…” read »

  • Tana R
    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “I looked at the time on my message, it's not really 2:46 am! It's still the…” read »

  • Tana R
    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “Very groovy, Annie! I have to ask, is it choker style? I imagined campfire and guitar…” read »

  • No Photo
    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

  • sweetjane
    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “It's funny because when I type my son's name it always changes it to "sidenote" or…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

Colors on polyclay


About this design:

I've been playing with the poly-clay again! SO much fun! Every time I learn more and more.
This guy is a "proto-type" of others... I am SO in love with him! (Can you say that about your own piece?) He turned out so much better than the picture in my head. That NEVER happens in real life! :)

Components:

polyclay coins + 4mm agates; polyclay hearts + crackle fire-agate; lots of chain and findings... my own wire work...

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Oh how pretty!! I love any clay pendants. If I was 20 yrs. younger I’d get into it. But first – hubby would have to add on another room and he’s added on one over the years – my FABULOUS laundry room – about 20′ x 12′ – which is big enough it also happens to be the computer room.

  2. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    So cool. Are those presses? How do you add all the different colors.

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Julie they are all gorgeous, but I love the little guy that turned out better then you thought LOL, polymer clay is very addictive just like beading, have been experimenting myself here and there with different finishes, will post when I have time to do some pictures. SYD, no excuse about your age I started beading at 61 and I never was into crafts before, your laundry room/ computer room will be perfect for an extra space to do some other stuff :D

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fantastic, Julie!!!! LOVE them all!

  5. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love these, Julie – - you keep discovering how to improve on your already fabulous pieces ! Saw all the new stuff in your Etsy shop and placed another order – - -

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These are all fabulous, Julie! I love what you did with the dragonfly pendant!

  7. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Wow, Julie! These are awesome! Love them all!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Yes you can say that about your own work. Why not be proud of something so pretty that you created from beginning to end!??!
    Love them all especially the moon!!!

  9. Susan Schroeder
    Susan Schroeder says:

    I love them all! Great job!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fantastic! You da bomb!

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    (had to come back and drool again. )

  12. Laud
    Laud says:

    Very, very nice! There’s such a difference between the raw and finished pieces, and that’s all due to you.

  13. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Falling in love with the work of your hands is a wonderful feeling…enjoy!
    These are wonderful pieces and your gift in coloring them is amazing.

  14. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Beautiful! Love them all!

  15. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Hi ladies! THANK YOU all SO much!

    I really need a “pick me up” today. Exhausted! Only 2 weeks of school plus exams. We get out on May 29. It seems likes months from now…….
    Stick a fork in me: I’m done! And oh my! The kids are worse.

  16. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    SYD: Go for it! Poly clay is easy and SO forgiving! And thankfully, inexpensive enough to destroy the “oh no!” pieces.

    Del: I have several rubber stamps that I have learned to use to my advantage. Sometimes I only use a corner or a piece of the stamps. It’s all gilders paste from here at LimaBeads. Sometimes I use it “dry” and sometimes I like a creamy consistency. Mostly, it’s just layer upon layer upon layer until I’m happy.

  17. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wonderful Julie! I’ve already told you how much I love this piece and I can’t wait until you post the others on your Etsy. ;)

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