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    S KatollakaSue on “Owl's Nest”:
    “It's a really beautiful piece. Love the colors and components, and am severely envious of your…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love that owl bar too! The beads you put with it are perfect!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love the colors of the beads & how well they go with the bar &…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
    “This is so cute! Love the colors!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
    “Will you be getting any more of the multi color teardrop chain in? I would love to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Hey Lynda, I know I wrote a comment but I don't see it here... So, I love…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

  • Snnje B
    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Oh you are so good with polymer clay! Did you play with Playdoh alot as a…” read »

  • beadinggma
    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

Confetti and Sea Collection

About this design:

Well I will tell you that the cost of silver is getting outrageous, so you know I love silver, I found a cool way to cut back and still have my silver, I bought porcelain blanks ( nothing on them) I used my PMC silver and pasted these, and then decorated them with small bits of silver to create my collection. The 2 puffed square ones are antiqued, I haven't done the rest yet. There is 4 lentil beads, 2 small beads, 3 pendants, 2 spacers. I would like to know what you think, this is kinda of experiment. I hand polished each one.


PMC Silver, Porcelain, czs, and d. glass

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  1. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Here are some more photos.

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  2. C Clark
    C Clark says:

    Beautiful. I think it is a great idea. The pendants, etc. will probably be a little lighter and the effect will be the same. Are they covered with silver on the back too? We all want the look of quality without going bankrupt to get it.

  3. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    They are 100% covered with silver..

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    K H says:

    Aren’t you the cleaver one!!!! These are really cool!!!!!

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    yup! silver is getting expensive! looking for nice alternatives, too! not sure what you mean about pasting silver clay to porcelain because I don’t know anything about PMC silver clay but what I do know is these are really nice and I’d call this experiment a sucess! :)

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Lynn, I think you’ve hit on a fantastic idea! These are all gorgeous and you’ve done a wonderful job with them! Your PMC work always amazes me! :D

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    LeighAnn F says:

    Wonderful Idea! Great work. Did I say Beautifully done? They absolutely are fantastic.

  8. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    They are all amazing Lynn!

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Wow! What a clever solution and beautiful, too.

  10. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wow, these are such great pendants, Lynn!! And what a genius solution! :D

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Thanks everyone, I will see how it goes with a show in 2 weeks..

  12. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    These are really beautiful and you have come up with a great idea.

  13. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Lynn, these are amazing! I love them all! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Awesome love them alll!

  15. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is a great idea … I love all the different shapes and antiqued or not, they are so neat. Great idea to combat the rising cost of silver. Let us know how your show goes … best wishes! SLS

  16. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    These are fabulous Lynn! So are you “painting the Blanks” with silver slip and then firing/torching to bring out the color? ARe the decorations example the shell a blank too or PMC. I am trying to understand the method you used to create these beauties! I use to paint ceramics and porcelain many moons ago and we would paint the rims on a plate and then fire it in a kiln and the gold would be bright and shiney.

  17. Violet
    Violet says:

    What a great idea !!!!! So pretty !!! Be sure to let us know how the show goes !!

  18. juju
    juju says:

    good luck in your show,so pretty.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Well, this is just an intuitive guess on my part, but I bet you won’t have any trouble at selling these, and that you’ll be making lots more of them! These are gorgeous and totally ingenious! :D

  20. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Dawn after I paint the slip on the blanks (many coats) I use syringe and clay pieces to decorate, then fire.. These blanks are plain nothing in on them..

  21. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    Lynn, so smart, and beautiful! Best of luck with the show.

  22. DragonflyDi
    DragonflyDi says:

    Do you sell these online? ETSY or somewhere? they are wonderful;

  23. Karokat
    Karokat says:

    I just saw these while egg-hunting – these are absolutely beautiful! And very clever too!

  24. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    How did I miss these – what a fantastic idea!
    (How did they do at the show, BTW?) Do you have any left? ;)

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