Friday, 13 March 2015

Something Lacy Silver Clay Pendant

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So this is what I made on Tuesday. Now folks… this is what you could call serious kissing using a rubber stamp!! 99% silvers’ worth!

For years I have wanted to take a rubber stamp and go and make a silver clay pendant with it! After seriously hinting for 2 years worth of Christmas and birthday presents… in December I gave up and booked myself on a Silver Clay Pendant course…

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So now I have…! And here is my make…  difficult to get a great photo though!

Of course, Something Lacy had to travel with me…well that stamp is too good not to share! And now I will for eternity! And I cannot believe how much detail comes off that stamp…

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And I had such a fabulous morning. True crafting therapy for me!  After 6 years of running workshops for cardmaking, packaging and scrapbooking for others - I cannot tell you how lovely it was to be a true crafting beginner again, to sit at a workshop and be instructed – to make and learn something new and and to come away with something so beautiful. Thanks to Helen Drye at Silver & Stone Jewellery in Riccall, York for such a fabulous workshop.

And of course I had the perfect box (already made and shared here) to pop it into…. though this pendant will be around my neck…not in a gift box!

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And now I have realised how much of my stash can be used for Silver Clay work… think there may be a little clay purchase coming along soon….. though I think it may be a little silver and a lot more of bronze! Well I have to have pure crafty play time…. lots of ideas already!!

Although first I will use some of my newly learnt techniques with our Stampin’ Up! Simply Pressed clay – and moulds. Luckily no fire involved with this clay… I am sure the new techniques will prove useful…. watch this space!

Simply Pressed Clay

Simply Pressed White Clay 2.4 oz. 130685  Price: £6.25

Moulding clay to create your own embellishments. Use with our silicone moulds. Add colour by kneading ink into clay or colouring with markers after it dries for a more saturated look. Air dry is all you need.

Buttons & Blossoms Simply Pressed Clay Molds


Buttons & Blossoms Simply Pressed Clay Molds   2 total molds: 1 with 3 flowers, 1 with 3 buttons  2-1/4" diameter; 3/8" high   131272  Price: £7.25

Silicone molds to create your own embellishments. Use with our Simply Pressed Clay.

Alphanumeric Simply Pressed Clay Mold by Stampin' Up!

Alphanumeric Simply Pressed Clay Mold  137854  Price: £8.95

Create your own custom 3D phrases using Simply Pressed Clay and the Simply Pressed Alphanumeric Moold. 1 silicone mould. Letter size: 3/4" (1.9 cm) high.

4 comments:

  1. Amanda your necklace is so pretty! Great job and how nice to be learning something new and experiencing 'the other side of the fence' for once.

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    1. Thanks Joanne. Great experience! Can't wait to try a few new things with our clay!

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    2. Wow Amanda - this is fabulous - glad to see you made good use of your day - love how you have used your Something Lacy Stamp!!

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  2. Lovely pendant, thanks for the special shout out!

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