Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay »
InstructionsWhen I fired my charm which was of a seahorse, it disfigured a little, on the reverse side I had used a seashell texture plate, well, it didn't quite imprint all the way, but it looked better than the seahorse, so I decided to just go with it & as you look at it, the texture seems to take on different shapes. Hence the crazy name :) I polished the charm, than dipped it in Liver of Sulfur & ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Casual, Cute, Whimsical, Romantic
PMC3 Silver, Sterling Silver Chain, SS Jump Rings, SS Clasp, Silver filled 24g. Wire & Assorted Gem Stones.
What was your inspiration?
What are you most proud of?
Mainly that I didn't give up & created something out of a "mistake".
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be careful not to get too close to your piece when firing so you don't disfigure your piece like I did. I remembered what Jenny said in one of her lessons, not an exact quote here but, " There are no mistakes" just new designs" Thank you Jenny because of you I did not give up & throw away my messed up piece, instead I made something "unique" from it, I've made other Charms that came out great!