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Double Leaf Fine Silver Shawl Pin

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Created in this Craftsy Course

Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay taught by Jenny Vestal

Embrace your inner magpie by creating silver pendants, earrings, buttons and pins in your own kitchen using found objects and affordable tools.

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Category Jewelry
Type Accessory
Style Eco-Friendly, Romantic, Classic, Whimsical, Traditional
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? PMC3 metal clay

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Beautiful Pin. I really like the intricate detail in the leaves. It makes them so realistic. Your jewelry and buttons are all exquisite. I've long wanted to make buttons, but wasn't sure of the medium. Now I know . I most certainly will have to take your class.

08/04/2012 Flag

I hope you do! There is a lot of fun to be had ; )

08/05/2012 Flag

This is glorious. Is syringe clay like slip? Could you have achieved this using joining using slip?

08/10/2012 Flag

Hi Akua - I used syringe clay to make the little lines down the center of the leaves. There are a couple of tiny balls at the base of the leaves that are scraps of clay I balled up. When constructing it I painted and fired the leaves first, and then joined it together with an oil paste. You can buy that premade or make your own with essential oil and clay. It's a little thicker than what you paint on the leaves, and the oil helps it be strong.

08/10/2012 Flag

Ahh! Thanks for explaining!

08/10/2012 Flag

Love your leaves...very pretty and well made!

03/04/2013 Flag

I want this!

06/27/2013 Flag

I love this design very much, and hope to have one myself. Will you consider selling it to the public? Thank your for your attention

12/12/2013 Flag