I think the title of this pretty much sums up what this post is about! Etsy told us (how these folk know I don’t know) that burnt orange was going to be popular this summer so it would be a little silly not to make a few bits of jewellery in this seasons colours. I have teamed the orange with a lovely warm yellow. I think that the colours would easily carry right through autumn.
I also took this opportunity to try a different polymer clay technique. I had seen these really cool clay slabs on pinterest where the surface pattern is laid down and then extra detail is added with embossing little dots and lines here and there. It’s pretty cool and very addictive.
I have a few process pictures.
From here I cut the shapes for the earrings.
I decided not to varnish them as I was worried about the varnish blocking some of the tiny details. It took two attempts to get this technique right but I have already made two other clay slabs for jewellery (a blog post for another day).
So genius!!! Love it. I love the idea of making a big one then just cutting them. Never thought of that. 😁 love it!!!!
Thank you 🙂 I usually spend ages making the clay canes so this made an nice and easy change.
Love the orange!
Thank you. The orange is such a lovely colour.