White Barnacles Polymer Clay Bangle

by Melody Tallon. (Mt Riverview, NSW, Australia) I had some very simple bullseye canes left over from a previous project and a wooden bangle blank crying out to be covered with polymer clay. More leftovers of black and white clay were rolled into a thin sheet to make the lining of the bangle. Then a […]

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White Leopard

by Terri Wlaschin. (Rockville, MD) I started with a straightforward stringing technique but felt that didn’t support the bold character of the boro glass beads. Spent several hours last night remaking it stitched hoop by stiched hoop to ramp up the pizazz factor. Bold boro lampwork glass beads in a white rainbow leopard motif are […]

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White Pearl and Lampwork Bracelet

by Holly Louen. (Clovis, CA) A beautiful handmade artisan Lampwork bead in a see-through amber glass with design in it is the focal point. It is surrounded by creamy white Freshwater Pearl, Czech firepolished and Swarovski Crystal. It closes with a gold fill toggle and is a comfortable 7 1/2″. Holly Louen Tuscan Road on […]

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by Karol PAYET. (REUNION ISLAND) Shake the ball and you’ll see dancing white pearlized flowers and glitter powder inside… They will hypnotize you… The fine chain, lobster and open ring are gold filled but the bead cap, the bow and headpin inside the glass ball are made of gold plated brass. Total length of the […]

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White Wedding

by Lisa. (M&J Silver Creations Custom Jewelry) This necklace and earring set was a request from a friend. She wanted the pearls with some silver accents in between the pearls. (Hope you can see the silver beads in between the larger beads in the photo). She also wanted something different and asked if I could […]

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Whole Lotta Pearls!

by Kathleen Waltrip. (Carpinteria, California USA) Like many followers here I had a lifestyle change. An injury got me off my feet and I was worried that I couldn’t be effective at my job. Out came the beads, I ran out for a business license and hoped that my pieces would sell. It’s now been […]

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Wicked Bracelet

Something Wicked This Way Comes Bracelet - Bridgette L. Rallo

by Bridgette L. Rallo. (Norfolk, CT) The quote on my PMC and Argentium chainmaille bracelet started as a small dispute with a friend: He said the quote came from Ray Bradbury’s novella,”Something Wicked This Way Comes.” Being a language fan, I scoffed at him. The line comes from Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” Obviously, Bradbury was a Shakespeare […]

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Weathering the Storm

by Lois–aka ArtFairly Aware. (Arlington Heights, IL USA) I created this necklace for a polymer clay challenge. The theme was “moods.” Well, I was feeling quite stormy at the time and wanted to embrace that mood. The pendant is the result I achieved and thought it captured the storm quite nicely. There is that calm […]

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What is Vermeil?

by Rena Klingenberg. What is vermeil – and how the heck do you pronounce it? Vermeil (pronounced vehr-MAY) is a jewelry metal, created by plating a gold surface onto a core of sterling silver. The gold must be at least 10k, and in a layer of 1.5 micrometers or greater.   The gold and silver […]

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