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Magic wrap. Two steps in one with polymer clay. Using a "KlayGun" to produce a log of one color wrapped with a micro-thin layer of a second color. Includes instructions for making a brooch that resembles a miniature quilt block.
BEAD & BUTTON #9 Jun 1995 pg. 28

Angels aloft. Korean angel pins are made with polymer clay.
BEAD & BUTTON #21 Oct 1997 pg. 37

Faux lacquer broaches combine rubber stamp images, Polyshrink, embossing powder, metallic inks and gold leaf on a base of polymer clay.
BEAD & BUTTON #32 Aug 1999 pg. 50

Evening stars. Ceramic pin and earring combines clear black glaze with bright platinum overglaze and glitter stain.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Jul 1990 (v.35#11) pg. 77

Elephant jewelry. Converting a white, black, and flesh-colored greenware elephant head into a piece of ceramic jewelry (pendant or pin).
CERAMICS Mar 1990 (v.25#6) pg. 50

On a spring breeze. Tips on making ceramic flower-and-leaf pin and earrings.
CERAMICS Apr 1990 (v.25#7) pg. 74

SPECIAL SECTION: Art Deco and Art Nouveau in ceramics. Projects include (1) Underglazed flapper plaque, (2) Camille bust painted with non-firing stains, (3) pillow vase, (4) woman's head with pearl hair and necklaces, (5) stylized woman's head, and (6) Deco lady pin.
CERAMICS May-Jun 1990 (v.25#8) pg. 33

Porcelain jewelry. Tips on casting, cleaning, and painting earrings, pin, and necklace with a geometric or cat pattern.
CERAMICS Aug 1990 (v.25#10) pg. 24, 32

Learning to improvise when making ceramic jewelry. Projects shown include a medalion, bead necklace and hoop earrings. They are decorated with Indian motifs.
CERAMICS Sep 1990 (v.26#1) pg. 62

Mask pins. Small porcelain masks are painted with metallic overglazes and fitted with a decorative chain.
CERAMICS Nov-Dec 1990 (v.27#3) pg. 64

Porcelain-like face pin.
CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 30, 51

Hearts and roses pin is crafted to look like a porcelain Victorian nosegay. Liquid bisque is painted on silk roses and a doily.
CRAFTS Feb 1993 (v.16#2) pg. 88

Heart-shaped jewelry is made from oven-bake polymer clay and decorated with acrylic paint. Stickpin, earrings and necklace are shown.
CRAFTS Feb 1994 (v.17#2) pg. 31, 47

Gertrude's "PippsyPin". Craft this lapel pin as a companion piece to the "Pippsywoggins" collectible series.
CRAFTS May 1994 (v.17#5) pg. 67

Molded Santa pin is made from air-dry modeling compound. After painting it is given a red hat and white beard.
CRAFTS Dec 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 56, 41

Mother's Day bouquet pin is an appropriate project for kids. Flowers and leaves are made using cake decorating equipment and tinted decorating paste.
CRAFTS May 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 18, 41

Patchwork clay star jewelry. Premade millefiori canes are sliced and baked to make earrings, a pin and button covers.
CRAFTS Apr 1997 (v.20#4) pg. 72, 43

Clay heart jewelry. Heart-shaped pin is embellished with twisted rope and roses made from polymer clay. Pair of matching earrings are made from twisted ropes of clay.
CRAFTS Feb 1998 (v.21#2) pg. 40, 43

Holiday pins fashioned from polymer clay. (1) Santa. (2) Snowman.
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 98

El Cid's tents. Intermediate pin project combines silver and clay.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1994 (v.48#8) pg. 88

Snowflake brooch. Beginner-to-intermediate polymer clay project. Part 1. Creating the pattern.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1994 (v.48#9) pg. 79

Revealed fish pin is made by stacking thin layers of various colors of clay, cutting out a fish shape, and using grooves to reveal the hidden colors.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1994 (v.48#9) pg. 87

Flying south for the winter. Intermediate-level polymer clay pin project features a bird flying south for the winter.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1995 (v.48#10) pg. 91

Snowflake brooch. Beginner-to-intermediate polymer clay project. Part 2. Finishing.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1995 (v.48#10) pg. 114

Funny green face. Polymer clay pin project for beginners.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1995 (v.48#12) pg. 89

Chestnut pin. The interior cross section of a chestnut is the inspiration for this beginner polymer clay project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1995 (v.49#5) pg. 98

Goldfinch brooch. A beginner-level polymer clay project features a goldfinch motif on a circular pin. The bird motif is formed from various colors of clay.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1995 (v.49#6) pg. 111

Cherries pin features three cherries hanging from a stem with two leaves. Beginner polymer clay project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1996 (v.50#4) pg. 84

Layered clay brooch. Trianuglar and trapezoidal shapes and assorted beads hang from a kilt pin. A beginner polymer clay project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1996 (v.50#5) pg. 96

Polymer clay angel pin. Beginner-to-intermediate project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1996 (v.50#9) pg. 67

Porcelain pins. A beginner project for making pins from low-fire porcelain clay. Requires a kiln.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1998 (v.51#11) pg. 71

Porcelain treasure pockets, designed to be filled with tiny trinkets, are fashioned from low-fire clay. Intermediate pin-making project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1998 (v.52#5) pg. 81

Etched polymer clay pins. Using a photocopy to etch the surface of polymer clay. Intermediate project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL May 1999 (v.53#2) pg. 305

Petroglyph polymer clay pins are formed using clay paper collage techniques. An intermediate project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Oct 1999 (v.53#7) pg. 119

Repousse' earrings, belt buckle and clip. Combining ceramic material with plastic to achieve the same results as Repousse' without the added weight of the metal.
POPULAR CERAMICS #491 Jun 1990 (v.40#11) pg. 16

Classic ceramic jewelry is accented with rhinestones. Includes earrings and a pin with a "filigree" background made from hot glue.
POPULAR CERAMICS #492 Jul 1990 (v.40#12) pg. 34

Sparklers. Ceramic necklaces, earrings and pins combines jet black underglaze with platinum lusters.
POPULAR CERAMICS #496 Nov 1990 (v.41#4) pg. 82

Porcelain pin shaped like a face is painted to resemble a young woman and then trimmed with sequins, veiling, feathers and pearls to form an elaborate hat. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #108 Jan-Feb 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 34

American flag pin to make from polymer clay.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1991 (v.56#4) pg. 46

Eagle pin to make from polyform clay.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1991 (v.56#5) pg. 62