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Experiments and new goodies☺

I have been experimenting with Art Clay Silver.  I love the fact that when you are done, you have an actual solid silver "whatever".  My "whatevers" have been pendants, so far. I am so used to using polymer clay, which will not dry out or harden until you WANT it to. This silver clay has be quite a challenge for me.  It seems to want to 'crust' over as soon as I take it out of the package.  I have been using olive oil to keep it moist but I have alot of practice ahead of me I think. I used a polymer mold that I made last fall for this pendant.  It is simple but I like it.  I strung it on a sterling silver snake chain.  I wanted to try something a little more interesting, so I tried a project from this book. (Lots of neat projects in here, by the way☺)

I don't think I like the cording that I used.  I may have to re-do this with a cord that is a bit 'beefier".  I'm still undecided.  I am pleased with the pendant itself.

This is the picture from the…