Here are my new wearable glass pebbles!
It is amazing what you can make with a piece of glass normally found in a florist's vase.
This is how I finished my necklaces with beads.
Now, let me show you how I got here.
Yesterday I showed you how I glued my paper imagery to the glass pebble. I also sealed the back of the paper and let everything
Then I made a small batch of Jewelry Clay.
Jewelry Clay cures solid in 24 hours. This technique is a great one for people who may not want to mold, embed or stamp it. Jewelry Clay is an extra tool in my studio.
I pressed my clay to the back of the pebble (see the sample in my hand.) I used a little baby powder when I did this so that when I pressed the clay in place it did not stick to my gloves.
The clay is about 1/8 on an inch thick on the back.
Then I added some screw eyes.
The screw eyes are hard to see, but I pressed them into the clay so they would also cure in place. I brushed silver Pearl Ex over all the clay and was done!
All I had to do now was wait.
This is FAUX SOLDERING! No torch or solder needed!
I simply strung my beads, added the pebbles and I had two fabulous new necklaces!
How To Make a Glass Pebble Wearable - Part One
Labels: EnviroTex Jewelry Clay, Faux Soldering, Glass, Tutorial