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« on: May 19, 2009 11:49:13 AM »

I made this turquoise out of polymer clay, then made the necklace

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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009 12:41:09 PM »

Your faux turquoise looks very realistic- I'm impressed!
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009 03:38:09 PM »

That is amazing faux turquoise!
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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2009 04:49:49 PM »

That is great. It really looks genuine. Any chance of a quick tute?
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« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2009 08:51:35 AM »

That is pretty amazing.  Nice job.
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« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2009 10:45:53 AM »

Nice faux turquoise!  

Which method and materials did you use?

(For anyone interested in various ways of making faux turquoise, there are lessons on this page at my site using different materials/techniques/etc:
http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/faux-turquoise_wood.htm )


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« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2009 06:55:17 PM »

I chopped it up in a food processor, covered it in black paint and formed it into the shapes.  I baked it, then sanded the paint off.  I then buffed it.
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« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2009 09:58:51 AM »

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I chopped it up in a food processor, covered it in black paint and formed it into the shapes.  I baked it, then sanded the paint off.  I then buffed it.

Cool and good results.  Did you use an translucent clay or any color mixes for the chopped clay? (photo isn't quite close-up enough to tell for sure --looks like you didn't?)


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POLYMER CLAY "ENCYCLOPEDIA" 
http://glassattic.com/polymer/contents.htm
few of my photos
http://s96.photobucket.com/albums/l163/DianeBB
(had to move them from YahooPhotos, so many now without captions)
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« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2009 05:40:31 PM »

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I chopped it up in a food processor, covered it in black paint and formed it into the shapes.  I baked it, then sanded the paint off.  I then buffed it.

Cool and good results.  Did you use an translucent clay or any color mixes for the chopped clay? (photo isn't quite close-up enough to tell for sure --looks like you didn't?)


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No, I didn't.  I have seen orange or gold mixed in, but I like this. 
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« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2009 05:48:57 PM »

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No, I didn't.  I have seen orange or gold mixed in, but I like this. 

Yours is definitely cool.  I was actually thinking of various shades of blue/green as the color "mixes."

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