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ToniOboe
« on: December 13, 2011 11:06:56 AM »

A Japanese character pendant I made for a friend.   Polymer Clay and Pendant Bezel.




                                                         
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DawnsTrees
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2011 11:39:36 AM »

Pretty! Is the Japanese character itself also made out of clay? It has a pretty shine to it - what did you use to coat it?
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ToniOboe
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2011 12:48:11 PM »

The character for "Joy" is simply a stamp.  I used yellow pearl-ex powder before I baked it, just brushed it on and blew off the excess.  It's actually an orange-red skinner blend, but you can't really see the gradiated color in the photo.  The most difficult part was fitting it to the bezel without distorting the shape or stamp.  I baked it in the bezel and coated it with "Inkssentials Glossy Accent".  I love this stuff.  It gives the shine of resin, without the messy premixing, etc.  You can even layer it after the first coat is dry.  Takes only a couple of hours to dry. 
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poodlepompom
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2011 10:25:39 AM »

Your friend is lucky to have this pendant. It's beautiful.  Grin What do the characters mean?
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ToniOboe
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2011 06:25:14 PM »

It's the character for "Joy".  It says it below the character, but it must be hard to see.  Using a cell phone camera to take the pictures.  I need to get a better one.  Thanks!
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