I was incredibly lucky to be given a small jewellery kiln for Christmas by the Hubs. What a wonderful man - and he let me use it in the couple of weeks before Christmas so I didn't have to wait for it - he knows me so well!!
This little pendant is a Christmas gift I made for my sister, using silver clay and the new kiln - it's based on a beachcombing theme, using a cuttlefish bone impression for the 'waves' and silver frit for the sand, I topped it off with a piece of pale amethyst 'treasure'. It's quite small, about 2.5cm across, as my sister does delicate - if it was for me it would be at least twice that size!!
Also pre-Christmas I made little boxes for my nephews for money and gift cards (which they seem to prefer!), and that's the sum total of my Christmas crafting...
... however, shoulder and elbow seem to be improving and I've felt enthused enough to start a page in my sketch book - I don't know where it's going but hopefully it will have changed by next week! I'm thinking winter garden - a recurring and well loved theme!
I'm linking up with Julia over at WOYWW this week.
I was so happy to see your name on the list today and your photos don’t disappoint! The silver pendant is absolutely gorgeous, it works on every level, hope your sister was pleased with it. The winter garden is looking promising already, i hope your enjoy adding beautiful details to it. Great news to hear your shoulder is improving, long may that continue!ReplyDelete
Hugs LLJ 6 xxx
Absolutely love the page in your book, very classy beginning. Love the two boxes also, so lovely and colourful, especially the one with the baubles on the tree.ReplyDelete
But, it is the pendant which is the show stopper. How wonderful to be able to do your own silver clay work and what a lovely job you have made of it.
Hope the shoulder and elbow continue to improve,
Hugs, Neet 1 xx
Gorgeous pendant, and I so understand delicate size, 1.5cm is more me LOL. Glad to hear the shoulder and elbow are improving and looking forward to developments in your sketchbook. Hugs BJ#14ReplyDelete
Oh I am so glad your shoulder is improving and that you are able to try out a little artwork. What a wonderful gift your little kiln was - and such a beautiful sea themed pendant for your sister - so thoughtful and a real treasure. xx JoReplyDelete
That pendent looks very pretty! Hard to believe it's made of clay! Love the little gem stone in it! Lovely to see you pop up on the WOYWW list. Feels like I haven't visited in ages. Wishing you all the best with your shoulder/elbow! xx zsuzsa #18ReplyDelete
I'm pleased to hear you're shoulder is improving and how lovely to have new 'toys' to play with....I really love the pendant and am sure your sister will too,ReplyDelete
Annie x # 8
Hi Diana, glad to hear your shoulder is improving - mine is a lot better this week and I feel for you - it's so nice to move a bit more freely (and get my clothes on without crying!!). The pendant is so beautiful and a very personal gift, what a lovely hubby you have. Love the money 'holders' and your page. I'm sure there will be more to see next week! Happy WOYWW, have a good week, love n hugs Cindyxx #13ReplyDelete
Your pendant is gorgeous, you will be inundated with requests. Love your gift cards, I don’t like giving money, but I remember my children asking me to ask their grandparents if they could have money instead. Thank you for the idea about the Glossy accents. Happy WOYWW. Angela #12ReplyDelete
Great post this week!ReplyDelete
Love the pendant, I'm sure it is treasured. Hope your shoulder continues to improve.
have a good week
It is lovely to see you again this week and glad to hear that things are improving with your shoulder. I adore the pendant, how beautiful - and what a wonderful gift you had too. I look forward to seeing lots more beautiful creations! Thanks for visiting. Helen #2ReplyDelete
Yay for your shoulder and elbow seeing improvement Diana 🤗 long may it continue. Whoot whoot your jewellery is beeeautiful,love the use of the cuttlefish bone ❤ what a lovely gift of the kiln by your hubby ⭐️ Sure your nephews loved the money holders ⭐️ Looking forward to seeing yoyr page come to 🤩 Sending love and hugs Tracy #21 xxxReplyDelete
the silver clay looks intriguing- tho I can t even think about another art media!!!! Robyn 3ReplyDelete
Hi Diana, pleased to hear the shoulder and elbow are getting better. The new kiln sounds like fun. Take care and wishing you a very happy and creative woyww. Angela x10xReplyDelete
Oh your silver clay pendant is so precious! The little amethyst is just perfect! Happy you are feeling better!ReplyDelete
I love when I start things and have no idea where they are going! Comes from deep inside...The necklace you made is beautiful, what a great gift of the kiln from your hubby! I look forward to all the other magnificent creations in the future! I know what shoulder pain feels like, one of the things I'm battling too, feel better soon! Lindart #22ReplyDelete
That silver pendant is absolutely stunning! Loving the other artwork on display as well. Happy belated WOYWW. Take care of yourself, with love & God Bless, Caro xxx (#17)ReplyDelete