Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Porcelain Coin Pendants...

Every year I tell myself that I'm going to make something to put on the table during the Tucson shows.  Usually I get too busy or there's a kiln malfunction or something happens to prevent me from actually accomplishing this goal.

This year was different!  

I pressed out a small mountain of porcelain coin pendants in some of the molds that I've been using for metal clay components.  I carved some of the designs, but several of my favorites were carved by my sister, Cynthia.  She made them for me a few years ago when I was diagnosed with cancer to help combat my exorbitant medical bills.  I'm really thankful for her help and think fondly of her whenever I use them.

At the end of the show, I had intended on giving whatever was left over to some of my friends and fellow vendors, but I forgot that I was carrying them around.  When we were unpacking at home, I discovered the bag and decided to post them in the online shop.  CLICK HERE to check them out and learn more about how they're made.

I really love them and the bright colors.  I also really love the velvety texture of the glaze.  I only have a few listed right now, but I'll be making more within the next few weeks!

4 comments:

Sara Oehler said...

Beautiful, Andrew!

Andrew Thornton said...

Thanks, Sara! I've been having a lot of fun with them!

Jean said...

really great! jean

Works From The Attic by Linda said...

Andrew they are wonderful! What an extra bonus that you received such an amazing offer to have them used in finished jewelry! Please hold a "skull" and "raven" for me. I'll be over to the shop in the next week. I'm hoping all the Tucson goodies are out!
Congrats again!
~Linda