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Awesome Mokume-Gane Polymer Clay Jewelry Tutorial

Mokume-gane is actually a "Japanese metalworking procedure which produces a mixed-metal laminate with distinctive layered patterns."  But polymer clay artists can also produce the wonderful multi-colored effect using stacks of different hued clay.  Julie Picarello over on Sculpey demonstrates how this can be done with her awesome Southwestern inspired mokume-gane polymer clay jewelry tutorial.

Her choices of colors and marking tools in her stack really made this design stand out.

I think the trickiest part is making the horizontal slices - the slight variations in how you cut is what gives the layers varying colors.  These thin layers are then added backing clay. So a starting stack can yield many tops.

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  1. Thanks for this Friday morning eye-candy! I adore Julie Picarello's polymer clay work. She might be my favorite! :)

  2. I love Julie's work!

    I have her how-to book on doing this technique and have managed to create some really unique and delightful designs.

    Julie never fails to inspire with whatever she is doing!

    Thanks for featuring her!


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