One of the most useful things about working with polymer clay is the ability to integrate some kinds of findings to the design.  Shown here is the excellent combination bail and brooch pin polymer clay tutorial by Russian artist, Ekaterina Brazhkina (also known in the jewelry world as Kate Valeri).

I love the option of either pinning or using a necklace cord. Don't you?

Here is the front of her pendant :

Kate explained that this pendant was inspired by the shamanic tambourines of the Siberian people who live in the cold northern Russia and in Alaska.

You can check out her entire Flickr photostream here.  Also ogle her Instagram here.

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