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I’m a tad busy with flat improvements and work, and am heading off for a weekend away tomorrow, but my very talented friend Birdwoman came over earlier in the week and took some photos of completed necklaces for me. For those of you who can’t wait for me to upload them here, you can view them on Flickr. Enjoy!

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Handpainted stoneware pendants

Handpainted stoneware pendants

These are the long-waited pendants that I painted and glazed months ago and then couldn’t get fired because the kiln broke. As you can see, I’ve made some up with matching earthenware beads, and left others with just a jump ring bail to attach them to a cord or chain.

Stoneware pendants with beads

Stoneware pendants with beads

Also coming, when I can get a craftgawker-worthy photo of it, is my new masterpiece – The Heart of the Galaxy necklace – and my pendants and necklaces should also start appearing on my stock catalogue page soon. So you might just find that perfect piece of unique jewellery to accessorize a summer wedding outfit right here.

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Crystal glazed beads and pendants

Crystal glazed beads and pendants

College went much better this week – my teacher was back, the kiln was fixed and my beads had been fired – hurray! I spent part of the evening finishing making up some more pendants and handily got a lesson in wirework from one of my class mates, who runs a craft shop, so now I have more crystal glazed pendants with beads attached and this time they are also handmade ceramic ones rather than glass, and I’ve also added ceramic beads to two more of the stoneware hand painted pendants.

Painted tile pendants with matching beads

Painted tile pendants with matching beads

So I’m almost set for the event at the weekend – I need to pop out and buy some more leather thongs and then I’m meeting up with Amy this evening for her to pick out the items she wants for her stall. I even have a set of rather nifty colour flyers for her to hand out to promote this site. It’s rather exciting really!

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