The ArtFire Smoosher of the week is Valerie of Valerie’s Stuff.Â Valerie is based in Columbus, Ohio and has been working with polymer clay for about six years now. She primarily creates beads to use in her own beaded jewelry and accessories.
A few samples show how Valerie prefers a simple jewelrymaking style that puts the emphasis front and center on the handmade clay components:
One special technique Valerie adds to her pendants is that she paints designs with alcohol inks. Here’s one of my favourites in her ArtFire shop:
You can follow Valerie’s clay journey along on her blog:
And visit her studio at: