Category Archives for "Inspiration"

Erica Roberts – Fingerprint Jewelry

Erica Roberts is from Maryland USA. “In memory of little footprints and lost dreams  how softly you tiptoed into our world.  Almost silently, only a moment you stayed.  But what an imprint your footsteps have  left upon our hearts.” This little poem comes from Erica’s Etsy store, it accompanies Erica’s range called ‘Samuel’s Footprints’ Angel […]

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February’s Birthstone: Amethyst

Amethyst Classification: Quartz Moh Scale Hardness:  7 Can NOT be fired in metal clay Amethyst is another great stone to use in fingerprint jewelry and it’s colour looks great  with silver. Because Amethyst cannot be fired into metal clay, it needs to be set after firing. this can be done in  a few ways, depending […]

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January’s Birthstone: Garnet

Garnet

Garnet Classification: Nesosilicates Moh Scale Hardness: 6.5 – 7.5 Can generally be fired in metal clay Garnets look great with fingerprint jewelry, their colour works very well with silver and they can be fired in place, eliminating the need to set them after firing. That said, they can be set in a variety of ways, […]

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