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Arts and crafts moonstone, garnets, silver golden leaves brooch part 2.

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    Posted 3 years ago

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    The brooch just arrived, kyratisation work on progress!

    I tried first to make prints of the lone leaf with polymer clay, bake this "mould" in order to press polymer clay in it to get matching leaves...
    Impossible to get them off the mould with all details without shattering... grrr!

    So, only possibility was to cut two leaves in shape of the model, gild them with gold leaf before baking 15 minutes at 130 Celsius in the oven.

    Will see if they are good enough to glue them in place...

    To be continued :-)

    Kyratisation completed!
    Well... Gold (real!) leaf color is more warm yellow than the existing leaves... But, I can't do better :-/

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    1. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Good luck.
    2. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Hi Jean! Finished! :-D
    3. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Looking forward to seeing the finished result.
    4. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Oops, I see you’ve put a photo on. You’ve done a great job, love it.
    5. Caperkid, 3 years ago
      Job well done. Your cw picture is funny.
    6. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Thanks Jean :-))

      Caperkid, thanks! And for the profile pic too! A dog found a denture in his garden, the owner took pics before dumping the thing in the trash, lol!
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Looks great! Beautiful kyratization as always!
    8. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Thank you Val for your kind words and loving it :-D

      Thanks for your loves, Hel1, Newfld, Fortapache and Aura!
    9. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Pascale, it looks terrific, I knew you would find a way to fix it!! Well done!!
      It is really lovely and I love it even more now :-) )
    10. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Awww, Judy! Thank you :-)
      The moonstone has a strange cut: not a domed cabochon, but flattened on top!
      This makes the brooch looking like view of a pond among leaves under moonlight.
    11. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
      It looks fantastic ! I knew you would make it complete again and stunning ! love
    12. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Hi Mani! Thanks a lot for your always kind comments, loves and support on my kyratisations :-)) XOXO

      thank you so much for your lovely visit, Vetraio, Sear, Rick, Phil, Karen, Mike, JImam and Paul :-D
    13. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 3 years ago
      See what I miss when I don't hop over into fine jewelry.
      This piece is stunning. I love the Garnet cabochons!
      Wish I had your talent... And patience.
      You have returned this piece it's former beauty!
      Must be so gratifying.
    14. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Oohh, thank you Ms.Crystalship for such a nice comment :-)
      I don't know which I prefer... getting a piece or the excitation of the work I plan to do on it!
    15. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Many thanks for your loves, Inky, Trey and Ms.C!

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