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Polymer squares

France’s Christine Aubin (Krissobe) likes a square format. So when her group held a square-themed challenge, she jumped right in with this collage of polymer squares on a wire form. You’ll find similar earrings and pieces on her site.

Doesn’t her necklace give you ideas for all those inchies you’ve been collecting?

Explore further and you’ll see that¬†Krissobe has a gallery of square tiles that mix patterns and colors in painterly ways.

The pendant on the right shows that Krissobe doesn’t shy away from other geometrics.

You’ll find all kinds of interesting polymer creations on her blog with great color boards and inspirations on her Pinterest site.

Featherweight polymer

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France’s Celine Charuau created this dramatic bunch of black petals on a delicate chain using polymer and sterling wire. The piece might have ended up heavy and dark in other hands but Celine has a way with wire and polymer that allows her to blend them into lightweight constructions.

Celine will be teaching her Plumes (in English and French) at EuroSynergy this spring. She’ll show how she forms her petals and constructs jewelry using wire. Take a look at her work on Flickr and Facebook and read more about the class here.

Yikes colors

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Maine’s Suzanne Anderson (Yikes Studio) warms the weather with the bright colors in her winter collection.

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Assembling the blue and aqua links requires multiple bakings (see her baking method here). Then seed beads add a finishing note.

Suzanne finishes the inside of her bangles with contrasting patterns and highlights the bracelets with rhinestones surrounded by polymer bits.

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If you need more heat, look at her fiesta colors and shop in her Etsy gallery. Just dive in anywhere on her site to be fully immersed in color. Here she is on Facebook (and you’ll want to browse her Pinterest too).

Suzanne admits that she likes all things fashion and is happy to mix metal clay, enameling, seed beads, fiber and more with her polymer.

Two-faced polymer

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Athens’ Anarina Anar¬†(oops, that’s Angeliki Karamanlaki)¬†challenges what we think about beads with this two-faced necklace.

She shows us how beads can be flat and connected with different colors on the front and back. See how she links them into long chains and dangles them as earrings. She knows how to build drama with strips of polymer in vibrant colors. This one’s for sale in her Etsy shop.

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