Sometimes polymer clay pieces can feel primitive and iconic. Callie Velmachos has a crude but captivating way of embedding beach pebbles and found objects in polymer clay. And she’s got a tiny tutorial on her site that shows you how she does it.
Callie admits that it was cRis Dupouy’s book, Creating Your Own Antique Jewelry, that got her started. She’s got an article in the Spring 2008 edition of Belle Armoire Jewelry that will tell you more.