Polymer sliced for the holidays

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The snow outside had me looking for holiday designs. I got as far as these beads from Patricia Beuting. They fit the bill. Ethnic meets bohemian meets Christmas.

Patricia’s Pinterest bohemian board will show you that in her art she dreams of Africa, Morocco, and exotic places beyond the Netherlands where she teaches primary school.

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For her second festive necklace, Patricia cut old canes into thick slices with a ripple blade for an entirely different effect from the patterns. (Here’s Sculpey’s explanation.)

The cross-cut slices expose layers of colors that are curled around to make big hole beads accented with a few solid rounds.

Get better acquainted with Patricia on Facebook and on Flickr.


  • reply Silvana bates ,

    Love Patricia’s necklaces, delighted to find them here!

    • reply Randee M Ketzel ,

      I love how she gets so much mileage out of these apparently muted tones.

      • reply Delphine ,

        Thank you for the link to the Sculpey Tutorial by Maria Segal : very interesting !!!

        • reply Wearing ornaments – Polymer Clay Daily ,

          […] haven’t visited Netherlands’ Patricia Beuting since last year’s holiday season. Her big beads are richly colored and heavily encrusted with cane slices. They look […]

          • reply SandrA ,

            I love all the work Thanks Cynthia. Happy holidays.

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