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Lovely Faux Larimar on Saturday

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I hope our USA-based readers are enjoying a wonderful Independence Day Holiday!

Meeting Details

Saturday, July 6, in person at LeMoyne Art Education Center and on Zoom. Zoom info will be sent to members on July 5.

Please RSVP.

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Our room at LeMoyne will be open for setup around 945, Zoom at 1030, and Program around 11 AM.

In person attendees, please bring your lunch, cold drinks and/or coffee cup. Coffee service will be available.

Demo Details

Anyone lucky enough to take a visit the Caribbean is familiar with the gorgeous stone called Larimar, a blue pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic.

While experimenting with Cernit translucent and related colors, Cindy created a polymer version of larimar stone. She will be demo this for the guild at our July 6 meeting. Below are some jewelry and component examples, along with the Fimo Effect color mentioned in the supplies.

Supplies List

  • Translucent polymer clay 2 ounces Cernit Premo Fimo or Kato
  • White polymer clay 2 ounces Cernit Premo Fimo or Kato
  • 2 ounces Fimo color 505 8020. Mint special effect
  • Optional: Cernit Transclucent in Emerald and Blue Turquoise (Available at most Michael’s Stores)
  • 2 ounces of a metallic polymer clay for the bezel. I used Premo Antique Gold
  • Molds for creating gems
  • Some bead baking pin
  • An extruder would be helpful for this project

If you use clay other than Kato please leach half an ounce of the clay so that it crumbles.

Upcoming Meeting Topics

Thanks to Cindy’s perseverance and everyone’s generosity, here’s the schedule for upcoming meetings.

  • August 3: Shaker Eggs with Amy S
  • Clay-bor Day Retreat August 31 – September 1: Rice Paper with Polymer (Denise F), Translucent Tips/Sea Glass with Cindy, and Miniature Succulents with Marlene Gremillion
  • October 5: Spooky cats, ghosts, and pumpkins with Kris
  • November 9: Rose canes with Bettye
  • December 7: Open
  • January 4: Open
  • February 1 & 2: Chilly Clay Retreat

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