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Old 01-09-2017, 05:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Hi all, this is my first post in here. A little nervous to be honest as I am still so new to the pen world.
These are my first ever sierra styled pens and some of my slimline pens.
They are all made from polymer clay, and many hours of cane work to get all the different flowers & butterflies made.
The autism awareness pens and the purple ribbon pen are very close to my own heart (my son is autistic and my father past to pancreatic cancer).
There is no finish on these, they are all hand sanded and polished to a high shine.
I am enjoying creating with my own cane work again, as I stopped for a while to concentrate solely on the cane work itself. I have some new tudor kits, purfume kits, and some necklace seam rippers coming as well. I think I am addicted. :)
Thanks for looking all.
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Those are *VERY* beautiful, Melanie !!!!! . Congratulations !!!

Up to what grade of paper are they sanded ... and no finish whatsoever ... so nice !!
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You have done a wonderful job!! My first did not look near that good :0
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Those are *VERY* beautiful, Melanie !!!!! . Congratulations !!!

Up to what grade of paper are they sanded ... and no finish whatsoever ... so nice !!
Thank you so much appreciate that.
They are sanded with micro mesh to 12000 grit so my hands get a little wrinkly by the time I am done with a blank lol.
The autism ones are only to about half of that as I wanted more a matte finish but still smooth to the touch.
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You have done a wonderful job!! My first did not look near that good :0
Thanks so much Drew, I have a few years experience with polymer clay so I think that helped me in starting this new venture. :)
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Those look great!
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Beautiful work.
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Beautiful! You should consider making a pen for the Polyclay Bash contest.
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Glorious Pens, Melanie.
Obviously you are an Extremely Competent Polymer Artist, Your Canes are Fantastic.
Your Artistic Skill in Colour Combinations, and Precise Perfect Placement is Superb.
The Pen Blanks, Fit Perfectly and the Finishes are Excellent.
Great Craftsmanship.
Congratulations,
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YES!!!!! I agree. Get into the attitude.

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