Monday, June 15, 2009

Cats in Clay Earrings


Artist Statement: French Wire Cat Earrings

These adorable cat earrings are handmade in earthenware clay, colored with translucent underglazes in a watercolor manner and kiln fired. They are an original design and entirely hand crafted by the artist.

They are lightweight and less than 1/8" thick. And the earwires are sterling.

For a size reference the card it is mounted on is approx. 3" X 2 3/4"

Grace's work has been featured in many juried arts and crafts shows throughout Michigan and several states. She has won awards for her work and been included in many Invitational and Museum Shows. Every step of this piece was created by the artist, from rolling the clay, and creating the design using a combination of printmaking and watercolor techniques. painting using translucent underglaze, kiln firing and the lead free clear outer glaze. Every design is original and copyrighted by the artist. Because each piece is handmade, no two are exactly alike.

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