The 2012 New Mexico Craft Fair

I am certified metal clay artisan that explores mixed metal techniques such as canes and mokume gane…

NMCraftFairMothersNecklace1 The 2012 New Mexico Craft Fair

A fine silver metal clay pendant. The front features a dimpled texture. The bail features a garnet cabochon. The heart features a citrine cabochon. The back of the piece is finished in a high polish and includes a raised sun.

NMCraftFair LotusPendant1 The 2012 New Mexico Craft Fair

This is a bronze metal clay pendant that features a depressed lotus. The lotus features bronze prong setting that captures an aquamarine CZ. The front of the piece was polished to a high sheen. The back is textured and is polished to a satin sheen.

NMCraftFair MokumeGane The 2012 New Mexico Craft Fair

A unique technique was used to combine copper, bronze, and steel metal clay. The piece was sanded until a beautiful pattern emerged. The piece is finished with a satin sheen and patina was applied to enhance the colors of the mixed metals.

NMCraftFair SquareCanePendant The 2012 New Mexico Craft Fair

This geometric pendant features a square caned focal created from a unique process using copper, bronze and steel metal clay. The canes were set on a square backdrop of bronze that was textured to look like linen. The bail is a bronze square tube.

NMCraftFair SwirlPendant1 The 2012 New Mexico Craft Fair

This fine silver metal clay pendant features a tooled leather style texture. The pendant finished with black max and the high were finished to a high shine for contrast. The back was completed with a high polish and includes a raised sun.

I hope to see you at the 51st New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair on June 22nd – 24th, 2012 at Expo New Mexico!