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How I Make My Pendant Necklaces in Ten Steps

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How I Make My Pendant Necklaces in Ten Steps



Reuse, Reduce, Reclaim!

As I am make my functional ware, I always have leftover clay remaining after I cut my templates.  I reclaim the clay to use again, but before I do, I use as much as I can for other creations.  That's where the PENDANTS came in.

Here are my 10 steps to creating a Pendant Necklace...

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The Guild Girl's Guide to Instagram

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The Guild Girl's Guide to Instagram

The message that came in loud and clear was that I needed to start showing my work on Instagram.  Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking service.  It allows you to engage with like-minded people. In fact, you are encouraged to engage with people whether by commenting on someone's work or in your own posts by asking questions.  To make good on my list of goals for growth, I set up my Instagram handle (https://instagram.com/jacquieblondin).

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The Pine Tree Potters' Guild Show & Sale in Aurora

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The Pine Tree Potters' Guild Show & Sale in Aurora

Destination - Aurora and The Pine Tree Potters' Guild Show & Sale. With the GPS and google maps app set to go, finding it was easy so long as I followed my Garmin.  It's weird how one's ability to see a route in one's head is slowing going the way of the Dodo.  

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Take Time to Smell the Roses in Uxbridge

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Take Time to Smell the Roses in Uxbridge

I love driving to new places as well as retracing well worn paths. 

I often ask my sister Jo-Ann to come along and join me on these quests.  We often take turns being cruise director "Julie McCoy".  Last year we went together on a garden tour in Uxbridge and she lead the way.  

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Spring Fling Road Trip to Hamilton & Region Potter's Sale

Spring Fling Road Trip to Hamilton & Region Potter's Sale

The Hamilton Potter’s Sale has something for everyone. There is Raku, Woodfire, gas, electric, fired works that are wheel thrown, hand-built, castings, and sculpture.  There was jewelry, mugs, berry bowls, vases, garden stakes, décor items and so much more.  The best part is seeing people who love pottery totally engaged in someone’s work where they go back again and again, and find something new and thrilling in the artists’ mastery of technique.  Best of all those are the true fans and they buy ceramics.

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