Porcelain Earrings

earring scale

earring spiders

earring lego mold

My son Ollie has been collecting Legos since he was a baby. I’ve been particularly fascinated  by the Lego minifigures and the detailed accessories they come with. I thought it would be fun to somehow transform them into jewelry. The lunar landscape image above is a crude plaster mold I made using a handful of these little plastic pieces. I then pressed porcelain into them and carved away the excess.  They were bisque fired and then glazed with a cone 5 clear glaze. The really fun part was applying gold luster to the clear glaze. It’s the first time I’ve used lusters – they’re magical!

 

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