So I've been struggling with this cuff bracelet thing for the past twoish months now. Almost all the cuffs I'd made earlier had broken. Many of them did due to size issues, and some of them, which were large enough, fell off the wrist.
Thankfully two of my teammates on EST spirit helped me out with some useful tips: Irenka and Jagna, and I'm very grateful for them. I began to put these ideas into action - well, actually, the results can not be seen in these pictures because the only finished piece is now with someone else for testing. But I'll include it when I get it back.
The other things I tried can be seen in the bottom photos: a three-piece bracelet held together by an elastic cord and another one where the tiles are linked up with jump rings. The bracelet with the hinge inclusion is an earlier attempt, I don't think I'll follow that direction unless in another style. I do want to keep experimenting with the idea itself though, but creating the hinge itself from the clay.
I apologize for the colors: I still haven't gotten used to this new screen and I have no idea how the colors look. These below seem very bright to me but then almost everything does on this screen :D
And the other animals:
I've been working on my fourth story necklace. It is a scene from the Beauty and the Beast. So far I have the background - I quite like how the sky has turned out. Unfortunately I still have to get to grips with this new camera, so far I haven't been able to pick up the details well: