Fire and Ice - when ceramic meets metal

January 06, 2018

Artisan pendant

Fire and Ice pendant


This is what can happen when I sit with my stash of MAKU ceramic goodies.  I adore her ceramics, because I adore raku colors and her rustic forms.  The sprinkles of silver just add to the magic and for me make them a natural for a silver setting.


artisan earrings

Fire and Ice earrings


Artisan pendant

Gothic Heart pendant


Here's one that doesn't have the silver, but oh how I love its shape and colors and how it adds so much to this Plume Agate pendant:


artisan pendant

Fireman's Talisman pendant


These are a couple of other pieces I made using her focals that now adorn fierce women:

artisan pendantIstanbul pendant


Artisan heart pendant

Strong Heart pendant


I still have many precious pieces of MAKU to introduce by way of unique jewelry, but I can't wait to go to her booth at Bead and Button this June to see what new magic she's created!


"If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.Elbert Hubbard