Faux Rhodonite + Faux Chrysoprase Necklace from Polymer Clay
As I browsed through a “Fire Mountain Gems” catalog I was taken with the beauty of the gemstones Rhodonite and Chrysoprase. I tried to recreate them in a faux version. The leaves, roses, and larger beads were all made from poly clay. The ladybugs were made from poly clay and acrylic paint.
Colour recipe:The faux chrysoprase is made from a formula containing LOTS and LOTS of PREMO regular translucent (not Frost, but the regular kind that plaques) with a tiny bit of green and and an even tinier bit of turquoise with some "inclusions" of frozen grated browns. The Rhodonite is made from a formula containing LOTS and LOTS of PREMO translucent with a very small amount of alizarin crimson.