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Green polymer clay jewelry

By Angeli

Environment-friendly polymer clay? What an oxymoron. But still thinking of the polymer clay+junk recycling project from the previous post, I decided to head on to etsy to search for examples. I think that for polymer clay design to be truly sustainable, it has to feature recycled materials not only as embellishment, but as part of [...]

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On sustainable design

By Angeli

Sustainable design (also referred to as “green design”, “eco-design”, or “design for environment”) is the art of designing physical objects, the built environment and services to comply with the principles of economic, social, and ecological sustainability. It ranges from the microcosm of designing small objects for everyday use, through to the macrocosm of designing buildings, [...]

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Baking polymer clay

By Angeli

How to bake your polymer clay piecesPart 3 of a series, a Handmade Pilipinas postRead Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. All the information below is protected by the Creative Commons license. This article by Angeli Sobrepena is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License. Baking polymer clay is an [...]

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Where to buy polymer clay in the Philippines

By Angeli

Part 2 of a series, a Handmade Pilipinas postRead Part 1 here. The most complete source for polymer clay and tools in the Philippines is The Beadlady Craft Cafe in Cubao Expo, Quezon City. The Beadlady Craft Cafe and Art StudioShop 54 Cubao ExpoGen. Romulo St.Cubao, Quezon CityOpen daily 1pm to 8pm Online store:  http://beadcafe.multiply.com [...]

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Polymer Clay 101

By Angeli

All the information below is protected by the Creative Commons license. Polymer Clay 101 by Angeli Sobrepena is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License. WHAT IS POLYMER CLAY?Part I of a series, a Handmade Pilipinas post Polymer clay is an oven-baked material that you can mold or sculpt into anything [...]

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