Tuesday, June 9, 2009

All Buttoned Up

Taking vintage buttons in a new direction, here are some new pieces that I have cast from old and interesting buttons collected at various markets and antique stores.  The process involved making a silicone mold of each button, then creating a cast in resin.  In future I'll be able to use different kinds of resin and pigments to cast these in a variety of colours.

I can't wait for the findings I have ordered arrive and I can finish these into some new pieces of jewellery!  Yay for new techniques :p

4 comments:

Jacquie said...

Oooo I love these. They look so fancy/vintage/modern all at once.

GetSilvered said...

mmmm..they look so milky white - I love them as they are - look forward to seeing the finished pieces :)

Osier! said...

oooh, beautiful sarah... well done!

Rebecca said...

Ooooh, these are fabulous!!! What a great idea. I LOVE vintage buttons and this is such a nice way to replicate all the fabulous old designs. Your stuff is going to look fantastic! :D