Medieval polymer clay cuff bracelet

$25.00

This is another edition to my unique, handcrafted collection of cuff bracelets. The Medieval cuff is of Byzantine and Romanesque influence and seems to have come from the long-lost treasure jewelry chest of an unknown knight.

The cuff imitates old, weather copper with a layer of patina that has been hammered and sculpted the item you see. The cuff, however, is not metal. It has been handcrafted from polymer clay and accented with acrylics to acquire the weathered metal effect.

The approx. dimension of the cuff is 7 in x 2 in or 17.8 cm x 5 cm. I create all my items to order, which allows me to customize the cuff to preference at no additional cost.

The cuff closes with a magnetic clasp or a hook clasp in a matching shade.

= Quick overview =
Base material: polymer clay
Closure: magnetic clasp in matching color
Colors: bronze, copper, and patina
Measures: approx. 7 in x 2 in or 17.8 cm x 5 cm

= About polymer clay =
Polymer clay is a relatively new material. It is sold in blocks with a soft consistency similar to play-dough, but once cured, the clay hardens. Depending on clay brand, type of design, and processing, it can be very hard or semi-flexible. Most of the items in my collection such as cuffs and bib necklaces are semi-flexible so they are easy to put on. They are light and comfortable to wear, but quite sturdy. A polymer clay item can of course break as anything else, but I use a technique that makes them stronger and more resistant than what you can usually purchase.

My polymer clay items are finished with acrylics, mica powders, and other materials after being cured, and are coated with clear gloss to protect them. In the titles you will see described the colors of the items. A piece described as a copper polymer clay item is not made of copper, it is crafted of polymer clay so as to resemble copper in appearance.

= Photos =
All my photos are taken by me, in daylight, on our terrace, with an old Panasonic Lumix. The background here is added in consequence

Please, take a moment to review my store policies for information about current estimated time of shipping, refunds, and other.

You can find information about the artist in About and Profile.

All items are copyrighted.
© 2009-2016 Adriana Allen LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Frequently Asked Questions

About Polymer clay

Polymer clay is a relatively new material. It is sold in blocks with a soft consistency similar to play-dough, but once cured, the clay hardens. Depending on clay brand, type of design, and processing, it can be very hard or semi-flexible. Most of the items in my collection such as cuffs and bib necklaces are semi-flexible so they are easy to put on. They are light and comfortable to wear, but quite sturdy. A polymer clay item can of course break, but I use a technique that makes them stronger and more resistant than what you can usually purchase.

Care instructions

My polymer clay items are finished with acrylics, mica powders, and other materials after being cured, and are coated with clear gloss to protect them. In the titles you will see described the colors of the items. A piece described as a copper polymer clay item is not made of copper, it is crafted of polymer clay so as to resemble copper in appearance.
Care is easy. Simply wipe the item with a damp cloth and let dry.

Sizing details

All items, except cuffs that use blanks as support, can be customized, usually at no further cost.

Estimated time of shipping

Many of my items are made to order, except one-of-a-kind listings. None of my items is mass produced, manufactured or for resale (as it is the case of many Etsy shops). Handmade work requires time, effort, and a lot of love and hence there is a wait time of 2 to 3 weeks. All one-of-a-kind items are ready to ship in 1 to 3 days.
Thank you very much for your interest and understanding!

Earrings wires

I purchase all my earring wires from craft stores. They are nickel-free, but are not specifically listed as hypoallergenic. These earring wires may not be the best option for you if you have very sensitive ears.

I can replace earring hooks with earring clip-ons if requested in advance.

Photos

All photos are taken by me. I am not a photographer so generally these fall short of representing the beauty of the real item. Also colors, though very close to reality, may differ in shade and luminosity.

Transfer image copyright

In my collection you will find several image transfer technique items which were created using my own image transfer technique, but with images that are not my own. In this case, copyright is clearly stated and items were created according to the copyright owner's policy. This allows me to use their image for personal and small commercial use, up to 150 times each item, as long as the image is used for tangible items and is not resold as is.

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