Feb 25, 2012

Making a collection

A few weeks ago I've made a little millefiori cane collection and the main issue was working with the colors - Turquoise and brown. While working and building this bunch of canes, I saw that the colors where blending and reflecting a nature tone, a kind of desert atmosphere to it, so I've started taking pictures here and there. I'd never intended to publish this pics, but now, when I crossed over them again I thought it would be fun to share with you some of the process. 

This is a Skinner blend of one of the canes, it reminds me of a desert view, very peaceful :)

The collection is building up.
Emphasizing the Browns and Turquoise-blues with Cream-beige and Gold.

Some of the scraps are like a desert picture :)

The canes are almost done and the collection is building up quite nicely.

and a close up

and a detail

My working space after I finished these bunch of canes



Have a warm weekend guys


  1. Ronit: Thanks for your inspiring post! You know I love everything you do!

  2. Beautifull, I like that colours.
    Hugs, hanneke

  3. Thank you so much Kathy!!! Happy to inspire you :)

  4. Ronit, you have caught the colors of the desert! I love these. And, thank you for sharing the process. A fun way of showing how you do it!

    1. Thank you Simply Create :) I think you got me :) Thanks!

  5. Wonderful canes :) I'm stuned ! *^*

  6. Absolutely amazing and so crative! <3 <3 <3 I LOVE YOUR WORK!!! :D

  7. This is one of my favorite color combinations. I like brown and pinks too. I bet you could make amazing brown and pinks. Thank you for sharing this is truly a gorgeous collection. I wish I had patience for canes. I love to make petal canes but not much farther than that. :) www.kimisjewelryandgifts.blogspot.com

    1. Hi Kim, yes, brown and pinks are great together for sure :)
      Keep on doing what you love :)

  8. I am just wondering I love making canes just started to do it how much clay do you use in 1 cane and do you buy your clay in bulk or just singles cuz I buy translucent clay and put paint in it that's the cheapest way I can find since I'm on disability do you have any tips on where to buy and how much for someone to start on caning

    1. Hello tiffany :)
      Thank you for your comment :)
      I do advice you to use solid clay, that the color is solid and not translucent.

      I buy my clay at a shop in my town, and I do buy a lot, because of my work.
      Sometimes I buy on the internet, at http://www.polymerclayexpress.com/

      I advice you to build small canes and easy ones at first with small portion of clay - that way you will learn to control the material and learn the technique too.

      I use a lot of white in my canning; when I choose the colors, so I recommend that you buy at first several solid colors that you love and a few solid white clay. so that way you can mix a small portion of colored clay with white, and get wonderful colors that way.
      I use mostly FIMO brand - soft, love their colors.
      If you have Facebook, you can friend me and there is a booklet only for my friends, for beginners, and you can ask me questions there too, regarding the tutorial there.

      have a great day :)


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