I'm not saying that those jewelry designers who use their eye for design and color and string together purchased beads and/or stones are not artists. But I always like to see something that was actually formed by their own hands included, as well. I'm in awe of those who can wire wrap a bead or stone and not have it look like a three year old did it. (My wire wrapping skills are on par with said three year old).
I like hand drawn, hand painted, hand sculpted. Most likely, that's why I like to work with polymer clay. I've chosen a few truly hand made items from the Art Fire Bloggers Guild for this post.
Polymer Clay Bracelet byCraftsOfThePast Polly Creamica Designer
Terracotta Lampwork Earrings by ShadowdogDesigns
3-D Daffodill Wall Hanging by CouchBeeCreations
Blue/Pink Cotton Summer Shawl by AndreaDsigns
And I'm not above adding one of my own pieces to the mix!
Bohemian Beaded Batick Bracelet by WyvernDesigns