DIY Polymer Clay Gilded Bracelet Tutorial from Jess Amity.You only use 2 colors of polymer clay and gold foil (not the really expensive gold leaf) to make this bracelet. Some people briefly freeze their clay before carving to make the cuts cleaner or more angular. TIP: Remember that nothing that touches polymer clay can be used on or with food ever again.
For my 21st birthday my Father bought me a hand made, hand engraved silver bangle. The runes engraved onto it were ones I translated that say “Rootless trees fall" so I never forget who I am, where I come from and that I am always standing on the shoulders on my ancestors and benefit from their achievements everyday.
What “progressive” types call “white privilege” is really “white achievement”. Europe went through the Black Plague and constant wars and most of the population were peasants. My ancestors were miners and dock workers and my ancient ancestors had to live off the land in tough, northern climates with harsh winters.
All that we have now was achieved through WORK. The agricultural revolution, the industrial revolution, a lot of mathematics/science, classical music and art, the renaissance, the enlightenment, the internet, computers, huge contributions to philosophy and architecture.
Despite all this we are told that we are “privileged” because we are white, all of us with European heritage are “privileged” despite there still being a lot of poor people living in Europe. This goes on in all stages of education now and future generations will, unless told the other side of the story, lose their sense of pride and their sense of identity.
So do what you have to do to remember who you are and where you come from. A rootless tree falls but a rootfast tree does not
Now you can smuggle whiskey into your next fashion soiree. Cynthia Rowley created this Flask Bangle for the practical minded. The 24K gold plated bracelet holds approximately 3 oz of your favorite libation. Shots anyone?