The Polymer Clay Cookbook: Tiny Food Jewelry to Whip Up and Wear (Paperback)

Tiny Food Jewelry to Whip Up and Wear

By Jessica Partain, Susan Partain

Watson-Guptill Publications, 9780823024841, 160pp.

Publication Date: October 20, 2009



The Polymer Clay Cookbook celebrates favorite foods with 20 tiny, deliciously realistic food charms to make from polymer clay and fashion into unique jewelry. Styled as a cookbook for the beginning miniaturist -chef, - the introductory chapters discuss the -basic ingredients- and techniques used for polymer clay and jewelry-making. The remainder of the book offers 20 -recipes- grouped by category: fruits, breakfast, lunch and dinner, sweets and snacks, and holiday foods. Each recipe has a list of -ingredients, - step-by-step directions with photographs, and suggested variations. Each piece is presented as a particular finished jewelry item, such as a necklace, but readers are encouraged to adapt the piece into any type of jewelry they choose. Each chapter also includes one of the authors' own cherished recipes for real food, including Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls, Grandma's Pasta Sauce, Decadent Raspberry Chocolate Cupcakes, and Mom's Holiday Sugar Cookies. Throughout, the authors--who are sisters--share their enthusiasm for family, sisterhood, and the tradition and feelings surrounding our favorite foods.

About the Author

Jessica Partain is the co-owner with her sister Susan of Inedible Jewelry, a company specializing in the sale of jewelry in the shape of food. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. Susan Partain is the co-owner with her sister Jessica of Inedible Jewelry, and the coauthor of The Polymer Clay Cookbook. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.