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Corliss’ presentation will be live and a recording will be available to all attendees soon after the Summit ends on August 6, 2023.

Registration for PAS is open through July with a finite number of spaces available.


Corliss Rose

Corliss Rose is an American Artist working primarily in the field of jewelry design and production. She is a partner in the design studio 2Roses which is a collaboration of Corliss Rose, and John Lemieux Rose. The studio, located in Southern California, is focused on producing one-of-a-kind and limited-edition adornment and objects d’ art, and is well known for its use of a wide range of highly unorthodox materials.


International Polymer Clay Association


Corliss’ Presentation

Polymer Clay & Jewelry Scale Beaded Mosaics

Mosaic art discoveries can be dated back to ancient Mesopotamia – more than 5,000 years ago – starting out merely as small pieces of stone or rounded pebbles that had been pieced together. Corliss will demonstrate how to create distinctive jewelry using polymer clay and beads as jewelry scale mosaic tesserae. Demonstrations include making custom bezels from polymer clay along with 2-dimensional polymer clay forms that are set with raw veneer, beads and related accent items.

You’ll be introduced to some of the terms used in the mosaic process and tips on how to achieve Andamento, which is the movement or flow of lines made by laying the tesserae a specific way.

Attendees will learn:

  • how to create a custom polymer clay bezel and transform it into an element for a brooch, necklace, or bracelet.
  • how to create a 2-dimensional polymer clay form that won’t collapse
  • how to set seed beads and other related items permanently with a few simple tips and tricks
  • how to incorporate some expert finishing to make a pleasing piece of jewelry

Examples of CORLISS’ Work

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