The stories behind Rebecca Martinez' artwork

So delicate, what should I call them?
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Spending time on a beach recently inspired me to mix sand or tints into transparent clay. The result was surprisingly beautiful! Delicate. So I made some delicate jewelry, but what should I call... Read More

Millefiori Demonstration
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I’ve mixed up some nice contrasty colors of polymer clay for my caning demonstration at Auburn Old Town Gallery. Visit me to see the “millefiori caning” presentation. I’ll show how these detailed beads... Read More

Canyon
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Vintage gold beads–circa 1950s–what was I saving them for? This collection, apparently! In addition to canyon-inspired striated polymer beads, which include a subtle foil overlay, the pieces include faceted labradorite beads and some... Read More

Meet on the Street
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Look who I ran into near my studio! Beautiful Gia McNutt, rushing to prepare for tonight’s PlacerArts Studios Tour meeting. Doesn’t she look great in the pendant I made? Artists of Placer County... Read More

Opening My Workshop
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For one day, Saturday, May 6! From 11 am to 3 or 4 pm I am inviting up to 5 participants in an “Assembly” workshop. There are still 3 spots left! We’ll use... Read More

A Winter Celebration
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My next collection is headed to High Hand Gallery for this Sunday’s Winter Celebration. Join us for lots of door prizes, comfort food and a cozy gathering on a probably blustery day. Read More

Art of Hearts
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I’ve been busy in the workshop! LOTS of new pieces for tonight’s Auburn Old Town Gallery Reception from 6 – 9 pm. Many hearts and live art /┬áhands-on demos. And here are the... Read More

…to Collections, where I share my process for creating jewelry, surface designs and more with you.

My polymer pieces are available at High Hand Gallery in Loomis and Auburn Old Town Gallery.