I love the structure and surface of sea urchins. They are so delicate and all the colours! Since I was a little child we went to formentera every year and there one could find a lot of the typical sea urchin most people know. Which is the leftover of a dead sea urchin ^^
We found tiny ones and big ones... and from my collecting I tried one to make a silicon mold of (I'll show this one to you in another post!). During the process the sea urchin itself was destroyed.. *sniff* ...but I like the resulting sea urchins I could male with the mold and with polymer clay (fimo)!
I drilled little holes inside with my dremel (love this multi function tool!) and treated the surface with aqua and normal acrylic colours. I already made several ones but still want to get more experience with it! And also I want to find a tinier sea urchin to make really tiny polymer clay sea urchin beads! :)
PS: And yes, I am starting to add more and more of my earrings to my online shop at dawanda! :)