I've got to brag about one of my fellow Etsy sellers, Bibelots. She makes wonderful jewelry, handknits, and polyclay creations.
I purchased these handmade beauties from her a couple weeks ago:
And turned them into this necklace:
She really has mastered faux effects in polymer clay. Here are a couple more examples of her gorgeous work:
Please do check out her shop. You're in for a real treat!