Last week in my Studio: I was finishing up work for the Vanderslice Fundraiser, benefitting the Kansas City Art Institute, I was paired with chef Michael Corvino and sous-chef Jeff Workman from @corvinokc. I incorporated the raven, the Corvino Supperclub & Tasting Room logo, overlooking the patterns which were inspired by the iconic wall and…

Ceramic artist and china painter Melanie Sherman creates beautiful sterling silver jewelry pieces with porcelain stones. Decorated with vintage decals from Europe and Japan, these one-of-kind pieces tell the story of historic porcelain wares, used as dinnerware in 18th century Europe.

Ceramic artist and china painter Melanie Sherman creates beautiful sterling silver jewelry pieces with porcelain stones. Decorated with vintage decals from Europe and Japan, these one-of-kind pieces tell the story of historic porcelain wares, used as dinnerware in 18th century Europe.

We have some new beauties in our Web Shop: White Porcelain with original Vintage Decals from Stoke on Trent and other European Porcelain Manufacturers. We offer them in a variety of styles; Dangles, Studs, Pendant Necklaces and soon Rings! Stay tuned for our updates and check back often! Should you have any question, please contact…

June 7, 2019  Yunomi Invitational opens online at 10:00 AM CST https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman Definition of Yunomi (U-No-Me): A tea bowl, being taller than wide, with a trimmed or turned foot, without a handle. Unlike the more formal Chawan tea bowl, which is used during the Japanese tea ceremony, the Yunomi is made for daily (or informal) tea drinking. (images photographed…

$39.00 Stained Porcelain Black & Gold 24k German Gold Luster 13mm Post Style Painted and Fabricated by Hand Pattern may vary slightly Gold-Plated Sterling Silver

We are clearing out our online store and are offering 25% OFF ALL JEWELRY items on our website shop. For our new Newsletter Subscribers, we are offering an ADDITIONAL 15% OFF. Sign up for coupon code:https://www.melaniesherman.com/shop/jewelry_newsletter_signup/ Sale starts Friday, May 10, 2019, at 12 PM CST and ends at Midnight, May 13, 2019. 

After a couple of months of wheel throwing and slip casting, I am back behind the wheel. China Painting is almost like riding a bike, but you have to find your way back to it every time you start again. Sometimes the pigments are grainy and don’t mix as well as the last time, the…

I had such a great time with the students at FHSU in Hays, Kansas – it is so awesome to see where everybody goes with their creativity when you just “play” with a bunch of colors and some glitter… ok… china paint and gold luster, in this case. I had a blast with the students,…

I have a wide variety of china paint supplies available here on my website. I will bring several items with me for purchase to my workshops as well: These luster brushes are perfect for working with lusters; the bristles will hold up to the luster and can be covered by the cap that also acts…