top of page


Art has the power to captivate and transport us to a world of wonder and beauty. It can come in various forms. For Elena Sycheva it has taken the shape of exquisite polymer clay flower jewelry.

Over the past five years, Elena has been creating miniature botanical masterpieces, showcasing her passion for fine craftsmanship and love for the beauty of nature.

As a child, the artist was drawn to miniature objects, such as her grandmother's figurines, jewelry boxes, and her mother's jewelry. She was fascinated by the intricate details and the grace of these small treasures. Although she could have chosen a more traditional hobby, such as embroidery or beadwork, Elena's adventurous spirit led her to explore the world of polymer clay, a magical material that has become her medium of choice for creating stunning floral art.

A teacher by profession, Elena could have pursued a career in education, teaching German to children. However, her adventurous and curious nature propelled her towards seeking new experiences, meeting new people, and visiting new places. One day, she came across pictures of handcrafted flowers that looked unbelievably real. She was struck by the combination of their small size and natural appearance and she was inspired to learn more about this form of art.

With the help of online resources and videos, Elena delved into the world of polymer clay and began to experiment with her own creations. “It's a magical material,” she says. “It allows you to create incredible and beautiful things.” What sets Elena's work apart is her commitment to handcrafting every petal and leaf, without using molds. She believes that this personal touch adds a special magic to her flowers, making them one-of-a-kind.

The artist currently resides in Montenegro, a place that she finds most conducive to her creativity and self-realization. She draws inspiration from the beauty of nature and the warmth of the people around her. Her polymer clay flowers are a reflection of her love for the world she inhabits and also of the joy she finds in creating art that captures the essence of nature.

Over the years, working with polymer clay has become more than a hobby. Elena describes this activity as a “labor of love, a passion that brings her joy and fulfillment”. Her creations have also evolved from being purely personal to being a source of income, as she sells her work and offers online lessons and courses to share her passion with others. She expresses gratitude to her subscribers and fans, who have supported her on this creative journey.


Related Posts

See All