As I mentioned in the first series post, roses are the natural choice for polymer clay flowers.
This one is special because it is a Sterling Rose. I used to have a wonderful rose garden with Sterling Roses. They were always my favorite although they were not necissarily the bushes that produced the most blooms. They are my mother's favorites. She would come over and admire the Sterling Roses with fond memories of the garden that her grandmother kept and Sterling Roses were HER favorite.
So, this is my small dedication to my great-grandmother's memory and her favorite roses: