Polymer Clay Necklace

I had such enjoyment making polymer clay necklace that I would like to share it with you.

Check out my shop where you can buy my unique jewellery here. See one of examples below:

Floral Handmade Necklace by Lia Spragg

All materials and tools needed for this project can be found at Amazon and the links are listed below:

Step by Step:

How to make a Polymer Clay Necklace

Polymer Clay Necklace Instructions:

  1.  Choose the Fimo colour you want. In this case, black and white. You can use more colours if you like.
  2.  Using a pasta machine to stretch your clay and keep the thickness even. I set my pasta machine to setting 2. You can also use a roller if you do not have a pasta machine.
  3.  With the bottom of your extruder, cut small circles (the size will fit into the extruder)
  4. Stack the circles on top of each other to make a tower.
  5. Insert the tower into the extruder
  6. Turn the handle to begin extruding. It might be a little hard at the beginning.
  7. Now you can see the magic, enjoy the result!
  8. Cut extruded tubes to the same length and add them togetherto create a block. Look at the patterns created and make it interesting.
  9. You can cover the block if you want. Remember there is no rules when you deal with your imagination, I am just showing the technique I used in this project.
  10. To make beads, just roll a piece of clay and cover the bed with the slices of the block you just made
  11. Time to bake. I use a small baking tray and cover it with foil or coking paper. To bake the beads I use a cocktail stick. I made an base to hold the beads, while baking, with cardboard -toilet roll. See picture above.
  12. I am not going to say how long you should keep  your in the  oven because it differs, depends on the type of oven you have. So, don’t be discouraged, I have burnt some pieces at the beginning… You need to test and try your oven but it should be very low temperature. I bake for around 10-15 min.
  13. When I take it out I put it in a small bowl of cold water, it seems to harden it very quickly when I do that.
  14.  If you want a shine finishing use Sculpey glaze glossy

See another option, including a bracelet and ring.

For this polymer clay necklace, the process is the same as the black and white, see below details:

 

how to make a polymer clay necklace
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