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A cute little cameo-style key ring, ring or pendant!
This is just an idea i came up with for a little Cameo style piece of jewllery that can be used as a ring, a pendant, a key chain or anything else you can think of :)

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  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 1
    Step 1

    Roll a small ball of the polymer clay of your choice. this will be the base of the cameo.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 2
    Step 2

    Flatten this ball and shape into an oval-ish shape.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 3
    Step 3

    Roll 3 smaller balls, this will be the braid around the edge.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 4
    Step 4

    Roll these balls into thin stings

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 5
    Step 5

    Attach at one end and cut the stips so they are even on the joined end.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 6
    Step 6

    Braid the three strands in a normal 3 strand braid, you can do a rope braid or a 4 strand braid if you wish.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 7
    Step 7

    Once the braid is long enought, join the loose ends and cut off the excess.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 8
    Step 8

    Shape this braid into a circle.

  • Step 9

    Place this circle on the previously made base, and carefully flatten to attach.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 10
    Step 10

    Roll 4 small balls of green polymer clay, this will make the roses on the sides. flatten the balls slightly like the piece on the far right.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 11
    Step 11

    Roll the flattened piece to form the middle of the rose.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 12
    Step 12

    Continue wrapping the flattened pieces loosly around the rose to make petals.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 13
    Step 13

    Cut the bottom of the rose so its easier to attach, be careful not to squash it :)

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 14
    Step 14

    Make another rose and attach both to the Cameo base.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 15
    Step 15

    Attach the eyelet or tiny screw if you are going to make a key chain.

  • Step 16

    Remove the eyelet and bake according to packet instructions, when cooled re-insert the eyelet.

  • How to make a charm / keyring. Cameo Key Ring With Personalised Photograph - Step 17
    Step 17

    Glue on your favourite photo and your done :)

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