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Mould a pair of candy earrings.

Posted by Helen P. from Bedford, Texas, United States • Published See Helen P.'s 6 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Roll two balls of yellow about 1.5cm across and four little balls of black about 4mm across.

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Squish the yellow balls a bit so you get a nice thick disc shape, then flatten the black balls and press onto either side of the yellow discs. Poke a head pin through both to make a hole.

  • Step 3

    Press out (or roll) some black clay so it's about 2mm thick and about 10cm by 5cm. Then roll out a sausage of white clay 10cm long and approx 1.5cm wide and lay it onto the black.

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the black around the white and roll back and forth so that the ends of the black clay meet and you get a smooth sausage.

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 5
    Step 5

    Chop into 2cm lengths and remember to poke the head pin through the side so you'll be able to thread them later.

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 6
    Step 6

    Flatten or roll some of the pink and black clay to about 4mm thickness, then measure and cut 4 1cm squares of the pink and 2 1cm squares of the black.

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stack the coloured clay as pictured, slightly squishing together so they stick together, then push the head pin through. Bake all your finished beads in the oven as per the instructions on the clay packet (usually about half an hour at 130 degrees).

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 8
    Step 8

    Once they've cooled, thread each clay bead onto a headpin in any order you like, threading a seed bead between each one.

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 9
    Step 9

    Using the pliers, bend the top of the headpin into a loop and attach the earring finding.

  • How to make a pair of clay earring. Licorice Allsorts Earrings - Step 10
    Step 10

    The finished earrings. Good enough to eat! Except they're not.

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Luma!
Luma! · 4 projects
COOL! i would make this but i have not got any earring hooks! Happy
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lolly p.
lolly p. · 17 projects
wat r they made of??
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lolly p.
lolly p. · 17 projects
wat r they made of??
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
funny;-D
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
epic cuteness
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