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Make this simple yet gorgeous necklace using some polymer clay, ribbon and cord! Add a pop of colour to your outfit in an instant.

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  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Condition and combine a quarter block of pomegranate polymer clay and a quarter block of pearl polymer clay. (I chose this combination to obtain this particular shiny, rosy colour. Alternatively, you can use a colour or combination of your choice).

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Continue mixing until the colours are blended.

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Form round beads by rolling small portions of polymer clay between your palms. Make seven beads of varying sizes - two small, two medium, two large and one extra large.

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Push the skewer through the centre of the beads to create a hole for threading.

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Bake in oven according to packet instructions.

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut a piece of cord about 1m long and thread the beads in the following order: small - medium - large - extra large - large - medium - small.

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Ensure the beads are centred on the cord. Tie an overhand knot as close as possible to the last bead on both sides.

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Hold the cord around your neck and adjust the length of the necklace. Tie an overhand knot using both ends of the cord.

  • How to sculpt a clay bead necklace. Polymer Clay Bead Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut two pieces of ribbon and tie over both knots. Trim if necessary.

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Denise H.
Denise H. · Lake Charles, Louisiana, US
I LOVE IT
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