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By Ronna Weltman

Artistically combining polymer clay with cord, this distinct guide teaches crafters and jewellery makers the right way to create natural, subtle, and modern jewellery. various leading edge ideas in designing beads and parts from polymer clay are mixed with wireworking parts, encouraged clasps and ear wires, twine bead caps, polymer clay tipped head pins, and extra for a signature glance. Explaining basics of knickknack layout, this guide additionally delves into what makes a bit «primitive» and the way to accomplish an natural influence via colour blending and textures. incorporated are a wide selection of polymer clay and twine jewellery layout and texture ideas, 15 unique distinctive tasks, and a gallery of accomplished works.

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Poke a hole through the middle with a needle tool. 17 Repeat Steps 19-2 1 for a second Hemisphere Bead. 18 Cure both beads for 40 minutes. FIGURE 4 Black Hole Hemisphere Beads 19 Repeat Step 19, using translucent clay instead of black. 20 After making the indentations, put a tiny round dot of black clay into each indentation and gently press down on each dot with the ball stylus so it fills the indentation (Figure 5). 21 Cure for 15 minutes . After the cap has cooled, remove it from the lightbulb.

40 When the slices are placed where you want them, roll them into the surface of the bead by rolling it between your palms. Use latex gloves to achieve a smooth surface. 41 Poke a hole in the middle of the bead with a needle tool and then cure the bead for 45 minutes. 42 Allow the bead to cool, then apply brown shoe polish to the bead with a firm paintbrush. Rub off the excess shoe polish with a soft cloth or paper towel. 43 Repeat Steps 37- 42, using the Color Recipe for the Red-Ringed Bead above to create a marble mix for the bead in Step 37.

24 Apply brown shoe polish with a firm paintbrush Rub off the excess shoe polish with a soft cloth or paper towel. Zebra Cane Bead FIGURE 7 Note: The steps below describe the process for making a zebra cane, which simply consists of stacking one color on top of another, cutting them in half and stacking again, repeating the process until they have the amount and thickness of stripes you want, and occasionally "squishing" the layers to achieve the distortion that occurs naturally in zebras. FIGURE 8 39 25 Roll out black and white sheets of clay on the thickest setting of the pasta machine.

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