Monday, March 13, 2023

5 tips and tricks for polymer clay jewelry making

Polymer clay is a versatile material that can be used to create unique and beautiful pieces of jewelry. Here are some tips and tricks to help you get started:


Choose the right clay: Not all polymer clays are created equal. Some brands are softer, while others are harder, so it's important to choose the right one for your project. If you're new to polymer clay, start with a softer brand like Fimo Soft or Sculpey III.

Condition your clay: Conditioning your clay is essential to make it soft and pliable, so it's easier to work with. Simply knead your clay until it's smooth and easy to shape. A pasta machine can also be used to condition your clay.

Use the right tools: Polymer clay jewelry making requires some basic tools, like a clay roller, a set of cutters, and a sharp blade. Make sure you have these tools on hand, as well as any additional ones you may need for your specific project.

Experiment with textures: Polymer clay can be easily textured using a variety of tools and techniques. Try using stamps, texture sheets, or even natural objects like leaves and flowers to create unique patterns on your clay.

Finish your piece: Once your jewelry is shaped and textured, it's time to finish it off. You can add a coat of varnish to give it a glossy finish, or use sandpaper to create a matte look. Be sure to add any finishing touches, like hooks or jump rings, before baking your piece in the oven.

With these tips and tricks, you'll be able to create stunning polymer clay jewelry in no time! Remember to practice, experiment, and most importantly, have fun!

Want more? Grab our 202 tips and tricks for polymer clay beginners at this link.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023


Our 5 piece bib color set can be used in so many versatile ways! 

For this set, Sherry Ratzman-Jones make a faux marble slab of clay and chose 3 cutters to use for a large statement pendant necklace and a set of earrings. 

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Friday, January 20, 2023

One stencil + gold leaf + polymer clay = 3 different looks and styles in one!

Join Kira in the studio in an informal chat and demo using gold leaf and polymer clay.
A future video will show a completed craft using this technique so don't forget to subscribe to polymerclaytv on Youtube so you never miss a thing! Tools shown from 

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

How to make polymer clay earrings with sari style pattern UV resin chalk paint silk screen tutorial


Please PIN this to your favorite Pinterest board to spread the love for polymer clay! for cutter sets, glitters, and tools shown.

Cutter Set here This fun tutorial shows how to create "Sari Fabric" clay earrings from start to finish! See how fun and easy it is to apply glitter to polymer clay. See how you can silkscreen stencil directly on top of glitter clay using chalk paint, which creates a matte effect similar to fabric. Cover the design with UV light hard resin for shine and protection. This includes a short UV resin tutorial for jewelry making. Place chunky glitter onto your polymer clay and bake it, the glitters we sell are resin safe, solvent safe, and heat safe and stick right to your polymer clay and can be baked. Then use beads, wire, and earring findings to finish the look.


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