Time Required :
Over an hour
Beginner
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liquid sculpey® boho necklace

Liquid Sculpey® Boho Necklace
Step 1

Please make sure your work area is covered and you are not working on an unprotected surface. Uncured liquid polymer clay may damage unprotected furniture or finished surfaces. Be sure to cover your crafting area appropriately.


Stir Liquid Sculpey® clay completely. Thin with Sculpey® Liquid Clay Softener as needed. Wash hands after use with soap and water or baby wipes.

Step 2

Remove the caps completely from each liquid clay bottle. Stir thoroughly with clay tool. Replace as much of the displaced liquid clay into the bottle as possible. Replace caps tightly.

TIP: Wipe tools clean with paper towel for later use.

Step 3

Squirt a small amount of Navy metallic liquid clay into the mandala shapes that you want to mold. Spread it into the mold cavities with either the squeegee or with your fingertip.

TIP: When filling a thin mold like the mandala, fill every cavity whether needed or not. Store the unused baked pieces for later projects.  

Step 4
Squeegee away excess liquid clay. Scrape the excess clay from the edge of the squeegee back into the open bottle for later use.
Step 5

Fold one paper towel very neatly into a thick pack about 2"x3" (5.1cm x 7.6cm). Dampen one edge of the pad with rubbing alcohol. Firmly squeegee this pad across the liquid clay filled cavities to remove residual from the raised surfaces. This will help clean the little windows in the mandalas.

TIP: This may remove the little bit of the clay. Just do this one time and re-check the mold to make sure all the little areas are still filled.

Step 6

Bake the mold following these baking instructions:

  • It is important to use oven thermometer when you bake the liquids so that you can ensure your oven is at the correct temperature.
  • Do not microwave the liquids. They must be baked in a preheated oven at 275 ºF (130 ºC) for liquid colors and 300 ºF (149 ºC) for clear. Do not exceed baking temperatures.
  • If your piece is less than ¼" [.6cm] bake for 15 minutes. For thicker pieces that are ¼" [.6cm] or above bake for 30 minutes. 
Step 7
When the mold is completely cool, remove the pieces by gently flexing the mold. Then repeat Step 2-5 to create a set of mandalas in Peacock Pearl liquid clay as well.
Step 8
Connect one small jump ring to another. Attach one of the rings to the small mandala and the other to the large mandala. The two mandalas should now be connected to one another.
Step 9
Cut a 20" (50.8cm) length of chain using the cutter.
Step 10
Use flat nose pliers to attach a 6mm jump ring to attach a lobster clasp to one end of the chain, and attach another 6mm jump ring to the other end of the chain. Clasp the necklace.
Step 11

Cut the chain in half opposite the clasp and attach each end of the chain to the large mandala at the top with 6mm jump rings using the flat nose pliers. Cut two 1" [2.5cm] lengths of chain and one 1½" [3.8cm] length of chain with wire cutters. Add these to the small mandala at the bottom with 4mm jump rings.


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    Item # 10443091 
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    • Color: Gold
    • Size: 4 mm
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    • Color: Gold
    • Size: 6 mm
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    • Size: 12 mm
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  • 845166534
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    Item # 10635342 
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    • Color: Peacock Pearl
    • Size: 1 oz
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    • Size: 1 oz
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  • Paper Towel
  • Rubbing Alcohol
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