Time Required :
About an hour
Beginner
Beginner
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polymer clay black earrings

Learn how to craft beautiful polymer clay earrings the easy way! This new, revolutionary product has the designs already in the clay! Simply cut, bake and assemble!

Step 1

Ensure your work area is clean, dry and free of dust. Roll out the clay slab to the desired thickness using a roller. Alternate between rolling horizontally and vertically to preserve the design. Use the thickness guides to roll the clay out to a 3mm thickness.

Step 2

Lightly dust the clay with cornstarch to prevent it from sticking. Place the cutter on the slab and press down to cut out shapes.

Step 3

Preheat the oven to 250°F [120°C] and allow the oven to come to temperature. Place the clay piece carefully on the oven-safe baking sheet lined with parchment paper; then put it into the oven for 15-20 minutes.

Step 4

Use a clay awl to poke a hole in the top edge of the shape.

Step 5

Once baked, remove the clay slab piece from the oven and allow it to cool completely before handling.

Step 6

Slide a bead through the eye pin, then bend the eye pin to a 90° angle and cut it, leaving a ¼" [0.6 cm] tail. Make a simple loop using round pliers. Repeat this process to create one more bead connector.

Step 7

Attach bead connectors by opening and closing the loops using flat pliers.

Step 8

Attach the bead connector to the earring wire using a 9mm jump ring. Open and close the jump ring using flat pliers to secure the bead connector in place.

Step 9

Attach the clay shape to the bead connector using a 9mm jump ring. Open and close the jump ring using flat pliers to secure the clay shape in place.

Step 10

Repeat all steps to make the second earring.

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