Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

rectangle clay chevron earrings

You will love working with this smooth and soft polymer clay. Bend, slice and shape the clay into beautiful jewellery pieces; then place on parchment paper. Bake in the oven for a maximum of 30 minutes at 230°F (110°C).
Step 1

Slice a piece of black, white, Pacific Blue, Cherry Red and Tangerine clay from each block.

Step 2

Knead and condition until moldable.

Step 3

Add a little black clay to your conditioned Pacific Blue clay to make navy.

Step 4

Roll out each colour, smooth and even as possible, to about 1/8" [0.3 cm] thick.

Step 5

Use the super slicer to cut rectangles:
- White (4) ¼" x ¾" [0.6 cm x 1.9 cm]
- Tangerine (4) ¼" x 1" [0.6 cm x 2.5 cm]
- Cherry Red (4) ¼" x 1¼" [0.6 cm x 3.2 cm]
- Navy (2) ¼" x 1½" [0.6 cm x 3.8 cm]

Step 6

Use a smoothing tool to smooth out the sides.

Step 7

Use the piercing tool to create a hole in the centre towards the top of the rectangle.

Step 8

Bake for 30 minutes at 230°F (110°C). Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Step 9

Thread an eye pin through the holes in the clay rectangles in the following chevron pattern: white, Tangerine, Cherry Red, navy, Cherry Red, Tangerine and white.

Step 10

Make a loop at the end of the eye pin.
TIP: To form a simple wire loop, first bend the wire to a 90° angle just past the last added clay rectangle. Trim wire to 3/8" - ½" [0.3 cm - 1.3 cm] from the bend. Grasp the end of the eye pin wire between the jaws of a pair of round nose pliers. Rotate the pliers toward you, keeping a firm grip on the wire until a small loop is formed.

Step 11

Trim two more eye pins and add a loop to the end of each so it is the same length as the one with clay rectangles.

Step 12

Carefully open one end and slide it through the loop on one side of the clay rectangles then close the loop. Repeat on the other side.

Step 13

Use a jump ring connect the loops on the loose ends of the eye pins to create a triangle with the rectangle clays pieces dangling across the bottom. Before you close the jump ring, add a fishhook ear wire.
TIP: To open and close a jump ring, simply grasp the jump ring on both sides with chain nose pliers and twist the ring open, from side-to-side. Never pull the jump ring which can cause distortion.

Step 14

Repeat Steps 9-13 for a second earring.

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