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

two layer rainbow clay bead necklace

This bead necklace is a mix of re-made and handmade clay beads. This is an easy and fun way to make trendy, personalised necklaces.
Step 1

Slice some clay from each block. Knead and condition until mouldable.

Step 2

Roll some pieces into snake-like shapes. Twist to marble.

Step 3

Shape into disks and stick-like beads. Use a small stylus tool to create a hole in each bead. Make sure the hole in the bead is large enough to thread hemp cord through later.

Step 4

Roll a pinch of each clay into small, skinny snake-like shapes. Lay them side-by-side, parallel, and cut a circle shape. Use a small stylus tool to create a hole at the top.

Step 5

Harden the beads in the oven at 110º C [230º F] for 30 minutes. Let cool.

Step 6

Measure and cut the desired length for each layer of your necklace. The longer necklace should have an additional 2" [5.1 cm]. Add a few inches so you can add your findings.

Step 7

Align the ends, add a generous amount of glue the push the ends into a spring coil. Let dry.

Step 8

Plan the beads for each layer of your necklace, then thread them onto your cord. Add the stripe circle pendant to the middle of the bottom layer with a jump ring.

Step 9

Repeat Step 7 on the other end.

Step 10

Add a jump ring and a lobster clasp to one end and just a jump ring to the other end.

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