Spotlight On: Polymer Clay Jewelry

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As crafters we usually like to find items to use that have more than one use. Versatility is always inspirational in adding imagination and creating. Well, you won’t find too many products that are as versatile as polymer clay.

Polymer clay or PC as some call it, can be used independently, with metal, plastic or even paper. One of the many creative uses is in making jewelry.

Many styles of jewelry can be created with just a little clay and your imagination. From elegant like this wire wrap set.

Wire Work and Polymer Clay by Alkhymeia

This very modern looking bracelet of segmented pieces.

Segmented Bracelet by maxxev

Or this very steampunk looking little fish.

Fishies! by azreno

All of them made from polymer clay using various techniques to achieve the finished pieces. If you have not tried polymer clay, it is fairly inexpensive and few tools are needed to start. Most tools could be substituted for everyday items till you see if you like the medium.

Here is a bargello bead making tutorial from beadizzygrl to get you started off on the right or PC foot. (See what I did there?) :)

Bargello Bead Making Tutorial

Thanks for checking out this weeks spotlight. Let me know if you have any ideas for another Craftster Spotlight.

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