30 Sep Wattle Inspired Necklace
FINDER MAKER Wattle Inspired Polymer Clay Necklace!
WHAT YOU NEED
- Polymer Clay Colours – White + Yellow *
- Wood Skewer
- Clean work surface
- Baking tray
- Sheet of baking paper
- Oven for Baking
- Selection of wood beads *
- Yellow Waxed Cotton String *
* Items available from the FINDERMAKERSHOP
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Take inspiration from nature – Winter Wattle provides the perfect shape and colour.
Select your wattle inspired Yellow and White Polymer Clay colours.
MAKE YOUR BEADS
Break off small amounts of polymer clay – one colour at a time.
Roll the clay between the palms of your hands to form round beads of equal sizes.
Make a total of – 27 Yellow beads + 24 White beads.
(Optional) Experiment with making textures on the surface of the beads using the pointy and flat ends of the skewer.
Make a hole through the finished bead with a skewer.
Arrange all of the beads on a sheet of baking paper on an oven proof tray.
Allow the beads to cool.
Cut two strand of waxed cotton string – each 750mm long (75cm) (30″)
Note : the wearing length of each necklace will be adjusted after the necklace is tied.
Arrange the beads on two separate waxed cotton strings-
String – 6 white beads – 11 yellow beads – 6 white beads
String – 6 white beads – 16 yellow beads – 6 white beads
Finish each string with a ‘fisherman’s knot’.
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