Spring Tulips Necklace

Materials

  • Polyform Premo! Sculpey Oven-Bake Clay: Blush, Sunshine, Turquoise, Ultramarine Blue Hue, Spanish Olive
  • Glass beads: green, yellow, orange, sky blue
  • Gold head pins, 12
  • Gold chain with clasp

Tools

  • Polyform Sculpey: Clay Conditioning Machine, Super Slicer
  • Round-nose pliers, wire cutters
  • Parchment-lined baking sheet and oven

Basic Supplies

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Directions

STEP 1

  • On clean work surface, remove clay from packages and run each color through clay conditioning machine on #1 setting several times. Mix two parts Sunshine with one part Blush for light orange clay.

STEP 2

  • Use slicer to cut 7/8” length pieces from Blush, Sunshine, Turquoise, Ultramarine Blue Hue, and light orange clays. Hold edges of lengths and gently bend upward, creating curve. Repeat process, creating 12 tulip shapes.

STEP 3

  • Run double-layer sheet of Spanish Olive clay through clay conditioning machine. Trim sheet and cut approximately twelve 1/4” lengths (for leaves).

STEP 4

  • Use head pin to poke hole through center of each tulip and each leaf.

STEP 5

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions to bake pieces on parchment-lined baking sheet in oven. Let cool.

STEP 6

  • Assemble head pins as follows: two green beads, clay leaf, one green bead, clay tulip, variety of beads as desired. Repeat process, creating 12 beaded head pins.

STEP 7

  • Position gold chain on work surface. Attach head pins randomly to gold chain by forming loop on end using round-nose pliers. Trim head pins using wire cutters if needed.

Tip

  • 1. This project is a great way to use your scrap clays. Vary your tulip colors based on the clay you have available.
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Spring Tulips Necklace
Spring Tulips Necklace