Pendant with Kato Polyclay™
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: : : Materials : : :
- Focal, Hill Tribes fine silver, 44mm hammered round with 3 loops
- Kato Polyclay, turquoise
- Kato Polyclay, white
- Kato Polyclay, violet
- Kato Polyclay clear medium liquid
- Kato Polyclay blade sample set
- Clear plastic roller, approx. 6in
- Sheets, silver leaf
- Polyclay Roller
Deeply etched rubber stamp
Clay dedicated baking sheet
1 1/2 inch circle cookie cutter
Spray bottle with water
There are many different techniques in polymer clay that are called ''Mokume gane'' because they all involve thin layers of clay which are manipulated to reveal beautiful patterns. One interesting technique uses a rubber stamp.
In my quest to find ways to attach polymer clay to findings, something that usually requires adhesives--which don't last, I experimented with a Hill Tribes silver beading disc. The disc has loops in the center of it, which are intended to be used for attaching beaded fringe. The loops give the polymer something to ''latch'' onto, offering a permanent attachment--making these discs a wonderful way to display polymer clay.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
- ''Polymer Clay - Basics and Techniques'' how-to video
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