In the mood for a super simple DIY
? A clay bead necklace is a quick project that makes a stylish impact, and rolling the clay is actually kind of therapeutic. This is a great craft to do with a few girlfriends!
polymer clay (in whatever colors you desire)
- baking sheet
- wax cord
: Preheat oven to temperature listed on clay package.
: Cut the clay into squares and roll into beads.
: Use a toothpick to make a hole through the center of the bead. Make sure it's large enough to string onto your wax or suede cord.
: Place beads on baking sheet and bake for as long as specified on clay instructions.
: After beads have cooled, string your necklaces!
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