DIY polymer clay and copper tube necklaces
5 Dec 2014
I've been making lots of polymer clay beads to use in necklaces this week, hopefully to give as extra little Christmas presents. I've made them before with Elizabeth, but this time I thought I'd try and incorporate some different beads too.
I used some wooden geometric beads, which I left natural, but I might try spraying or painting some next time too. I also used some some copper tube beads in a few of the necklaces. These were a little trickier to put together as they are so light in comparison to the clay beads. To keep the tube beads off centre, I just tied some little knots in the wax cord where I wanted them to sit, that way the heavier beads didn't fall to the centre of the necklace.
I quite like how they turned out, especially with the combination of the metal, wood and clay together. I think I might have to keep one or two for myself!