Discover how to create colorful and cute jewelry charms quickly and easily with polymer clay. This inspirational book shows you how to craft intricate charms with this versatile material, using only a handful of tools and equipment.
With 50 delightful projects to choose from, there is something for everyone. From adorable little creatures, tiny cakes and pretty flowers to cute household minatures, to cute household miniatures, beads and buttons.
Feautures clear, step-by-step instructions for all the essential techniques, including conditioning clay and mixing colours; shaping and cutting; caning; and baking and finishing techniques.
There are projects for the absolute beginner, as well as those which feature a number of techniques for the more advance jewellery maker and which the novice can turn to with practice.
JESSICA SHARPE designs and makes unique polymer clay charms and beads, which she sells at craft fairs and in her online Etsy shop, "Time for Tea Beads." Many of her pieces are inspired by things around her and she gets many of her influences from her studies as a third year fashion student in London. Jessica has been working in polymer clay for the last five years and has had several articles published about her work. She writes an online blog chronicling her makes at http://timeforteabeads.blogspot.co.uk/