When you want your jewelry to stand out from the crowd, it's important to use unique beads and components. Many bead stores don't carry artisan beads, and ordering online can be expensive. Instead, you can make your own one-of-a-kind beads and components with polymer clay. In this comprehensive tutorial, I take you through every step and show you how to make textured beads and components without using expensive texture sheets and molds.
Make your Rustic Beads in any color to match the theme of your jewelry. This is a very forgiving technique that gives great results no matter what your experience level. Even if you've never worked with polymer clay before, now's your chance to get started. If you can mix clay in your hands, you can have success with this tutorial. No pasta machine or special tools are required. This is such an easy and enjoyable technique that I've been told it's almost addictive. Once you start, you can't stop making them!
The Rustic Beads Tutorial is 41 pages long and contains 82 photographs. This is a beginner level tutorial that requires no previous polymer clay experience. I don’t, however, cover the basics of working with polymer clay, so if you’re new to this material you might want to add my Polymer Clay Essentials eBook to your order.
No special materials are required for this tutorial. You likely have everything you need at home already, or you can find it at your local discount store. Plus you’ll need polymer clay, of course. It’s a great way to use up scrap clay.
Designed to compliment the Organic Beads Tutorial, the shapes of this tutorial can be colored using the methods explained in the Organic Beads Tutorial, and vice versa.
What to Expect
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Text and images in this tutorial are Copyright © 2013-2017 by Ginger Davis Allman, of The Blue Bottle Tree, all rights reserved. That means you can’t share this tutorial, teach or give it to friends, post the file or contents online, or sell it, etc. However, your creations are always yours to sell, share, and enjoy as you desire. I always appreciate credit and a shout-out whenever possible. Thank you!