Updated: Jun 27
Have you noticed more people wearing this type of jewellery? It has become quite popular today. I think the reason is that it's possible to create so many different designs, the options are literally endless.
Polymer clay jewelry is a type of jewelry made from a really versatile and moldable material called polymer clay.
It's a synthetic modeling material that is composed of PVC resin, plasticizers, and other additives. It's a very popular material for jewelry making due to its flexibility, durability, and vibrant colour options.
Polymer clay jewelry can be shaped, molded, and textured to create unique pieces of wearable art. I have added some photos from my website as examples of this type of jewellery
One of the advantages of polymer clay jewelry is its affordability. Compared to other types of jewelry, polymer clay jewelry can be made inexpensively, which makes it a great option for both novice and seasoned jewelry makers.
So even if you are a beginner, all you need is a little patience learning the process, and once you have that under your belt, you are ready to go with making any design that takes your fancy.
Polymer clay is widely available in craft stores and online, making it easy to find the colours and types of clay you need. So you can find all the necessary materials and tools very easily.
Another advantage of polymer clay jewelry is its versatility. Polymer clay can be molded into a wide range of shapes and sizes, from small beads to large pendants. It can also be combined with other materials such as beads, wire, or metal to create unique and interesting pieces.
Polymer clay can be baked and sanded to achieve a smooth finish, or it can be textured and embellished with various techniques such as stamping, carving, or painting.
Polymer clay jewelry is also highly durable. Once baked, polymer clay becomes hard and resistant to wear and tear. It can withstand daily wear and last for years if taken care of properly. It is also resistant to water and can be easily cleaned with a damp cloth.
Creating polymer clay jewelry is a fun and rewarding activity that allows for endless creativity. To get started with polymer clay jewelry making, all you need is polymer clay, some basic tools such as a roller, cutter, and a few shaping tools, and an oven to bake the clay.
There are many resources available online that offer tutorials, patterns, and inspiration for polymer clay jewelry making.
This type of jewellery is a great gift option for friends and family. You can create personalized pieces that are unique and meaningful, and that can be worn and cherished for years to come. You can make pieces for all sorts of tastes, from the more natural tones to the very colourful and bold pieces.
Polymer Clay is really fun to use and is a really creative art to try out. If you are particularly creative, you can have real fun making some very beautiful items of jewellery to sell.
Why not have a scroll through our jewellery shop and have a look at our gorgeous and colourful polymer clay items of jewellery