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Multicolored ethnic necklace made of polymer clay

Time of realization 4h

Level of achievement: intermediate

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Multicolored ethnic necklace made of polymer clay

Step by step :

In this tutorial you will learn how to create colored polymer canes from several pasta and target canes gradients. You can use any dough, be it Fimo , Pardo , Cernit or Kato polyclay . Have fun inventing new colors by mixing colors. The colors used in this tutorial are all very bright but you can very well realize canes in pastel colors with the same technical principle.
Step 1
Take two colors of dough, soften them apart in your hands then make cylinders that you position side by side.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore préparation du dégradé

2nd step
Flatten your rolls with a roll and then roll them together in the dough machine lengthwise. Fold the resulting plate in half, insert back into the dough machine this plate starting with the thickest notch, be careful to always put the dough in the same direction. Repeat this step about fifteen times by shifting the dough colors when you fold your plate in half so that the color mixing is done.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore le dégradé

Collier ethnique cane multicolore le dégradé fini

Step 3
Your gradient plate is now complete and expanded. Cut it into three parts from green to blue and then stack them.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore le dégradé dans l'autre sens

Step 4
Roll the roll lengthwise and put it all in the machine to the finest screen by putting the blue for example first. Wrap the long ribbon of dough starting with the green you get at this stage your target cane.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore la cane cible

Step 5
Make as many targets as you want at least four.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore les canes cible

Step 6
Cut strings of target canes without paying too much attention to meaning, put them together and make a ball in your hand by compressing the different ends.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore bouts de canes

Step 7
Extend your ball into a slightly pointed cylinder on the ends by the roll under your hand on a flat support.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore canes multicolores

Step 8
Each cylinder corresponds to a unique color mix and allows for a harmonious necklace. Choose a colorful cane then cut it into slices in its length.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore tranches de canes multicolores

Step 9
Prepare a plate of black dough by passing it in the dough machine to a middle notch, here the number seven screen of the machine Imperia. Put your slices of duck on the black dough, cut the edge of each slice and iron them in the machine in the length by setting it this time on the widest notch.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore tranches de canes sur semelle

Step 10
Use your template plate by placing it on a slice of dough. Pass your fingers underneath, tap to mark your dough. Remove the template then cut out your long beads following the marks on the dough. Use the template of the central pearl and the 2 others that are on the sides. Only the smallest ones are not used for this necklace, there are in all seven.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore utilisation du gabarit

Step 11
Make a new sole plate by recycling pieces of colored pasta and what is left of the black paste. Set the machine to the widest notch. Put your long beads cut on this plate by a light roll to chase the air that could be trapped between 2 layers but not too strong not to deform and enlarge.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore perles sur semelle

Step 12
Cut the outline of your beads again by cutting the right angles to round off your pieces. Cook in a 120-degree oven for 30 minutes.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore perles arrondies

Step 13
Sand your pearls in warm, soapy water with 800 grain abrasives for the contours and the back, then a 1000-grit abrasive for the whole. Use micro-mesh to polish your pieces always in water starting with the 2400 grain and in the order 4000, 6000, 8000.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore le ponçage

Step 14
Drill your pieces in their slice about 8 mm from the top of the bead with a hand mandrel. The forest should not be big, the hole should be used for the passage of a fine wire.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore le perçage avec mandrin

Step 15
Make a plate of black dough by passing it in the machine 7. Take the 2 smaller cookie cutters of the Kemper set to collect 14 rounds of each size. Place them on a tile plate that will serve as a cooking support.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore les disques

Step 16
With your forefinger flatten all rounds by pressing and then on the contours. Your circles will slightly enlarge, smooth their surface to remove your prints. Do not peel them off the tiles so as not to deform them and cook them for 30 minutes at 120 degrees.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore les disques aplatis

Step 17
Cut 2 identical lengths of 6 mm buna cord between about 15 and 18 cm for a length following your choker. Pass your pearls in in wire by putting the biggest black pellets in the center of the necklace and 2 by 2 between two long beads. Thread the buna cord and go on each side a silver tube.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore le montage

Step 18
Thread on each side on the wire a tulip tip, a bead to crush and a double ring. Iron the wire into the crimp bead and then with a pliers crush the bead, add a bead cap there by tightening it with pliers, tuck the wired wire back into the hole in the ferrule. Add your carabiner clasp to one of the 2 double rings.

Collier ethnique cane multicolore le montage du fermoir

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