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Charming Clay Owl Necklace

Polymer clay charms don't much cuter than this adorable little owl! Learn how to use polymer clay to make your own jewelry with this clay project for kids. Little girls will love this adorable Charming Clay Owl Necklace, and you'll love how easy it is to make. This polymer clay tutorial is incredibly kid-friendly, since the only tool you need besides your hands is a toothpick. In no time at all, you'll have a cute new animal pal to hang around your neck. Don't forget to add the precious flower charms!

Charming Clay Owl Necklace

Materials:

  • 1 block of Sculpey® Bake Shop: Black - 2 oz
  • 1 block of Sculpey® Bake Shop: Hot Pink - 2 oz
  • 1 block of Sculpey® Bake Shop: Purple - 2 oz
  • 1 block of Sculpey® Bake Shop: Yellow - 2 oz
  • 1 block of Sculpey® Bake Shop: White - 2 oz
  • Toothpick
  • Ribbon

Instructions:

Notes: Do not use unbaked clay on unprotected furniture or finished surfaces. Start with clean hands and work surface area. Good work surfaces include wax paper, metal baking sheet, or disposable foil. Knead clay until soft and smooth. For best results, clean your hands in between colors. Shape clay, pressing pieces together firmly. Bake on oven-proof glass or metal surface at 275 °F (130 °C) for 15 minutes per 1/4” (6 mm) thickness. For best baking results, use an oven thermometer. DO NOT USE MICROWAVE OVEN. DO NOT EXCEED THE ABOVE TEMPERATURE OR RECOMMENDED BAKING TIME. Wash hands after use. Baking should be completed by an adult. Begin by preheating oven to 275 °F (130 °C). Test temperature with oven thermometer for perfectly cured clay. For best results, condition all clay by kneading in your hands until it is smooth and soft.

1. Cut ¾ inch block of Yellow and form owl body shape.

Charming Clay Owl Necklace

2. Cut small pieces of Pink and shape into wings. Press onto body.

Charming Clay Owl Necklace

3. Pinch off 2 small pieces of White and roll into balls. Flatten and press onto face for eyes. Pinch off 2 tiny pieces of black and roll into tiny balls. Press on eyes to form eyeballs.

Charming Clay Owl Necklace

4. Pinch off a tiny piece of Pink and shape into a triangle for the beak. Place on face between the eyes.

Charming Clay Owl Necklace

5. Use toothpick to add details and make a hole side-to-side for stringing.

Charming Clay Owl Necklace

6. Cut ½ inch block of Purple and roll into snake. Cut 10 pieces from the snake and roll into 10 balls. Arrange into 2 flower shapes (5 petals each). Cut 2 small pieces of Pink and roll into balls press onto the flowers to form the flower centers.

7. Use the toothpick to add details to the petals and make a side-to-side hole in each flower for stringing.

8. Make a smaller flower following the same steps and place on the owl’s head.

9. Bake as directed above. Allow to cool and string on a ribbon.

 

 
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This is so sweet, and great for anyone who loves owls. It is a bit more involved than some of the other crafts on this site, but the result is adorable. It would make a great keychain for those who dont wear necklaces too! Thank you for sharing with us!

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