Diamond Pattern Pendant

Diamond Pattern Polymer Clay Pendant

I have been experimenting recently with different, unexpected ways to texture polymer clay. For this project, my Diamond Pattern Polymer Clay Pendant, I’m using a large bolt from the local home improvement store. 

Project Materials

Instructions

Roll all 3 colors of clay to a little more than 1/8” thick.

Roll bolt across each color of rolled clay to make striped indentations. Turn the bolt and roll again to create a diamond pattern.

Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 1
Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 1

Use largest diamond shape cutter to cut out diamond from brown clay.

Use largest diamond shape cutter to cut out two diamonds from latte clay.

Place latte diamond overlapping brown diamond, about 1/4” from the top. Set second latte diamond aside.

Use medium shaped cutter to cut through center of latte diamond, cutting through brown diamond also.

Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 2
Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 2

Use smallest diamond cutter to cut two diamonds from jungle green clay.

Place gold headpin on center of back of one, then place second diamond over the top and press gently to join two pieces together.

Use Krylon 14k gold leafing pen over the sides of all pieces. Make a small hole in top of brown diamond for a jump ring.

Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 3
Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 3

Bake all pieces according to manufacturer instructions .

Flip brown & latte diamonds over.

Use medium diamond clay cutter to cut center from second latte diamond.

Place second latte diamond over back of first, trim off portion that extends over the brown diamond. Remove.

Cut off ends of pin that extend beyond clay.

Place head pin with green diamonds centered over opening in latte diamond. Add a small amout of Bake & Bond. Place the second latte diamond over the first and press gently to adhere to first piece.

Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 4
Diamond Pattern Pendant HOW 4

Bake again according to manufacturer instructions.

Add gold jump ring, chain and closure.

Use fingertip to apply a light amount of Metallic Lustre to enhance the diamond pattern.

Diamond Pattern Pendant watermarked
Diamond Pattern Pendant

Designed by Cindi McGee

www.CindiMcGeeBehndTheseEyes.blogspot.com

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