Introduction

Materials for Clay Clover Necklace

Materials for Clay Clover Necklace

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Gather Supplies

The materials and tools required for this project are: white air dry clay, a rolling pin, a small circle cookie cutter, a clover button, a paintbrush, gold and green craft paint, an O ring and a necklace chain.

Step 1

Flatten Clay

Flatten Clay

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Roll It Out

Take a small chunk of the air dry clay and roll it out using the rolling pin. 

Step 2

Clay Circle

Clay Circle

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Cut the Clay

Press the small circle into the clay. Remove the cut circle of clay.

Step 3

Create Clover Shape

Create Clover Shape

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Create Clover Shape

Press the clover button into the circle of clay. 

Step 4

Reveal Clover Imprint

Reveal Clover Imprint

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Reveal Imprint

Peel the button away from the clay.

Step 5

Poke a Hole

Poke a Hole

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Create a Hole

Use a skewer to poke a small hole at the top of the circle of clay.

Step 6

Dry Clay

Dry Clay

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Let Dry

Allow the clay to dry for 24 hours. 

Step 7

Prep the Paint

Prep the Paint

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Prep the Paint

Once the clay is dry, gather the gold and green paint, the paintbrush, and the necklace chain.

Step 8

Gold Paint

Gold Paint

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Paint Gold

Paint everything outside of the clover imprint gold.

Step 9

Paint Green

Paint Green

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Paint Green

Paint the clover imprint green. 

Step 10

Let Dry

Let Dry

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Let Dry

Allow the paint to dry fully. 

Step 11

Attach the O Ring

Attach the O Ring

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Attach O Ring

Use a pair of pliers to open the O ring, then thread the ring through the hole in the clay. Use the pliers to close the ring. 

Step 12

Thread Chain

Thread Chain

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Thread Chain

Thread the chain through the O ring. 

Clay Clover Necklace

Clay Clover Necklace

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Ellen Foord