Introduction

Materials needed to make a clay clover necklace for St. Patrick's Day

Materials for Clay Clover Necklace

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.

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Ellen Foord

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

rolling pin flattening clay

Flatten Clay

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

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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

create a clay circle with cookie cutter

Clay Circle

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

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Cut the Clay

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

Step 3

clover button imprint

Create Clover Shape

Press the clover button into the circle of clay.

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Ellen Foord

Create Clover Shape

Press the clover button into the circle of clay. 

Step 4

Clover clay imprint

Reveal Clover Imprint

Peel the button away from the clay.

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Reveal Imprint

Peel the button away from the clay.

Step 5

clay clover pendant

Poke a Hole

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

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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

clay clover pendant

Dry Clay

Allow the clay to dry for 24 hours.

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Let Dry

Allow the clay to dry for 24 hours. 

Step 7

gren and gold craft supplies

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 and green craft paint

Gold Paint

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

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Paint Gold

Paint everything outside of the clover imprint gold.

Step 9

green and gold clover pendant

Paint Green

Paint the clover imprint green.

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Ellen Foord

Paint Green

Paint the clover imprint green. 

Step 10

gold and green clover pendant

Let Dry

Allow the paint to dry fully.

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Ellen Foord

Let Dry

Allow the paint to dry fully. 

Step 11

attaching O ring with pliers

Attach the 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.

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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

gold necklace chain

Thread Chain

Thread the chain through the O ring.

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Ellen Foord

Thread Chain

Thread the chain through the O ring. 

gold and green clay clover necklace

Clay Clover Necklace

Wear the finished product! This clover necklace is the perfect simple, yet festive accessory to wear on St. Patrick's Day.

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Ellen Foord