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Making Polymer Clay Beads

Published by Thunder Bay Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Learn how to make your own polymer clay beads and turn them into colorful accessories and decorations.

Making Polymer Clay Beads offers beginning and veteran artists a comprehensive resource for crafting unique beads of all colors and shapes at home. From selecting the right equipment and working with raw clay to making dozens of different shapes and adding colorful effects, this all-in-one guide will aid you at every stage of your artistic journey. Step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs enable the reader to craft a wide variety of beads to be used in making handmade jewelry and decorations. 

Carol Blackburn is a designer who works with polymer clay, beads, and tassels. She is an active member of the British and American Polymer Clay Guilds and studied textiles at Manchester College of Art. She lives in London.