LC Microstencils can be used for a wide range of creative techniques. In this polymer clay tutorial, we will create earrings with a gold inlay effect.
About the author
Petra lives near Pilsen, Czech Republic. Ever since childhood, she has loved learning new craft techniques. By age fifteen, she began studying art at various art schools in Pilsen before receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Design at the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art, University of West Bohemia. She has been working for LUCY CLAY since 2014.
Materials and tools:
- Polymer clay (Green and translucent or white)
- LC Shape Plate 08
- LC Microstencil of your choice
- Acrylic block
- Golden alcohol ink or acrylic paint
- Small paintbrush
- Fine steel wool
- Resin or UV resin
- Jump rings and earring hooks
Condition polymer clay. I mixed green and translucent polymer clay. Then make a sheet about 2 – 3 mm thick.
Cut the shape using the LC Shape Plate 08.
Slightly press LC Microstencil into a cut shape. Use an acrylic block.
Carefully remove LC Microstencil. Bake in the oven according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Paint both pieces with golden acrylic paint or alcohol ink. Let it dry.
Rub with fine steel wool, so the paint stays only in embossed areas.
You can also use resin or UV resin to make your earrings shiny.
Drill holes for hanging.
Assemble earrings using jump rings and earring hooks. And your earrings are ready to wear.
Download PDF tutorial for free: green-gold-earrings-PDF-tutorial