Polymer Clay Pendants {Inspired}

Polymer Clay Pendants

A recent beach vacation left me inspired to break out the polymer clay again, after a

long hiatus!  It happened when I walked upon a vendor on the pier, with beautiful

handmade polymer clay pendants, unlike any I had seen.  I asked her what

she used to color her pieces so vibrantly… acrylic paint!  Who knew?

I had actually never done that.  It is so obvious.  I have used mica

powders, pigment inks, copic markers, chalk… pretty much everything but

good ol’ acrylic paint.  The artist recommended

using toothpicks to apply the paint, so I came home and

gave it a shot…

All I did for these was condition white clay into a sheet, stamp on it, cut out

into various shapes with craft knife, then bake.  I painted them

after they cured.  For some of the lettering I ended up using

PITT artist pens.

Polymer Clay Pendants

These were fun and simple to make.  Etching in raw clay makes the artist in me all smiles.

Try it.  You will love it!

Polymer Clay Pendant Tutorial


  1. I love your pendants! Pinned it! Thanks for sharing.

  2. those are awesome!!!

  3. These are so cool! Love that one with the three flowers. Thanks for sharing! :)

  4. Love, I mean love it! Wish I had some clay to play with right now, but please tell what did you seal it with? Super excited!

  5. I really love necklaces like this.. So pretty and I am sure I will be fun to make one.. :)

  6. I have to say that this is my favorite project of yours. I love, love, love the little bird!


  7. I love these pendants to. Are some polymer clay’s better then others? I bought sculpey brand and it just crumbles and is really hard to work with.

  8. Great idea, and I love the sayings! These would be fun to do with mini cookie cutters.

  9. They are so pretty. How did you get the shiny glaze look? What did you use to make them look fired?

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