One of the most widely popular uses for polymer clay is making jewelry. Polymer clay jewelry artist are known for creating unique one-of-a-kind wearable art. Some of the most popular types of jewelry that are created are earrings, necklaces, pendants, pins and bracelets.
Jewelry making can range from the simple to the complex and some polymer clay jewelry makers are so talented that their artwork looks as if it was made by a machine. While some jewelry makers create a wide variety of different types of jewelry, there are others that hone their skills and focus on a specialty. A very common specialty among polymer clay jewelers is making beads for necklaces and bracelets. Some beads are so extravagant that a single bead can sell for a pretty nice price.
The key to remember is that no matter how talented an artist is or how beautiful their creations are, their skills in most cases were not developed overnight. To become an accomplished polymer clay jewelry maker it takes time and practice. However, everybody has to start somewhere and taking the initiative to learn jewelry making is a rewarding experience.
The best advice for learning how to create polymer clay jewelry, or any polymer clay project, is to start small with small projects until you get a feel for the clay. Once you get comfortable with the clay then you should start challenging yourself with more difficult projects. There are a number of great polymer clay books available that can teach you from the simple to complex projects. The trick is to get your hands dirty and have fun in the process.
With a little practice and time the passion for making jewelry could potentially become a profitable business. Jewelry can be sold anywhere from craft stores to craft shows to online businesses like eBay or your very own website. Now go out, have fun and create some amazing looking wearable art!
Polymer Clay Art on eBay
Don’t forget to check out eBay if you are looking to purchase or sell beads and polymer clay jewelry. eBay provides and opportunity for purchasing jewelry at a great price. As an artist, eBay also gives you the opportunity to make an income from your passion.
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