Colorful Clay Focal Pendant |

Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from posted directly to your News Feed.

Free Offer
Jewelry for You! How to Make Handmade Beaded Bracelets and Necklaces from Consumer Crafts and Crafts Unleashed

If you're looking for free beading patterns, we've got 22 trendy beading ideas from Consumer Crafts and Crafts Unleashed to get you started.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy


Colorful Clay Focal Pendant


This Colorful Clay Focal Pendant from Jenny Barnett Rohrs for Consumer Crafts is a great addition to your jewelry collection.  Made with polymer clay and a pendant you have at home, this custom pendant design can transform a blah outfit into a fabulous one!  Mix and match colors to create unique designs for you and all your friends!

 Colorful Clay Focal Pendant


  • Jill MacKay Swirl Pendant with Rhinestones
  • 7mm Nickel Plated Jump Ring
  • 2 Blocks of Sculpey Polymer Clay - One in White or Pearl and the Other in Orange (or any other color of your choice)
  • Studio 71 Polymer Clay Press
  • Polymer Clay Blade or Sharp Knife Dedicated to Polymer Clay
  • Pin or Small Awl



  1. Slice ½ inch chunks from your blocks of clay. Condition the clay individually by kneading with your hands or running through the clay press 10-15 times.
  2. Using the clay press, roll your clays individually into sheets about 4 inches by 5 inches. Cut each at an angle as shown in the picture below.

    Colorful Clay Focal Pendant
  3. Gently “smoosh” together the pieces, then fold the clay from the bottom edge to kiss the top edge. The most important thing to remember is that light stays on light, and dark stays on dark.

    Colorful Clay Focal Pendant
  4. Using the clay press, again, run it through the rollers. Always feed it into the clay press at the fold. Then, folding bottom to top, repeat another 5 times.

    Colorful Clay Focal Pendant
  5. Keep folding bottom to top and running it through the machine until the colors blend and you get a smooth gradient. Make sure your finished clay sheet is at least 1/8” thick.

    Colorful Clay Focal Pendant
  6. Remove the jump ring from the pendant and discard. Lay your pendant on top of the clay sheet, and trim all the way around using a craft knife or tissue blade.

    Colorful Clay Focal Pendant
  7. Using a pin, poke a hole through the place where the jump ring attaches and go through the clay. Place your pendant on a tile or scrap piece of white cardstock and bake according to manufacturer’s directions. (HINT: Tent the piece with foil to avoid scorching.) Remove from oven and let cool completely. Add a 7mm jump ring and your piece is ready to wear on your favorite chain!
Your Recently Viewed Projects
Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS


© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo