In the world of handmade products, the notion of “polymer clay” is increasingly heard and jewelry made of this material has slowly gained a leading position on displays at fairs. Polymer clay is just beginning on the national market, but daily gains popularity among the people that create jewelry and decorations. The following video tells you all about basics and techniques when it comes to working with Polymer Clay:
It can be used in a wide variety of activities: in sculpture, jewelry designer, decorating various objects of glass, metal or ceramics, paintings and collages to create clay art in various forms like vases, bottles, or boxes. It is not least great for therapeutic purposes or for working with children.
Polymer clay is a material comprised of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plus a plasticizer to give flexibility and putty-like consistency. By mixing different pigments, we obtain a wide variety of colors and by adding kaolin, clay becomes opaque. Metallic and pearlescent effects are obtained by mixing small amounts of other ingredients.