Beautiful Beads with Polymer Clay

Make and take a collection of colourful clay beads.

Above: necklace by Jo Hunter

Polymer clay is a versatile modelling medium which can be used to make stunning jewellery.

On this beginner’s course you will learn how to select or make your own clay colours; how to condition the 'raw' material; how to mould and shape your designs and how to bake the clay to make a selection of plain, marbled and millefiori beads. We will also look at stringing your finished items and adding findings. Students will go home with 2 necklace and earring sets.

Materials for the course

Polymer clay, tools and equipment are provided but you may like to bring

  • Any jewellery pliers you already own
  • An overshirt/apron to protect your clothes
  • A notebook and pen
  • A camera to record the progress of your work

Course dates in 2017

  • Sunday 23 July
  • Monday 21 August
  • Friday 3 November



Fantastic day! Tuition - great! Outcomes - great! Workshop set-up - great! Achieved a tremendous amount in the day. A class of 5 or 6 is just about right. Sue S, Exeter

Excellent day! A very good + knowledgeable tutor who was enthusiastic and engaging. Lots of refreshments. Thank you for a most enjoyable day. Mel M, Exeter

Brilliant day. Learned such a lot and so inspirational. Cannot wait to go home and play! Superb. Di W, Exeter

I have never made any beads before and have had a lovely day learning a new skill. I was very pleased with my completed beads. Jo is an excellent teacher and made us all very welcome.  I would definitely like to come again. Mary H, Exeter

 F A B U L O U S! Jenny P, Exeter



Class starts at 10:00 am
Class ends at 4.00pm
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