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Polymer Clay Jewelry Design for Beginners

A course by Rachael, Made by Maeberry
Polymer Clay Jewelry Designer. Farmington, United States.
Joined April 2021
, Polymer Clay Jewelry Designer

Learn how to create your first collection of polymer clay earrings using a series of decorative techniques

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  • 97% positive reviews (586)
  • 20253 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to create your first collection of polymer clay earrings using a series of decorative techniques

  • 97% positive reviews (586)
  • 20253 students
  • 16 lessons (1h 54m)
  • 16 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Creative ideas are more powerful when shared, but what about transforming them into statement jewelry and wearing them? Rachael is the owner and maker behind the bold and playful polymer clay jewelry brand Made by Maeberry. At her atelier, each pair of earrings are made to turn heads and get noticed for their originality.

Make your own statement earrings collection using polymer clay with Rachael’s guidance. Learn to create vibrant color palettes, create unique shapes and textures to make jewelry that expresses your colorful style. Discover the entire process of making your own polymer jewelry from start to finish and start wearing your creative ideas with sass!

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Polymer Clay Materials & Blending Colors
  • U3
    U3. Clay Preparations & Techniques
  • U4
    U4. Baking and Assembling
  • U5
    U5. After Care and Packaging
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Meet Rachael and learn about her creative journey towards becoming a full-time jewelry maker. Discover what motivates her work and see the artists that inspire her ideas and color palettes.

Explore the tools and materials you need to start creating your polymer earrings and understand how to use them. See where Rachael finds inspiration for her designs and go over some basic color theory. Learn how to blend and mix your colors and see how to condition your clay.

Learn about the safety measures when working with polymer clay and see how to prepare your workstation. Dive into decorative techniques such as terrazzo, stripes, and marble effects. Then, see how to create textured surface effects using simple tools.

Time to get your creativity cooking! Learn how to correctly cure your shapes using a home oven or desktop convection oven, and see how to avoid bubbles in your artwork. Move on to sanding your pieces, creating the holes to add your jump rings, and see some techniques to add the backings of your earrings.

Learn how to clean your finished earrings and take care of them over time. Finish the course with some of Rachael’s tips on how to find ideas for your earring cards and package them safely.

What is this course's project?

Create a collection of polymer clay earrings using decorative techniques.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone who enjoys creating with their hands, as well as fashion lovers who would like to create their own jewelry.

Requirements and materials

"No previous knowledge is required to take the course, as Rachael goes through each step of the process.

As for materials, you will need polymer clay, an acrylic roller, a pasta machine, a precision knife, a tissue knife, a tile (or glass or acrylic surface), an oven, an oven thermometer, parchment paper, a hand drill, sandpaper, a nail file, toothpicks (optional), liquid clay or UV resin, jump rings, earring backs, printer or cardstock paper, acetone, q tips, and latex gloves (optional).


20253 Students
586 Reviews
97% Positive ratings

Rachael, Made by Maeberry

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Polymer Clay Jewelry Designer

Whether it was sewing, painting, sketching, or visiting museums with her father, Rachael has been a lover of arts and crafts since she can remember. Although her professional background is in social work, Rachael made sure she always had time to explore her creativity. When she began working with polymer clay it was instantly clear, she had found her medium for expression.

What started as a passionate side project gradually developed into her full-time dream job. As the successful owner and maker at Made by Maeberry for over ten years, Rachael is renowned for her high-quality pieces and fun color palettes.


  • U1


    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Polymer Clay Materials & Blending Colors

    • Materials and Tools
    • Color Palette and Color Theory
    • How to Blend Colors
  • U3

    Clay Preparations & Techniques

    • Safety and Clay Conditioning
    • Clay Pattern Techniques 1
    • Clay Pattern Techniques 2
    • Textured Surface Effects
    • Cutting the Clay and Making Shapes
  • U4

    Baking and Assembling

    • Proper Baking Techniques and Curing Process
    • Sanding Techniques
    • Drilling and Hardware
    • Attaching the Posts
  • U5

    After Care and Packaging

    • After Care and Preservation
    • Packaging
  • FP

    Final project

    • Polymer Clay Jewelry Design for Beginners

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Polymer Clay Jewelry Design for Beginners. Craft, and Fashion course by Rachael, Made by Maeberry Best seller

Polymer Clay Jewelry Design for Beginners

A course by Rachael, Made by Maeberry
Polymer Clay Jewelry Designer. Farmington, United States.
Joined April 2021
  • 97% positive reviews (586)
  • 20253 students