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Cocktail ring DIY tutorial: fake gradient enamel in square ring base

Posted on Mar 22, 2014 by in Tutorials and DIY |

This project was inspired by few lovely ring bases from local craft shop. On the idea of manufacturer these ring bases are designed for pasting rhinestones into every cell. But I decided to use them for simple “fake enamel” technique with amazing lilac gradient.

So, lets begin.

For this ring you will need:
1. polymer clay of two colors you love (I took purple and white pearl effect “Sculpey Premo!”)
2. special adjustable ring base
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Mix white and purple polymer clay in different proportions to make three different shades of lilac. Together with purple and white you will have five shades.
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Put small piece of white polymer clay in the middle of ring base, fill the cell completely and sleek the surface.
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Put next shade (the very light lilac) in four nearby cells.
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Fill all next nearby cells with the next shade of polymer clay…
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… and continue with the next…
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… to the very last, most saturated purple.
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Sleek the whole surface with baby wipe and bake the ring following the polymer clay instructions.

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