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© Christina B


Supplies
Eye pins or head pins
Pliers
Translucent polymer clay
Beading needle
Thread
Size 11 beads in orange and clear
Seed beads in clear and green
Jewelry glue
French earring wires
Sculpey Gloss Glaze

Instructions
Take a piece of polymer clay and form it into a radish.

Insert the eye pin through the middle, with the eye at the bottom, reshaping the radish as necessary.


Figure 1A


Figure 1B


Cut a fairly long length of thread and thread it through the beading needle, tying the loose end of the thread around the wire sticking out of your clay.

Push the know down into the clay to bury it.

Figure 2


Thread some of the size 11 orange beads onto the thread.

As you thread beads wrap them around the clay, pressing in really well.

Figure 3A


Figure 3B


Keep wrapping until you're about ¾" (1.91 cm) from the bottom.

Switch to threading the size 11 clear beads continue wrapping and pressing.

At the point take a clear seed bead and string it on, to sort of act as the point.

Take the needle and push it up through the clay from the point, coming out next to the wire at the top.

Tie that thread to the piece left over from when you tied your thread to the wire.

Figure 4A


Figure 4B


Bake at 275° F (135° C) for 20 to 25 minutes.

Allow to cool completely.

Apply the Sculpey Gloss Glaze and let dry.

To make the leaves, use this tutorial.

Leave a loop of wire on one end of the leaves and slide it down over the wire sticking out the top of the radish.

Glue the leaves down.

Make a loop with the remaining wire at the top of the radish and attach a french earring wire.

Figure 5


Final Product

Luna Lovegood's Radish Earrings (v6)


Credit
Christina B's tutorial was taken with permission from the HP_costuming LiveJournal Community.

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