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Valentine Jewelry: Love Bead Pins

Love Bead Pins

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Charm someone special on Valentine's Day with a piece of homemade jewelry.

Materials

  • Fimo or Sculpey clay (available at art supply stores)
  • Aspic or tiny cookie cutters
  • Toothpick
  • Thin cording or string
  • Safety pin

Instructions

  1. To make symmetrical hearts, use the side of a pen to roll flat a lump of clay to about 1/8-inch thick.
  2. Cut out pieces with a heart-shaped aspic cutter. For free-form hearts, use your fingers to form or coil individual bits of clay. You can even swirl together multiple colors.
  3. Use the toothpick to make a hole in a corner of each bead and then bake hearts according to package directions.