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Oyster Shell Bracelet

Designed by Melony Bradley

When you see the “helping hand” symbol on a project, it means you may need adult supervision to do the project. Always cover your work surface with a mat or some type of protective covering like wax paper or plastic. Always use care when using tools or a heat source. Be careful and safe!

Main supplies:

  • Fimo® Effect Modeling Material- Glitter White, Metallic Silver, Soft Black
  • Pepperell® Crafts Stretch Magic Beading Cord
  • Silver spacer beads (10-15)
  • 7mm silver jump ring
  • Elmer’s Krazy Glue

Basic Supplies:

  • Modeling clay tools
  • Acrylic Roller
  • Small nail
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Scissors   


  1. Condition clay according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Pinch off a pea sized piece and roll into a ball to form pearl. Use a small nail to make a hole in the center for threading.
  2. Condition a small amount of black and silver. Combine with white to form a realistic looking oyster shell. Roll the edges and press one of the pearls into the center. Poke a hole with a nail at the top of the shell. Bake the pearls and the shell in the oven following manufacturer’s instructions for temperature and time.
  3. Cut a 12” piece of stretch cord. Tie a knot at one end and secure with Krazy Glue. Alternate pearls and silver spacer beads. The number of pearls will depend on the size of the bracelet. Determine by measuring your wrist and using two pearls per inch. When the bracelet has been beaded, tie another knot at the end and secure with Krazy Glue. Tuck the knots inside one pearl if desired.
  4. Attach a jump ring to the hole in the shell with chain nose pliers.
  5. Attach the shell and jump ring to the bracelet in between one of the spacer beads to finish.

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