Learn how to craft beautiful polymer clay beads to make stunning jewellery and accessories with these Polymer Clay Bead Ideas.
In these Polymer Clay Bead Tutorials and Ideas, you will discover beautiful bead designs, from classic to contemporary all the way to lavishly decorative beads. Whether you fancy a really special polymer clay project or spend a fun afternoon with kids there’s something for everyone’s taste.
To make basic beads you will need some polymer clay, ceramic tile or plastic cutting board to work on, a rolling pin, a craft knife, a piercing tool like a needle or toothpick, a baking tray and a baking paper and an oven. Scroll below for a broad range of tutorials. Find out how to apply different techniques to create beautiful unique designs in different shapes, textures and sizes from simple bead designs to more advanced bead-making techniques.
Use your handcrafted beads to create gorgeous jewellery and accessories not just for yourself but as handmade gifts for your family and friends. Have fun crafting!
1. DIY Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial
In this DIY Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial by Liaison with Alison, you will be shown how to shape very simple beads in a rainbow of colors and you will find out simple techniques to make beads with an ombre effect.
2. Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial
Learn how to make these unique colorful polymer clay beads by mastering the cane method with the help of this professional Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial.
3. Contemporary Polymer Clay Bead Making Tutorial
In this 43-minute-long Contemporary Polymer Clay Bead Making Tutorial, you will learn many techniques on how to craft a range of contemporary beads out of polymer clay including refining bead shapes, pressing in patterns, piercing holes, adding textures and foil and varnishing.
4. Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial
Make a selection of different beads with the guidance in this Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial by Treasurie. You will be taught how to make beads with different textures and shapes – round, square, oblong and diamond-shaped.
5. Rainbow Tangle Beads Tutorial
If you or your kids find making polymer clay beads tricky this foolproof Rainbow Tangle Beads Tutorial by Kids Craft Room is for you. Your kids will absolutely love making their own handmade jewellery.
6. Drop-Shaped Beads Tutorial
Follow through to this amazing Drop Shaped Beads Tutorial to find out how to make these stunning drop-shaped beads in 9 different colors.
7. Hollow Beads Tutorial
Have fun discovering the techniques to make these beautifully textured craft beads. Head to this Hollow Beads Tutorial by Lucy Clay Blog to find out how.
8. Translucent Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial
This Translucent Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial will show you different cane techniques to model these gorgeous translucent beads in teal, turquoise and beige colors.
9. DIY Pillow Beads Tutorial
Are you mesmerized by these pretty polymer clay beads? This DIY Pillow Beads Tutorial will take you through several techniques to achieve this beautiful floral design.
10. Polymer Clay Beads With Texture Pattern Tutorial
If you love textures you will enjoy this Polymer Clay Beads With Texture Pattern Tutorial. This guide will show you how to make oval-shaped beads and use texture sheets to create different patterns.
11. Translucent Glass-Like Flower Bead Tutorial
Learn the secret to the world’s most beautiful floral bead design. Head to this fabulous Translucent Glass-Like Flower Bead Tutorial and find the simple trick.
12. Snow Drop Beads Tutorial
In this Snow Drop Beads Tutorial, you will be shown a really fun addictive watercolor technique to craft these stunning beads. Fancy having a go?
13. Best Polymer Clay Bead Tutorial
Enjoy this wonderful Best Polymer Clay Bead Tutorial by Indiana artist Teresa Pandora Salgado where she teaches you how to make the easiest and best polymer clay round millefiore cane beads.
14. Simple Rolled Beads Tutorial
This fantastic Simple Rolled Beads Tutorial has some amazing tips and techniques on how to craft these stunning beads in a variety of colors and finishes.
15. Polymer Clay Heishi Beads Tutorial
Are you fascinated by this simple bead design? Follow through to this Polymer Clay Heishi Beads Tutorial to find out how to transform your downgraded polymer clay beads into beautiful and unique Heishi beads.
16. Simple Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial
Fancy a simple bead project? This Simple Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial by Woojr will show you two simple round bead designs using gold, teal and black polymer clay.
17. DIY Hollow Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial
Are you captivated by the simplicity and beauty of these white hollow beads? Find out the simple cutting technique process of how to make them in this DIY Hollow Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial.
18. “Spugna Marina” Focal Bead Tutorial
In this easy “Spugna Marina” Focal Bead Tutorial you will learn the simple technique to craft this contemporary bead design from polymer clay.
19. Polymer Clay Lace Beads Tutorial
If you fancy crafting something truly special, have a go at making these gorgeous lace beads. This one-hour-long Polymer Clay Lace Beads Tutorial shows you the technique using lace and bubble canes, alcohol inks, silver polymer clay and silver leaf.
20. Polymer Clay Faux Agate Beads Tutorial
Find out just how incredibly easy it is to create these pretty beads with the help of this fun Polymer Clay Faux Agate Beads Tutorial. Grab some colorful polymer clay and get making.
21. Polymer Clay Pandora Beads Tutorial
Get excited to learn how to craft these lovely Pandora-style beads out of polymer clay to make some gorgeous jewellery pieces. Follow through to this professional Polymer Clay Pandora Beads Tutorial now.
22. Faux Lampwork Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial
These vibrant and sparkling beads use nail art transfer and diamond painting drills for embellishments. If you’d love to see the step-by-step process follow through with this Faux Lampwork Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial.
23. Faux Lampwork Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial
In this amazing Faux Lampwork Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial, you will be taught different techniques to make beautiful realistic-looking Faux Lampwork beads. This unique process uses white polymer clay, glitter, green and yellow alcohol inks as well as gold metal leaf and resin.
24. Triangular Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial
Learn this simple process of creating these sweet flat triangular beads with white polymer clay and a simple DIY cane. Head to this Triangular Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial for the whole process.
25. Polymer Clay Carved Beads Tutorial
This Polymer Clay Carved Beads Tutorial will teach you how to make carved beads out of polymer clay with the help of a linoleum cutter and chalk pastels for coloring.
26. Scrap Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial
Here’s a fun tutorial to make with kids. This 4-minute Scrap Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial will prove to you that you can create something beautiful and unique with all your polymer clay scraps.
27. Collage Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial
This Collage Beads Polymer Clay Tutorial will show you a simple elegant technique using different colors of polymer clay and gold leaf to make these stunning beads.
28. Rolling Perfect Swirly Lentil Beads Tutorial
Master your bead-rolling technique with this wonderful Rolling Perfect Swirly Lentil Beads Tutorial. With enough practice and these tips and tricks, you will be getting perfectly rolled lentil beads in no time.
29. Rounded Natasha Beads Tutorial
Have a fun afternoon learning how to make a tube and Pandora-style mirror beads with metal bead cores with this Rounded Natasha Beads Tutorial.
30. Polymer Clay Bracelet Beginner Tutorial
This fabulous Polymer Clay Bracelet Beginner Tutorial will show you several techniques to craft handmade one-of-kind beads in turquoise, white, gold and black colors and make a beautiful bracelet.
31. Polymer Clay Beads Earrings Tutorial
Get creative and make these gorgeous elegant bead earrings with the help of this Polymer Clay Beads Earrings Tutorial by Raising Nobles. These would make a stunning present for a loved one.
32. Polymer Clay White and Blue Necklace Tutorial
Don’t miss this fabulous Polymer Clay White and Blue Necklace Tutorial by Fimo DIY. This necklace is simply breathtaking and you absolutely have to have a go at making your own.
33. Polymer Clay Blue Beads Ideas
If you’re still after more inspiration here are several unique Polymer Clay Blue Beads Ideas by Fimo DIY that you can explore.