Clay Jewelry Making, Step by Step.


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I. Green

Each bead begins as fresh clay that is shaped by hand.  Green is clay at its rawest form: unfired, unglazed, and damp to the touch.


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III. Bone

Bone-dry clay is absent of moisture and takes at least 12 hours to reach this stage, depending on the warmth and humidity of the environment.  The clay is now at its most fragile state and is carefully sanded to further shape and smooth.


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V. Glaze

Glazing bisqued pieces adds a layer of color and sheen, depending on the type of glaze used.  There are several pieces in Little Clay Studio's collection that are unglazed, which adds a matte and textural quality to the jewelry.


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VI. Bind

A color study is applied to evoke a striking combination.  Each necklace is hand-wrapped to achieving smooth and even binding.

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II. Leather

Clay at this stage has dried considerably, and has the feel of cool leather.  Because there is still moisture in leather-hard clay, its surface is easily buffed with water.  


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IV. Bisque

The first kiln fire produces bisqueware, which is sturdy and absorbent, and has reduced in size. Another sanding is applied to each piece before it is glazed.


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V. Vitrify

A second kiln fire vitrifies the clay, making it water impermeable when it reaches its cone temperature.  Vitrified clay is further strengthened and reduced in size.  It is during this fire when the applied glaze develops.  The beauty of glaze firing is there is an element of surprise each time the kiln is unloaded.  Read more about clay jewelry care and durability.


Statement jewelry made in Austin Texas by Little Clay Studio. Black and White statement earrings made with vegan-friendly practices. Artistic modern, minimal jewelry, simplistic and unique in design. Handmade and ethically-made by a woman-owned business. Support women artists. Painterly porcelain jewelry. Ultra-lightweight and gorgeous accents for everyday and formal wear. Date night, parties, day and night accessories for your best look. Boho-chic, bohemian, modern, kinfolk, local Austin pottery and jewelry maker. Gold plated and gold filled posts for sensitive skin. Oversized and lightweight with earring back clutches for stability and to hold your style. Black and white marbled earrings with one-of-a-kind designs, perfect for your everyday look and gifts for mom. Handcrafted porcelain statement pieces, charms, beads, and pendants to complete your streetwear fashion, boho, and chic and modern style. Handcrafted beads in porcelain and various clays in a variety of colors and styles for unique artistic jewelry and design. Cotton corded ethnic necklaces in burgundy, pink, black and white, and peach. Tassels in pink and hot pink. Black porcelain jewelry. Perfect for dresses, jeans, and to dress up and dress down. Tubes, half moons, u shaped, round, square beads. Gorgeous porcelain pieces fired in our kiln.

VII. Wear

Find a piece that speaks to your artistic side.