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Liquid Sculpey® Ombré Earrings

Designed by Amy Koranek
Liquid Sculpey® teams up with some purple alcohol ink to create these great ombré-style earrings. You can use any other classic color of ink to create your own earrings.

60 Minutes to make, bake, and assemble
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Grouped product items
Product ImageProduct Name Qty
Liquid Sculpey® White 1 oz
Sculpey Tools™ Clay Tool Starter Set
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  • Paper towel
  • Let’s Resin Earrings Mold
  • Purple Passion alcohol ink
  • Silicone cup

Project Instructions

    Getting Started with Liquid Sculpey®:
Please make sure your work area is covered and you are not working on an unprotected surface. We recommend working on the Sculpey® Oven Safe Work Mat, wax paper, metal baking sheet, or disposable foil. Uncured Liquid Polymer Clay may damage unprotected furniture or finished surfaces. Be sure to cover your crafting area appropriately. - Stir Liquid Sculpey® completely. Thin with Sculpey® Liquid Clay Softener as needed - Wash hands after use (we have found that baby wipes work best)

  • -It is important to use oven thermometer when you bake the liquids so that you can ensure your oven is at the correct temperature.
  • -Do not microwave the liquids. They must be baked in a Preheated oven at 275 ºF (130 ºC) for liquid colors and 300 ºF (149 ºC) for Clear – Do not exceed baking temperatures.
  • -If your piece is less than 1/4” bake for 15 minutes. For thicker pieces that are 1/4” or above bake for 30 minutes.
  • -If your liquid project has become yellowed or discolored in the oven, when you remake it, tent it by placing either – folding an index card in half and placing your project under it or by using aluminum foil over your project.

Here’s a tip for baking perfectly in silicone molds. Dampen a dish towel with water and wring out as much of the water as you can. Fold the damp towel so that the molds can sit level on top of it. The damp towel will slow down the curing process so that the LS will cure evenly throughout and avoid warping.
Place a small amount of White Liquid Sculpey® (LS) in the bottom of a small silicone baking cup.
Add a drop of purple alcohol ink to the White LS.
photo shows mixing ink into LS
Stir the ink into the LS completely.
photo shows new mixed color
Add dots of White LS to the arch shapes in the silicone earring mold.
photo shows white dots in arch mold
Add dots of the purple LS to the mold next.
photo shows purple dots added to mold
Next make a darker purple by adding another drop of alcohol ink to the already mixed purple color. Stir the ink into the liquid completely.
Add drops of the darker purple LS to the mold next.
photo shows adding darker purple dots
To level the mold, add more drops of White on top of the White areas and add more dark purple to the dark purple areas.
photo shows level mold by adding more of each color
Bake following the baking instructions for Liquid Sculpey®.
Allow the mold to cool completely before gently flexing it to release the shapes.
Add gold ear wires and jump rings using flat nose pliers.
photo shows closeup of finished earrings