Clay beads

Materials needed: clay, color, and lacquer.
Tools needed: broom-stick, kiln, brushes and art knife.

Steps

  • Make preliminary sketches.
  • Prepare the clay using dry or wet method
  • Knead the clay to remove trapped bubbles.
  • Roll the clay.
  • Cut the clay into required shapes and sizes
  • Mold into the expected shapes and sizes
  • Pierce or create holes in them.
  • Allow it to dry
  • Fire the beads
  • Decorate the beads
  • String the beads