Making beautiful folded beads on Polymer Clay the Helen Breil way

folded bead pendant

Are you ready to learn a new technique for jewelry making how about making beautiful folded beads? Helen Breil is a polymer clay artist, design innovator, and teacher is known for her elegant styles and designs. You probably even recognize some of her styles and designs from the full line of Helen Breil designs stamps and silkscreens that are sold in my shop.

In this 2 part tutorial series, you will learn how to construct, embellish and create a folded beads laying the groundwork for making wonderful works of jewelry art.

Part 1 focuses on the actual construction of a folded bead. Helen is using her preferred Kato clay and shape cutters to form these beads.

Part 2 focuses on how to create interesting designs using texture stamps and embellishing with paste products like Inka Gold paste, and Art C metallic paste.

So sit back relax and enjoy this tutorial and of course your welcome to check out what new texture stamps and texture tools you might need to create your very own folded beads.


If you enjoyed these videos you can find more Helen Breil tutorials here.


Happy Creating!




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