It's DIY Wednesday!
Today's ring was very fun to make, you have to know that I've always loved playing with clay, I can't stop modeling things when I have this material on my hands, even with Play-doh!
I've been wanting to use the Sculpey I bought a few week ago, and while looking for inspiration on what to make with it I found some pictures of the Eddie Borgo pentagram ring that I've been lusting for a while and this was the perfect material to achieve the look!
Because I bought the sculpey on grey and gold colors I had to paint the ring with black paint spray (I recommend you use matte, I only had shiny), but you could buy black Sculpey and skip the paint.
You will need a ring to glue on (I bought one at the dollar store and remove the stone that was over), Strong glue (I used E6000), an x-acto knife, toothpick and Black Sculpey (Oven-Bake Clay) if you don't have black you can use any color you and then paint the ring with Black spray.
Start by making a pentagon form with the clay, I gave the form using a knife, turn it over and using a toothpick make some dimples, this will help the glue to adhere better to the ring.
Now make a Star about the size of the pentagon, I used a pencil to trace it first and then cut the edges with the knife.
Tip: you could print the star in the 3 sizes needed (Large, Medium and small) and then trace it over the clay, to have an uniform star)
Then make two more stars with the, clay in medium and small size.
Put the stars over the pentagon, pressing a little so they adhere well.
Now bake the pentagram on the oven, at 275 farenheit, for 30 minutes, on a cookie or glass sheet.
Another tip: I made all the modeling on an index card, that way I could easily transfer the ring to the oven (the paper won't burn).
Remove from oven and let it cold.
Add glue to the ring and then adhere the pentagram, let it dry at least for 4 hours.
The total cost of making this ring was $3.50, I just saved more than $250!
If you want to buy the Eddie Borgo Pentagram ring you could find it here.
Ring Pictures courtesy of Eddie Borgo.