How to Make a Marbled Clay Jewelry Dish

Make a gorgeous marbled jewelry dish for yourself and some friends! The color combinations are endless and fun to make. Idea from abeautifulmess.com

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How to Make a Marbled Clay Jewelry Dish
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Use white, grey, and black with two color clays of your choice

Use white, grey, and black with two color clays of your choice

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Knead clays for best results before rolling them into 5" pieces. I had two white large rolls, grey medium roll, my colors are smaller, and a extra thin roll of black.

Knead clays for best results before rolling them into 5" pieces. I had two white large rolls, grey medium roll, my colors are smaller, and a extra thin roll of black.

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Make one large roll with your individual 5" rolls and twist. Twist the large roll out to 10" and fold in half.

Make one large roll with your individual 5" rolls and twist. Twist the large roll out to 10" and fold in half.

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Repeat process 2 to 3 times making sure to always have a roll and never scrunch your 10" roll into a ball. Colors will start blending to make its "marbled" look.

Repeat process 2 to 3 times making sure to always have a roll and never scrunch your 10" roll into a ball. Colors will start blending to make its "marbled" look.

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NOW scrunch into a ball once you've twisted the roll enough times.

NOW scrunch into a ball once you've twisted the roll enough times.

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Find an area of your ball you like best, making sure plenty of colors are at the surface.  I used a Starbucks coffee drink to roll out the clay because it's clear as you can see the pattern.

Find an area of your ball you like best, making sure plenty of colors are at the surface. I used a Starbucks coffee drink to roll out the clay because it's clear as you can see the pattern.

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Use a rolling pin to finish making a flat 6" circle. Find something around the house (coffee can, small bowl) to cut out a circle. -I used a coffee can and simply pressed the can through to make this-

Use a rolling pin to finish making a flat 6" circle. Find something around the house (coffee can, small bowl) to cut out a circle. -I used a coffee can and simply pressed the can through to make this-

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Place the clay in a oven safe dish that will give the clay it's dish like appearance. Bake according to directions -My clay was 1/16th of an inch thick and baked at 275 for 7 minutes-

Place the clay in a oven safe dish that will give the clay it's dish like appearance. Bake according to directions -My clay was 1/16th of an inch thick and baked at 275 for 7 minutes-

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Let dish cool. Use a butter knife or flip your oven safe dish upside down to get your clay dish out. Sand edges down. -I used a nail file tool-

Let dish cool. Use a butter knife or flip your oven safe dish upside down to get your clay dish out. Sand edges down. -I used a nail file tool-

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I decided to paint the bottom of my bowl gold. I really didn't care for the design on the bottom. If you enjoy your dish all around, skip this step! It's up to you :)

I decided to paint the bottom of my bowl gold. I really didn't care for the design on the bottom. If you enjoy your dish all around, skip this step! It's up to you :)

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Finally, paint the edges of the dish with gold gilding paint.

Finally, paint the edges of the dish with gold gilding paint.

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