Beads

Working with paper mache gives us the ability to create countless works of crafts, including jewelry, with a few ingredients you can get a versatile material with a little imagination you can make several models of beads.






There are several recipes for paper mache, but the following is most recommended for jewelry, as salt keeps the shape, making the recipe at least 30 minutes prior to your work, so that is already cold and is malleable.

Paper mache beads:

In a cup of cold water, add ¼ cup flour and mix well until no lumps, then integrates this mixture into a cup of boiling water and stir well, remove from heat and add 1 ½ teaspoons of sugar and salt and Cool to room temperature.

Choose the role you want to use for your earrings, the best is the newspaper or the bags for food, cut into small pieces and put them in a pot with boiling water, let sit until the paper fibers are broken rather , then the paper and squeeze out excess water, knead until a dough.

Take some paper and make a ball, then dip it in flour mixture and let dry. When completely dry you can paint them and use them in your projects.

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