I love earrings. They’re my favourite kind of jewellery to wear, they’re easy to make — even if you’re making something else you can almost always get a pair of earrings out of the leftovers — and being small and relatively inexpensive they’re easy to buy too.
When using glue-on findings to make stud-type polymer clay earrings, I’d suggest you don’t just glue the studs on. Add a thin backing of polymer clay too, which looks tidier and more professional and holds the studs more strongly as well.
A while ago I designed my own earring display cards because I couldn’t find any with the features I wanted. A couple of students at my recent Polymer Clay Surface Design Techniques class were interested in how to make them, and since I’d had a vague idea of sharing the technique anyway I thought it was finally time to take the plunge (or a tiptoe!) into the world of social media and provide the information as a blog post.