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Condition 1/4 oz of clay you wish to use.  

Create a Skinner Blend from chosen colors..

Roll the blend up into a rope and reduce it to the desired width.

Taper off the ends of the rope by rolling and pinching it gently between your index and thumb.

Coil the rope up as shown.

Pierce with a wire or needle tool to create a bead.

Cure according to manufacturers directions.