For cutting thin strips of polymer clay, 11cm long, pictured with a 5p
The twin points of this compass can be used to cut a thin strip of clay.
Use the wheel to set the points at the desired width, sligthly stretch a sheet of clay and press firmly down onto a glass, or tile surface and you are ready to cut a neat strip of clay.
Perfect for edging pendants etc.
Two images of earrings made using one of these compasses.
Yellow and green swirl earrings: Cut strips of each colour of your choice, wrap one colour roound a circle cutter to get started, add 2nd colour (some angle cutting required at this stage), continue to wrap each around until finished size is achieved.
Blue and black earrings. This time, formed into a square: Firstly cut out a small square for the centre, add strips of next colour top and bottom then either side, continue, when fihished cut in half diagonally.