Marblex Self-Hardening Clay - 5 lb. Grey
Five pounds of non-toxic, grey Marblex clay will have your imagination running wild at the task of deciding what to create. Whether it's constructing a pyramid for school or molding a bowl for Mom to display, the options seem endless. Clay is self-hardening removing the hassle of using a kiln and can be painted after being air-dried. Keep clay moist by wrapping it in a damp cloth or sealing it in an airtight bag when not in use. ~ Tasha
Our premium quality gray self-hardening clay is formulated for handbuilding and sculpting techniques. Modeled objects are permanent without firing. Moist, ready-to-use. Pieces dry hard and durable, but not waterproof. Can be painted.
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