Great Idea to make beads. Make log shape of same dimensions each time and cut with egg slicer to get same size for beads!
texturing with a bottle cap
turquoise turtle polymer clay charm - cute kawaii polymer phone charm pendant - jimmy the turtle
Polymer clay tips - DIY pendant ^ ^ I want to make these for all my nieces with their names on them!
Turtle Tutorial. OOOOOOO...IF I DIDN'T THINK THEY WERE CUTE BEFORE... OOOOOOO!!!!
Learn how to make your own colourful polymer clay beads with this step-by-step tutorial.
lace imprint polymer clay brooch - might be interesting to try
Very lovely turtle. It is created by http://www.facebook.com/pages/Krazy-Kool-Cake-Designs-by-Laura-E-Varela-Wong/174592105933664.
How to Make Casablanca Clay Beads- also includes a tutorial about how to create the lentil beads shown as well. Just gave it a shot and it's going to take some practice, but seems a worthwhile endeavor.