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Homemade Gold Coins

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We enjoyed making our own decorative stamped clay lids and decided to make our own gold coins in the same way. The coins are chunky and heavy so make great pirate treasure.



Homemade gold coins, DIY gold coins, DIY treasure, how to make pirate treasure


Time: 20 minutes plus drying time
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
Small lids (e.g. milk bottle lids or miniature jam jar lids)
Air drying clay
Number or picture to stamp in (we used a cardboard number but a fridge magnet number or other rubber stamp would work well)
Gold paint



Homemade gold coins, DIY gold coins, DIY treasure, how to make pirate treasure
We used milk bottle lids for our coins


Method
Press air drying clay into the lid until it is flush with the top of the lid.
Press a number or other rubber stamp picture into the top of the clay.



Homemade gold coins, DIY gold coins, DIY treasure, how to make pirate treasure


Allow to dry for around 24 hours.
Paint your coins gold.



Homemade gold coins, DIY gold coins, DIY treasure, how to make pirate treasure




Homemade gold coins, DIY gold coins, DIY treasure, how to make pirate treasure


Your pirate treasure is now ready!

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#Pirate
#Coins
#Money
#Cheap
#Clay
#Gold
#Treasure

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