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: Polymer Clay vs Fimo Clay


Butterfly88
12-05-2015, 07:47 AM
Is one better than the other? What's the difference?

Jalapeno
12-05-2015, 11:10 AM
FIMO is a brand name for a polymer clay. :angel:

According to this article on wikipedia FIMO is an acronym for Fifi's modeling compound. FIfi's MOdeling

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymer_clay

Butterfly88
12-05-2015, 12:39 PM
Oh wow, I feel silly now. I've tried fimo but it felt different than polymer clay to me.

Jalapeno
12-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Don't ever feel silly about asking a question.

I think Fimo probably has a different formula than the other brand you tried.

Butterfly88
12-07-2015, 10:08 AM
Most likely. I usually use Sculpey clay.