Jewelry Making

Want to make your own jewelry but aren’t sure how? Do you have an idea for unique metal jewelry but need help putting it together? We’ve got you covered! With these mixed media tutorials, learn the best techniques to craft your own accessories. The mixed media artists featured here have great step- by- step guides for making bracelets, earrings, protective talismans, wire jewelry patterns and more. You can also learn about the best jewelry making tools and supplies, including supplies made by our authors!

Want to make your own jewelry but aren’t sure how? Do you have an idea for unique metal jewelry but need help putting it together? We’ve got you covered! With these mixed media tutorials, learn the best techniques to craft your own accessories. The mixed media artists featured here have great step- by- step guides for making bracelets, earrings, protective talismans, wire jewelry patterns and more. You can also learn about the best jewelry making tools and supplies, including supplies made by our authors!

All Textured Up: Rubber Stamps & Polymer Clay

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In this video tutorial, Ilysa Ginsburg shows you how to use rubber stamps to create texture on polymer clay.

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Creating Polymer Clay Image Transfers in a Bezel

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Ilysa Ginsburg demonstrates how to use a polymer clay image transfer on a bezel to finish a necklace in this tutorial video.

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Organic Wire-Wrapped Bracelet

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In this demonstration from Making Metal Jewelry, Jen Cushman shows you how to create a wire-wrapped bracelet that has an organic look and feel.

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Polymer Clay Ornaments: Candy Canes

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In this guest post, Ilysa Ginsburg shows you how to make polymer clay ornaments in the shape of candy canes that won’t discolor over time! And they’d make great earrings!

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Make a Polymer Clay Rhinestone Bracelet

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In this step-by-step tutorial, Kira Slye demonstrates how to embellish a pre-made rhinestone bracelet by adding polymer clay and complementary colored rhinestones.

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How to Make a Beautiful Transfer Vintage Pendant

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Kira Slye, co-author of Polymer Clay Art Jewelry, gives you a step-by-step tutorial for creating a beautiful image transfered, vintage-looking pendant to add to your jewelry collection.

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Ding Dong the Witch is Dead Polymer Clay Video Tutorial

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In this video tutorial, Ilysa Ginsburg demonstrates how to make a funky Halloween necklace using polymer clay.

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Making Earrings from Making Metal Jewelry

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Are you looking for an easy and fun technique for making earrings? Try these beautiful Chased Earrings from Jen Cushman’s book Making Metal Jewelry.

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Protective Talisman for Travelers: A tutorial

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Author of “Amulets & Talismans,” Robert Dancik is a believer in a mystical power to protect. Here he shares instructions for how to make a beautiful talisman meant to keep the traveler’s anxiety at bay. Bonus: You’ll use unique and fascinating techniques in completing this project, techniques like machine cutting and drilling, metal
stamping and cutting, and the application of chemical patina.

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Today’s Free Download, Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry

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Today’s FREE PDF DOWNLOAD is from Barbara Lewis’s Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry, A Workshop in Painting With Fire! CreateMixedMedia.com and the North Light Shop are celebrating National Craft Month with a March full of discounts, giveaways and fun projects to inspire your artwork …

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