Pearls and Swirls Earrings Tutorial

Pearls and Swirls Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Rita HutchinsonDesigner TipsCreate two BRONZclay™ charms according to the manufacturer's instructions. Like most metal clays, BRONZclay must be fired in a kiln. BRONZclay shrinks approximately 20% from package to finished product. When you create your pieces, keep this in mind.Use a decorative rubber stamp or texture plate to create a design in the BRONZclay.Use the bead reamer to enlarge the holes in the pearls. Submerge the pearl in a shallow bowl of water while reaming, and work f …
Jan 21st 2022 Rita Hutchinson
Herbaceous Polymer Ring Tutorial

Herbaceous Polymer Ring Tutorial

Created by: Jaci Boston Designer Tips Wash your hands thoroughly before handling the clay, since polymer clay tends to pick up any dirt and dander that may be hiding.Use a pasta machine to condition and flatten the clay.Pinch off a small piece of clay and form a flat teardrop petal shape. Pinch it together. Make another teardrop and wrap around the first piece. Continue to make larger petals and attach to the outside.Bake the piece according to the manufacturer's instructions.If you do …
Oct 31st 2021 Jaci Boston
Jewelry Design Gallery

Jewelry Design Gallery

Welcome to our new Jewelry Design Gallery! To browse jewelry ideas by category or theme, use the turquoise #tags below (#etched jewelry projects, #enamel projects, etc.) for all projects of a particular category. For a Jewelry Design Gallery / Resources search box, click here or press the turquoise "FREE JEWELRY PROJECTS" link near the bottom of any project's page. You might also like our blog (blog.rings-things.com), filled with step-by-step illustrated projects, and a spot for Q …
Oct 28th 2021 Polly Nobbs-LaRue
Interchangeable Constellation Bangle Bracelet Tutorial

Interchangeable Constellation Bangle Bracelet Tutorial

Create sparkling constellation jewelry in an hour, using minimal supplies and Swarovski Ceralun Ceramic Epoxy Clay, Crystal Clay, or your favorite epoxy clay. This quick-change bracelet form allows you to change the focal piece as often as you like. For this project, we have selected two centerpieces.Created by: Sondra BarringtonDesigner TipsBegin by choosing constellations from a preferred book or website, to use as reference.For step-by-step instructions, see our blog article: Constellati …
Oct 27th 2021 Sondra Barrington
Starry Night - Constellation Jewelry

Starry Night - Constellation Jewelry

Created by: Summer MelaasSo many options for Constellation necklaces!Pick your favorite blank (something thick, like 16-gauge).Find a constellation that you like. For a good star map, search the web, visit a library, dig out old astronomy books from the basement or attic...Choose a color of chaton (crystal rhinestone) for the stars: classic clear, iridescent aurora borealis, a birthstone or a favorite color (links below).It's easiest if you use just the smallest size, but you can also mix sizes …
Oct 27th 2021 Summer Melaas