Mixed Media Jewelry Tutorials (3/8/2016)
You just never know what people will put into their mixed media jewelry. Besides beads (of course), there are found objects, polymer clay, resin, cloth, paper, leather, ribbons, etc. You probably have some items or materials lying around the house you could use to make your own unique jewerly.
So I have been flat-out LOVING the layering trends, in case you haven’t noticed. I’ve been making layered and multi-strand bracelets for a while now, and now that I’m seeing more and more necklaces stacked and layered… oh I am ALL. OVER. IT. Today’s mixed media project has a boho feel to it, and it’s got jewels and floral-embossed metal blanks on a few strands of light chain
In this free mixed-media jewelry eBook, you’ll find 8 FREE jewelry-making projects with complete tool and material lists and illustrated step-by-step instructions for incorporating inexpensive elements for leather jewelry, fabric jewelry, ribbon jewelry, paper jewelry, and more with designs that are affordable, whimsical and easy to make.
Got Coffee? Necklace: Friends, I am super-duper excited to share today’s project with you. I got to play with two new “toys” to make it, a doming block and a brand new font, and I’m loving how it turned out. I hope you love it as much as I do. Also, I’m going to start this tutorial with the assumption that you know the very basics of metal stamping techniques.
These four free mixed media jewelry projects are easy enough for beginners, and will help you discover a love for playing with different jewelry making techniques! And if you already love off-loom bead-weaving and bead embroidery, you’ll find creative ideas for ways to include mixed media jewelry-making supplies in your favorite beading projects. This kind of beading is something that anyone can do, no matter what kind of crafts you like to make.
Taking bits and pieces of broken jewelry and combining them is such a fun and simple way to create new unique jewelry pieces. You will find all kinds of items mixed and matched in this necklace: pearl bead chain, chandelier beads, a vintage button, even a butter knife. Simply attach the bits and pieces until you achieve the desired length for your necklace
In the realm of mixed-media jewelry products, resin is a clear winner. Jewelry-grade resin dries hard and clear and can be used to duplicate or encapsulate found objects. With resin and expert instruction, you can learn how to make resin jewelry, how to make found object jewelry, and how to make Steampunk jewelry that will be the envy of your friends.