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Jewelry Making for Beginners: 11 Beginner Jewelry Projects
With punches of plum, waves of olive, and a bit of pearl blue for good measure, this Shimmering Plum Swirls Necklace is a colorful clay masterpiece. Learn how to make a beaded necklace by first making your own one-of-a-kind clay beads with these step-by-step instructions. If you think you need a kiln to make amazing clay jewelry, think again. This awe-inspiring necklace was baked in a common kitchen oven! Learn how to make clay jewelry like this at home and unlock a whole new world of jewelry making possibilities.
Learning how to make clay beads lets you get creative with color combinations, as these Marbled Black on Blue Earrings show. This polymer clay tutorial will teach you how to how to get those subtle swirls of color in your own clay earring creations. No two beads will ever look alike with this simple jewelry making technique, so you're sure to get a unique pair of earrings each time. Bake and glaze these glassy earrings in an evening using your own kitchen oven. They'll be ready to wear by the next day, no problem.
The Teardrop Bead Necklace may require you to learn how to make clay beads, but it has a sophistication and glamor that can't be beat. Even designer pieces pale in comparison to this lovely DIY necklace that blends intricacy with ease of construction. It's a very easy necklace to make, and the tutorial allows for creativity in the design. So grab some clay and go back to childhood while learning how to make a necklace that you'll treasure for all adulthood.
Wear your love of nature over your heart with the Leaf Imprint Pendant. In this polymer clay tutorial, you'll discover how to make a necklace that captures the imagination and the spirit. A delicate leaf and some paint create the enchanting veined pendant, which provides a great example of how to make clay jewelry. This is a wonderful introduction for those new to polymer clay projects and a great way to spread appreciation for the great outdoors.
If you're looking for clay jewelry designs that are elegant yet simple, look no further! This Clay Rose Multistrand Bracelet is a pretty combination of strung beads and clay. Everyone will think you bought it at a boutique!
Owls are everywhere right now! Have a cute one of your own to wear with this Simple Adorable Clay Owl Pendant tutorial. Just glue a bail to the back to hang it off of a chain or make it smaller and paint it to turn it into earrings or a ring!
This tutorial for how to make a quick owl head out a clay is the perfect simple project for making a cute focal piece for a necklace or brooch. Owls are so trendy right now, why not include one in your clay jewelry designs?
If you're new to clay, finding polymer clay projects ideal for beginners can be difficult. Fortunately the Ombre Clay Bracelet is exactly the right project for that search. An aspiring polymer clay jeweler will find out how to make a bracelet with simple beads and easy threading, allowing for greater practice with the clay itself. This bracelet pattern provides an easy bracelet shape and design that's a good start for a clay novice and full of possibilities for an expert in the medium.
Love making your own DIY designer jewelry? This Proenza Schouler Inspired Baroque Necklace is the perfect project for you! This pretty baroque necklace is very easy to copy and make a great statement necklace for a simple outfit.
There are different ways to make clay jewelry. This Metallic Clay Cuff Bracelet is a reminder that beads and chains aren't the only materials necessary to make jewelry. What's helpful in this jewelry tutorial is that the steps to molding clay into a metallic bangle are very detailed. These instructions are also illustrated with photos so that the technique is easily understood. This metallic piece is an unexpected way to add some edge to your jewelry collection.
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