Add trendy techniques to your jewelry tool kit with a versatile new material: epoxy clay. Mixed-media artist Debbi Simon shows you how to use it to create jewelry looks from faded to flashy.
Debbi Simon shows you the techniques and materials you'll need to make epoxy clay jewelry from in a variety of styles.
Debbi starts you off with a look at the materials and tools you'll be using. Learn how to mix and color the clay and get some tips on cleanup and curing.
Start making jewelry by working with bezels and placing stones, shells and crystals in the clay.
Once you've mastered the simple bezel, try something a little fancier! Debbi demonstrates how to make beads, use channel settings and work with found objects.
Debbi guides you through adding detail to your work with rubber stamps, pearlized inks, and color.
Learn how to use images and photos to make your new jewelry look vintage and funky! Debbi also shows you how to avoid and correct common mistakes.
Learn how to make molds and use castings to create original shapes for your jewelry.
You can create any shape with epoxy clay and make it truly your own. Follow along with Debbi as you roll, oil and texture your clay. You can even add marbling!
Add filigree and other textural embellishments to your jewelry pieces for a one-of-a-kind look.
Armatures are the underlying structure for your clay pieces. Debbi shows you how to work with wire armatures or use natural items to give your piece strength.
Your jewelry is almost done! Debbi gives you tips on sanding, drilling, and adding findings to your masterpiece.
In this bonus lesson, Debbi shows you how to make an artsy and trendy shadow-box necklace!