3 Free Epoxy Clay Jewelry Projects
Epoxy clay is known for its adhesive superpowers that allow you to set stones in it or adhere stones to metal (or even metal to metal) with no heat, no messy glues—just mix, press, and cure. Learn all about epoxy clay jewelry in our free eBook, 3 FREE Crystal Clay Jewelry Projects: Mold Epoxy Clay and Stud with Crystals, Stones and More. Known under other brand names, such as Crystal Clay, epoxy clay is a two-part adhesive clay that comes in a variety of colors. It air-cures in a matter of hours, allowing you to make dimensional clay jewelry today and wear it tonight!
As you’ll learn in 3 FREE Crystal Clay Jewelry Projects: Mold Epoxy Clay and Stud with Crystals, Stones and More, it couldn’t be easier to use–you simply mix equal parts of the resin clay and the hardener until they’re well blended (a full two minutes, or it won’t cure properly) and then let your imagination run wild. Embed stones and crystals in it, sculpt shapes and bling them up, or set stones inside bezels and on other metalwork using a small ball of it.
Imagine all the ways you can modify epoxy jewelry projects to make truly special and one-of-a-kind jewelry: make a mother’s or grandmother’s charm necklace using birthstone crystals and a heart or flower resin clay charm; make a sentimental charm necklace using crystals and a resin clay charm. You’ll also learn about so many jewelry-making materials and techniques (resin, bezels, textured metal sheets, crystals, and more) that you can use again and again in all of your epoxy jewelry projects.
How to Make a Ring with Epoxy Clay
Crystal Flower Ring
In a stylish pre-made ring bezel, you can use two-part clay to “set” a brass flower component and a dome of sparkling crystals to make a super quick, super pretty cocktail ring that’s high on the girly bling and low in cost and time! This ring will cure just about as fast as the pretty manicure you’re going to want to go with it.
DIY Cocktail Ring
Red Crystal Chaton Ring
This bold cocktail ring project opens up new ideas and possibilities for using colored epoxy clay to “set” a dome of deep, rich red crystal chatons. Once you’ve learned to make the basic ring, you can experiment–use white epoxy clay and pearly beads for a sweet or bridal look, black epoxy clay with black crystals for a moody goth look, pastel-colored epoxy clay with a variety of pink, blue, yellow, and green crystals for a fun confetti party look–the list goes on and on!
Make Drop Earrings with Epoxy Clay
These pretty earrings are an example of a completely different way to use epoxy clay. While the two ring projects above allow you to “set” stones in the clay for a domed cocktail ring look, this project shows off the clay’s adhesive super powers to adhere a metal flower “bezel” onto a metal jewelry finding (a heart) and then adhere a crystal inside the flower–no heat, no solder, no torch, even no rivets required! It’s the ultimate easy stone-setting and cold connection, and it couldn’t be easier.
It’s fun, fast, sparkly, and free–so what are you waiting for? Download 3 FREE Crystal Clay Jewelry Projects: Mold Epoxy Clay and Stud with Crystals, Stones and More now! This free jewelry making tutorial makes using epoxy clay so easy, so start making clay jewelry today!