Polymer Clay Jewelry Project Tutorials

Polymer clay jewelry projects
Polymer clay jewelry projects

The polymer clay jewelry tutorials on this page will show you how to create your own polymer clay pieces, step by step, from start to finish.

I'll be using lots of different polymer clay techniques, as well as stringing ideas and designs in various combinations, to make finished products with a professional finish that you can replicate to wear or sell.

I hope that the polymer clay projects on this page will also serve as inspiration for you to create your own beautiful and original jewelry designs.


Colors of the rainbow polymer clay pendant

Rainbow Pendant Skinner Blend Tutorial

Colors of the rainbow polymer clay pendant

My Colors of the Rainbow Pendant is a fun Skinner Blend project that's easy to make and a great project for beginners to try.

I’ll be showing you the entire process, from making the pendant, to completing a beautiful polymer clay necklace.


Blue Midnight Wood Polymer Clay Pendants

Midnight Wood Pendant Polymer Clay Tutorial

Blue Midnight Wood Polymer Clay Pendants

In this Midnight Wood Pendant Polymer Clay Tutorial I’ll show you how to make two beautiful pendants, using a hand-carved texture stamp, mica powders and alcohol inks.

See my Dead Tree Texture Stamp Tutorial to find out how to make the texture stamp, or you can buy it from my Etsy shop if you prefer.


Sari ribbon and polymer clay necklace

Midnight Wood polymer clay jewelry project

Sari ribbon and polymer clay necklace

In part three of the Midnight Wood polymer clay project series I'll be showing you how to use sari ribbon and end caps to turn the finished pieces from the Midnight Wood Pendant Tutorial into a beautiful, bright necklace and bracelet set.

If you haven't watched part one and part two of this series, watch those before beginning this video.


Desert flower polymer clay necklace

desert flower pendant necklace

Desert flower polymer clay necklace

The desert flower tutorial combines the Dragonscale Mica Shift technique and a black and white Flower Cane into a beautiful pendant, which we will string to create a necklace.

The techniques used in this tutorial lend themselves to many different designs, so play around with it and see what you can come up with.


Polymer clay silk screening project

Red Rose Silk Screening Pendant Project

Polymer clay silk screening project

In this red rose polymer clay silk screening project we will be including a touch of romance by adding silk screened red roses to our design.

Silk screening is a great way to add interest to your polymer clay jewelry. You can use it alone or as a backdrop to other techniques. Keep the colors simple or add a rainbow. The possibilities are only limited by the silk screen designs you can find. Fortunately for us polymer clayers, there are plenty to choose from, so take a look around and have fun with them.


African Savanna Polymer Clay Pendant

African savanna Polymer Clay Pendant

African Savanna Polymer Clay Pendant

In this two part African Savanna tutorial I'll be showing you how to make three different zebra stripe polymer clay designs and then using them along with faux elephant skin to make African Savanna polymer clay jewelry.

The zebra stripe techniques range from silk screening, through Mokume Gane to caning, so this is a cool project for everyone, from beginner to the more advanced.


Polymer clay pebeo paint pendant

Daisy Chain Polymer Clay Project

Polymer clay pebeo paint pendant

In this Pebeo paint polymer clay project, I'll show you how to make a textured polymer clay pendant, with small bezels that we will fill with Pebeo paints and resin. I'll share some tips on how to manipulate the paint in small spaces and how to fill the small spaces with resin without it running over.

You can adapt the project to create many different pieces. Just change up the shape, texture, colors, or all three. This is a very versatile polymer clay jewelry project, using a combination of basic techniques. Perfect for beginners.


Polymer clay medallion

Mayan Polymer Clay Medallion Tutorial

Polymer clay medallion

This tutorial leads on from my Pills and Coffee Swellegant Veneer technique. In this second part I'll be showing you how to create a Mayan Polymer Clay Medallion.

This tutorial includes tips on how to add buttons or focal pieces to your work, as well as a cool bail idea and a simple, but effective stringing technique that minimizes the need for fancy findings.


A day on the Lake polymer clay pendant

A Day on the Lake Polymer Clay Pendant Tutorial

A day on the Lake polymer clay pendant

In this tutorial I'll be showing you how to make a focal polymer clay pendant with a difference. We will be exploring new ideas for using Pebeo paints and mica frills along the way.

There are lots of different techniques in this Day on the Lake project so it's quite long, but really fun to make.


Faded Summer Polymer clay cuff

Faded Summer Polymer Clay Cuff Tutorial

Faded Summer Polymer clay cuff

In this polymer clay cuff project tutorial, I'll be showing you how to make another polymer clay bracelet cuff using a metal blank. We will be combining three alcohol polymer clay crackle sheets to make the cuff, which means no sanding!

The tutorial includes lots of tips and tricks to help get your bangle smooth, and perfectly finished off around the edges and on the inside. You can apply these techniques to any bangle project.


Faded Summer polymer clay fan necklace

Faded Summer Polymer Clay Fan Necklace Tutorial

Faded Summer polymer clay fan necklace

In this polymer clay fan necklace tutorial I'll be showing you how to make a beautiful necklace using the faded summer alcohol ink crackle veneers we used for the cuff in the previous tutorial.

I’m going for a tribal theme to match the colors we’re using, but this crackle technique can be used in an endless range of necklace designs, so don’t be afraid to experiment.


Polymer clay snowflake cane necklace

Silent Night Polymer Clay Snowflake Cane Tutorial

Polymer clay snowflake cane necklace

In this polymer clay jewelry tutorial we will be making a simple, but really pretty, polymer clay snowflake cane. I'll show you how to make it, reduce it to various sizes and how to use it to make the stunning silent night beads that this project is named after.

This polymer clay cane is really easy to make, but so effective. Please do give it a try. It's great fun and produces a beautiful and rewarding result.


Winters night polymer clay bib necklace

Winters Night Polymer Clay Bib Necklace Tutorial

Winters night polymer clay bib necklace

In this tutorial we will be making a beautiful Winter's Night polymer clay bib necklace with earrings to match.

The result is really eye-catching, but you will find that it is so simple to make. The project consists of simple elements of mica shift and texture, with a few slices of snowflake cane to give that wintery feel.  I'll show you tips and tricks to get your veneer nice and flat and how to achieve a smooth, glassy finish.


Dots and Doodles Polymer clay pendant

Dots and Doodles Polymer Clay Pendant Tutorial

Dots and Doodles Polymer clay pendant

In this Dots and Doodles polymer clay pendant tutorial I’ll show you how to make two beautiful pendants using the doodle rose cane and some simple ink stamping over a mica shift.

This is an easy but very effective polymer clay project, and can be adapted to create many different designs.


Queen of Hearts polymer clay pendant

Queen of Hearts Polymer Clay Tutorial

Queen of Hearts polymer clay pendant

This Queen of Hearts polymer clay project will incorporate a rose cane , as well as a Lisa Pavelka Peel with a rose texture stamp and silver leaf. It will all be tied together with a silver ring for a hanging point and a coat of resin for a shiny finish.

This project can be done with any shape pendant and can even be made into a collar or bracelet, so have fun and experiment with the techniques shown.


Polymer clay faux labradorite donut pendants

Polymer Clay Faux Labradorite Tutorial

Polymer clay faux labradorite donut pendants

This is an easy polymer clay tutorial, where I'll show you how to make faux Labradorite using a simple method with just black polymer clay and mica powders.

The mica powders recreate the shine that real Labradorite possesses. I show a real piece in the tutorial as a reference.

This technique is super easy, fun and can be done with any mica powder you want, so have fun and play around with what you can create.


Under the Sea Polymer Clay Medallion

Under The Sea Polymer Clay Medallion Tutorial

Under the Sea Polymer Clay Medallion

This Under the Sea polymer clay medallion is a great excuse to have some fun and mess around with Christi Friesen's fabulous Swellegant range.

This is a very unpredicable medium, but I've been testing it out on various projects for quite a while now, so hopefully, in this project I will be able to give you some pointers to bring it a little more under control and we will end up with a beautiful rusted polymer clay medallion.


Polymer Clay Faux Lava and Coral Bracelet

Faux Coral and Lava Polymer Clay Bracelet Tutorial

Polymer Clay Faux Lava and Coral Bracelet

In this polymer clay tutorial, I'll be showing you how to make Faux Coral and Faux Lava from polymer clay. These are two of the simplest faux techniques, but the results are realistic and beautiful.

In this project we will be making a simple bracelet. Be sure to check out part two below, for the matching Boiling Bubbles Pendant.


Boiling Bubbles polymer clay pendant

Boiling Bubbles Polymer Clay Design

Boiling Bubbles polymer clay pendant

This Boiling Bubbles polymer clay design is a follow on from my Faux Coral and Lava tutorial above. If you haven't seen that video, you'll need to watch it before you continue with this one.

In this tutorial I'll be showing you how to use a basic back-filling technique to create a stunning modern pendant to go with the Faux Coral and Lava bracelet. The polymer clay techniques in this project are fun to do, and I'll show you all the tips and tricks you need to make it nice and easy to achieve a great result.


Polymer clay faux amethyst geode slice

Faux Amethyst Geode Slice Project Tutorial

Polymer clay faux amethyst geode slice

In this tutorial I'll be showing how to make a Faux Amethyst Geode Slice which we will then use to make a full jewelry set, as well as a keyring. This polymer clay project is much easier than it looks, and best of all it requires no sanding, so it's sure to be a favorite!

You can switch up the colors used in this technique to create all sorts of different agate slices, so be sure to try out other combinations.


Electric Leopard Polymer Clay Donut

Electric Leopard Liquid Polymer Clay Donut Tutorial

Electric Leopard Polymer Clay Donut

In this Electric Leopard polymer clay donut tutorial, we'll be using tinted translucent liquid clay to create a striking, faux dichroic donut pendant.

You can switch up the colors and shapes to create lots of unique designs using this simple and effective technique, so have fun playing around with it.


Kelp and Bubbles Polymer Clay Project

Kelp and Bubbles Polymer Clay Earring Project

Kelp and Bubbles Polymer Clay Project

This polymer clay earring project is the first part in a 2 part series where we will be using the simple mod cane to create a matching pendant, earring and ring set.

Although there are quite a few different techniques in this tutorial, these interesting and eye-catching earrings are really simple, quick and fun to make. You can switch up the colors to make endless designs, all of which will be perfect for the markets.


Kelp and Bubbles Polymer clay pendant

Kelp and Bubbles Polymer Clay Pendant Project

Kelp and Bubbles Polymer clay pendant

This polymer clay pendant project is part two of the Kelp and Bubbles earring project. In this second part we will be using the mod cane we made in part one to create a beautifully, eye-catching pendant with a hammered wire insert. This tutorial includes lots of information on burnishing, joining seams and using Ice Resin. I love how this pendant came out. I hope you enjoy making it.


Desert Rose Polymer Clay Crackle Pendant

Desert Rose Polymer Clay Crackle Tutorial

Desert Rose Polymer Clay Crackle Pendant

In this polymer clay crackle tutorial, I'll be showing you how to create a cracked earth, rustic crackle using a heat gun. We will also be learning how to create a contained 3-part Skinner Blend, a symmetrical border and exploring techniques with an extruder and antiquing.

Lots of fun techniques in this tutorial - have fun!


Japanese Garden Polymer Clay Transfer Pendant

Japanese Garden Polymer Clay Transfer Tutorial

Japanese Garden Polymer Clay Transfer Pendant

In this tutorial we will be creating a beautiful oriental pendant using a polymer clay transfer, a Cernit Metallics skinner blend mica shift and the ever popular watercolor technique.

I'll be showing you a different bail and stringing technique in this one, so be sure to watch to the end.


Fractures Waters Polymer Clay Pendant

Fractured Waters Polymer Clay Pendant Tutorial

Fractures Waters Polymer Clay Pendant

This fractured waters polymer clay pendant tutorial is made up of a beautiful combination of lots of easy, fun techniques. This video is full of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of them.

I'll show you how to remove the seams between your veneers, how to deal with distortion, an easy way to make sure your bail is symmetrical and much more in this video.


Polymer Clay and Wirework Evening Pine Forest Pendant

Polymer Clay and Wirework: Evening Pine Forest Project

Polymer Clay and Wirework Evening Pine Forest Pendant

In this polymer clay and wirework tutorial I'll revisit the popular Starry Night technique and another technique involving mint leaves. I'll also show a new stringing method using wire and sari ribbon.

This tutorial is full of cool tips and tricks and the design works really well with most veneers , so feel free to use any veneers you want with it. Have fun.


Twilight Woods Polymer Clay Pendant

Stamping Polymer Clay: Twilight Woods Project

Twilight Woods Polymer Clay Pendant

In this stamping polymer clay tutorial we will be making a pendant with a twilight woods theme using a Skinner Blend, Mica Shift, stencils and stamping.


This is a fun versatile polymer clay design that can be adapted to many different themes. You can switch it up by using fall colors and a squirrel, spring colors and birds or summer colors and flowers, bees or butterflies. Those are just a few ideas. See what you can come up with and make your own design.


Silver Leaf and Watercolor polymer clay beads

Watercolor and Silver Leaf Polymer Clay beads

Silver Leaf and Watercolor polymer clay beads

After showing these polymer clay pendants at the end of my Translucent Silver Leaf Mokume Gane Tutorial, it was requested by many different people that I do a project tutorial on them. Well here it is...

I'll be showing you how to combine the Watercolor Technique, with Translucent Silver Leaf Mokume Gane to make these beautiful, watery, Silver Leaf and Watercolor Polymer Clay Pendants.


Polymer clay leaf pendants

Easy Polymer Clay Leaf Pendants

Polymer clay leaf pendants

This polymer clay leaf pendants tutorial is an easy, quick project. Perfect for the markets or for gifts, these pendants are really fun to make, and super versatile.

In this tutorial, I have used pastels for the background and black paint for antiquing. You can try different leaves and paint colors, but why not also use mica powders, alcohol inks or even gilders paste instead of the pastels. You can also highlight the leaves with mica powder instead of antiquing them. The combinations are endless with this project. Have fun with your designs!


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