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.


Alcohol ink and mica frill polymer clay necklace tutorial

Alcohol ink and mica frill polymer clay necklace tutorial

Alcohol ink and mica frill polymer clay necklace tutorial

In this polymer clay tutorial I’ll show you how turn gold polymer clay, a few alcohol inks and some mica shift shavings, into a beautiful polymer clay necklace.

It’s a really fun project that can be made using lots of different colors and textures. Be sure to play around and see what else you can do with this addictive polymer clay necklace tutorial.


Polymer clay jellyroll Mokume gane and Faux lava necklace

making polymer clay jellyroll mokume gane and faux lava jewelry

Polymer clay jellyroll Mokume gane and Faux lava necklace

In this Jellyroll Mokume Gane and Faux Lava project tutorial, we'll be making some gorgeous drop pendants and turning them into a piece of polymer clay jewelry.

The matte Faux Lava Rock pendants contrast beautifully with the high gloss of the Jellyroll Mokume Gane to create an interesting design that catches the eye.


Polymer clay metal leaf pendants tutorial

Polymer clay leaf bead project tutorial

Polymer clay metal leaf pendants tutorial

In this polymer clay tutorial I’ll be showing you how to create polymer clay leaf beads using marbled clay and metal leaf. In this project I'll be showing how to string the beads on a simple chain, but you can also use the beads in more complex jewelry designs.

The beads themselves are really fun to make and can be adapted in many different ways, so as always experiment and see what you can come up with.


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.


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.


Pebeo paint polymer clay earrings

Pebeo Paint Polymer Clay Earrings Project

Pebeo paint polymer clay earrings

This is a three part tutorial where I'll be showing you how to make three beautiful pairs of Pebeo paint earrings and a donut pendant.

Find out how to apply the paint so that it doesn't spill over the sides, opening up endless design opportunities without the need for a bezel to contain the paint.


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.


Twisted Branches Polymer Clay Project

How to Make Polymer Clay Twisted Branches Jewelry

Twisted Branches Polymer Clay Project

The twisted branches jewelry project follows on from my Mica Frills and Mica Smash tutorials, two of my favorite mica clay techniques.

It's lots of fun to make, and results in a stunning statement piece to add to your collection.


Polymer clay faux jasper

Faux Jasper Polymer Clay Saber Tooth Necklace

Polymer clay faux jasper

In this faux Jasper polymer clay tutorial I'll show you a new technique to make Mokume Gane that looks a bit like Jasper. We will be using a super mixed media product by Faber Castell called Gelatos.

The Mokume Gane will be used to create Faux Jasper cabochons and torpedo beads which we will string to make the Saber Tooth necklace.


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.


Polymer clay bracelet cuff

Into the Congo Polymer clay bracelet cuff project

Polymer clay bracelet cuff

In this two part project tutorial, I'll be showing you how to make a polymer clay bracelet cuff using a metal blank. 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.

We will be using a veneer created using Helen Breil's Congo Line texture stamp, layered pastels and crackled paint, combined with a beautiful silver mica shift.


acrylic paint fractals in polymer clay bezel

Polymer Clay Fractals Pendant Tutorial

acrylic paint fractals in polymer clay bezel

In this Polymer Clay Fractals Pendant tutorial, I'll be showing you how to make your own bezel out of polymer clay, and how to create paint and ink fractals in the center.

If you want to skip straight to the fun of creating the fractals, without bothering with the bezel, you can find this design, as well as a few others on my Etsy shop.


starry night polymer clay necklace

Starry Night Polymer Clay Jewelry Tutorial

starry night polymer clay necklace

This Starry Night Polymer Clay Jewelry tutorial is a spin on Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night painting. This is one of my favorite of his works and I thought that I would love to capture it in polymer clay.

I created pendants in a full collar design in order to do justice to the panorama of the Starry Night.


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 project, using a combination of basic techniques. Perfect for beginners.


Polymer Clay collar necklace

Easy Polymer clay collar necklace tutorial

Polymer Clay collar necklace

In this tutorial I'll show you how to make an easy but stunning polymer clay collar necklace.

I'll show you tips and tricks to get the shape just right, how to bake it so that it sits beautifully on the neckline, as well as how to achieve a smooth satin sheen.

You will be able to take this simple polymer clay technique, and with some practice, make striking collar necklaces using any cane, veneer or even surface effect of your choice.


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.


I'll be adding many more project tutorials to this page over the coming months. If you would like to stay up to date with the new tutorials as they are added, please like my Facebook page. All new tutorials will be posted there as and when they happen.

If you are looking for something a little more complex, take a look at my Patreon page. The community over there is steadily growing and I have lots of surprises and additional features coming up soon for my Patreons, so do come over and join us. We would love to welcome you. You can also find some of my more complex tutorials at my Etsy shop.

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