How To: DIY Faceted EarringsMarch 9, 2011 3:54 am Craft Trends, Crafts, Jewelry Making, Techniques and Mediums
By Fashion & Jewelry Making Contributor, Alicia from the blog “Dismount Creative”.
I have been admiring these Marc by Marc Jacobs faceted earrings for months! They disappeared from the shop I had been visiting so I set out to make my own. I think they turned out pretty awesome, so I wore these on New Years!
If you want to do it on your own, here’s what you’ll need:
- 0.25 oz polymer clay
- 1 pair earring studs
- Jewelry adhesive (E600) or Super Glue
- Acrylic paint – I mixed 1/2 Folk Art Metallic Pure Gold and 1/2 Folk Art Metallic Taupe to get the color I wanted
- Razor Blade
Watch this video for detailed instructions:
A few final thoughts: This was a fun and simple project that only took about an hour. You could just use gold colored clay, but I like the look of the paint. I’m already brainstorming my next project, a ring…