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Jewelry Making

Creating stunning jewelry pieces is a fun and affordable way to express your own sense of style. Learn basic and advanced techniques for jewelry making and browse Plaid's selection of trend-forward jewelry lines.

Jewelry Making Projects

Jewelry Making Education

Attaching Head Pins and Eye Pins to Earring Findings
See how easy it is to make earrings using head pins and eye pins.
Using Clasps in Jewelry Making
Learn how to add a jewelry clasp.
Jewelry Making: Putting it All Together with Candie Cooper
Candie Cooper teaches us how to craft jewelry pieces together.
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The clay will begin to harden within 30 minutes. When using the clay with a mold, it is best to use it directly after mixing, when it is most pliable, so that it easily flows into the details of the mold.
 
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Inspiration is just about everywhere and can be found in daily activities. Get inspired by surfing the web, flipping through fashion magazines, window shopping at the mall, or by taking a stroll through nature!
 
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Let the epoxy clay dry for a few hours in the mold until it is only slightly soft to the touch. The clay should be hard enough to be removed safely from the mold, but soft enough so rhinestones can be pushed into the surface of the clay. Carefully remove from the silicone mold and use tweezers to place rhinestones in the clay.
 
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Use the silicone tip brush to push the epoxy clay into tiny recessed areas and to remove clay from unwanted areas.