Mixed-Media Jewelry: 5 Free Found Object, Steampunk, and Resin Jewelry Ideas

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What many perceive as a straightforward canvas, mixed-media artists often see as an opportunity. From using precious found objects and steampunk parts, to bangles and earrings, today's techniques have shown us is that any item can be turned into beautiful jewelry. In this free eBook from Cloth Paper Scissors, we are proud to bring you five artists who have taken resin and mixed-media jewelry to the next level.

In the realm of mixed-media jewelry products, resin is a clear winner. Jewelry-grade resin dries hard and clear and can be used to duplicate or encapsulate found objects. With resin and expert instruction, you can learn how to make resin jewelry, how to make found object jewelry, and how to make Steampunk jewelry that will be the envy of your friends.

No matter your style, you are sure to find the perfect mixed-media jewelry project to suit your tastes and needs. Download the entire collection today!

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Discover why so many artists love to make resin and mixed-media jewelry!

Five artists share their secrets to creating stunning resin and found object jewelry.

What better way to express yourself than wearing your own art? Here are Cloth Paper Scissors, we love exploring new techniques and materials, and were thrilled when we had the opportunity to look at Steampunk design and wearable art jewelry. These five mixed-media designs are just the beginning of a beautiful friendship you too can develop with mixed-media and resin jewelry.

Along with this collection of tips for how to make Steampunk jewelry and other resin designs, you'll discover pages and pages of expert instruction and helpful tips to help you be successful from the start. And, with your free membership to the Cloth Paper Scissors community, you'll have the help and support of thousands of mixed-media artists of all abilities. What are you waiting for? Download the entire free collection, join the community, and let the fun begin.


Making resin jewelry has never been so creative! With this free eBook you'll learn the basics to using resin, get found object and recycled jewelry ideas, and find out what is Steampunk and why we love it. Download your FREE eBook to get started today.

Mixed-Media Jewelry: 5 Free Found Object, Steampunk, and Resin Jewelry Ideas

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Find the answer to what is Steampunk and make a beautiful pair of earrings.

Types of Resins, Article 1: A Look At Resins

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A Look At: Resins by Cloth Paper Scissors Editorial Staff

Like many other art supply categories, the family of resin products can run from daunting to overwhelming. Resin can be used for everything from small jewelry pieces to sealing gymnasium floors? We're here to help guide you through the types of resins so you can choose the right one for your project.

Resin for Jewelry Making, Article 2: Mold Making with Resin and Clay by Jen Cushman

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Mold Making with Resin and Clay by Jen Cushman

Found objects are a staple of mixed-media art. In this tutorial, Jen walks you through the process of making a mold and then making cast objects using both resin and resin clay to create unique embellishments for all your mixed-media projects, from found object jewelry to assemblage.

How to Make Resin Jewelry, Article 3: Mix and Match Jewelry Four Techniques to Try by Becky Nunn

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Mix and Match Jewelry: Four Techniques to Try by Becky Nunn

Creating mixed-media jewelry is a natural progression for many mixed-media artists. And once you have a few basic jewelry-making techniques under your belt, you too will be able to create wearable art that is fun and easy. The techniques in this tutorial—from beadcap and glass dome jewelry to how to make resin and epoxy clay jewelry—will give you a head start.

Making Resin Jewelry, Article 4: Resin Bangles Show Off Your Snippets by Heidi Boyd

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Resin Bangles: Show Off Your Snippets by Heidi Boyd

A resin bangle transforms everyday objects into one-of-a- kind wearable art jewelry that will get people talking. Cured resin has a glass-like appearance and will permanently preserve bits of ephemera. Mix up a batch of resin and start creating unique mixed-media jewelry with your favorite snippets.


Steampunk Jewelry, Article 5: Chronorevelator Earrings Steampunk Style by Jean Campbell

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Chronorevelator Earrings Steampunk Style by Jean Campbell

Steampunk jewelry is popular with anyone who loves Victorian style, science fiction, found metal, and fantasy. Steampunk design can range from the demure to the outlandish. Start with a pair of earrings made of resin and upcycled jewelry and watch parts.


What are you waiting for? Discover how to make resin jewelry with these 5 free found object, upcycle, and Steampunk jewelry ideas!

From mold making for recycled jewelry ideas to resin bangles and Steampunk earrings, this collection has a little bit of everything. What is Steampunk? It's a fusion of industrial and Victorian styles using upcycled jewelry, watch parts, and other found objects. Begin exploring this technique by creating a feminine Steampunk earrings made from recycled materials. In addition to this fun technique, you'll learn:

  • The different types of resins, and how to use resin for jewelry making.
  • How to replicate unique found objects using molds and resin.
  • How to create found object jewelry.
  • How to use everyday objects to make a resin bangle.
  • How to make wearable art/jewelry using glass domes and bead caps.
  • How to make epoxy clay jewelry.
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Learn how to use resin to dome and create other jewelry elements with these resin jewelry ideas.

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With these resin jewelry ideas and tutorials, making resin jewelry will become a favorite activity, and you can wear the results! Download all five designs today:

Mixed-Media Jewelry: 5 Free Found Object, Steampunk, and Resin Jewelry Ideas

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