Learn to make fun, colorful, modern, on-trend earrings from polymer clay.
In Polymer Clay Jewelry, Author Rachael Skidmore—owner of the popular online shop and social-media channels Made by Maeberry—takes a fresh, contemporary approach to this classic craft. Through her easy-to-follow photographic steps and clear instructions, you can make your own contemporary earrings in a variety of colors and styles.
Among the topics covered in the book:
- Tools and materials
- Clay conditioning
- Color mixing
- How to choose a color palette
- Clay curing and baking
- Painting clay
- How to add earring backs
Once you’re familiar with these important introductory topics, learn to make colorful abstract earrings, hoops of various sizes and styles, rainbows, shells, hammered “metal,”statement jewelry, and much more—all from polymer clay! Also included in the book are beautiful photographs of all of the pieces, suggestions for customizing colors and styles, images of color palettes and alternative ideas, and so much more.
Polymer clay is lightweight, inexpensive, and infinitely customizable. Polymer Clay Jewelry is perfect for makers and jewelry enthusiasts of all skill levels!
The Art Makers series is designed for beginning artists and arts-and-crafts enthusiasts who are interested in experiencing fun hands-on mediums, including polymer clay and embroidery.
Also available from the series: Polymer Clay for Beginners, Papier Mache, Empowered Embroidery, and Make Cute Stuff with Polymer Clay.
About the Author
Rachael Skidmore is a self-taught polymer clay artist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She produces high-quality pieces in captivating color palettes and tantalizing patterns. Rachael takes inspiration from all aspects of her life, from hiking in the mountains with her family to vintage clothing. Her support for inclusivity makes Rachael stand out as a creator. She inspires large audiences through her social media presence and teaches classes in-person and online. Her handmade goods are sold at markets around Utah under her company name: Made by Maeberry. Learn more at madebymaeberry.com.
"A great resource for getting started and includes a variety of gorgeous and creative pieces."—Library Journal
“Lots of fun. This is a must for amateur jewelers.”—Publishers Weekly