I have been obsessed with clay jewelry for awhile now, but have yet to make anything besides small beads. I’m worried that what I come up with will look more homemade than sophisticated. After searching around a bit I found that DIY clay jewelry can look very upscale and you’d never imagine it was handmade! One of my favorite finds was this beaded necklace from Jen Loves Kev. There are so many other options I found, including more necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Click through the jump to see more!
Mini Envelope 1 of 13The steps are simple to create this necklace - just cut, fold and bake.
Get the how-to at Stellaire
Rolled Bangles 2 of 13It helps to use a metal bangle as a guide after you roll the clay and attach the two ends.
See how it was done at Delighted Momma
Bib Necklace 3 of 13This necklace was made by adding painted and sealed beads to a strip of fabric.
Find the step-by-step at Lovely Indeed
Small Triangles 4 of 13Create an ombre effect by mixing turquoise clay with white, then turn into fashionable chain earrings.
See how it was done at Dear Lizzy
Colorful Geometric 5 of 13Layering geometric clay shapes turns a plain necklace into a statement piece.
Learn more at Martha Stewart
Simple Statement 6 of 13It's easy to combine two colors of clay and roll them into one large bead.
Find the step-by-step at Delighted Momma
Braided Bracelets 7 of 13If you can remember how to braid then you can make these bracelets with single colors of clay.
Learn how to do it at Instructables
Bright Beads 8 of 13It might take awhile to roll all of these beads, but the color combination and finish effect are stunning.
Get the how-to at Delighted Momma
Chain Links 9 of 13Kids can help make this necklace, which is made by rolling the clay into snakes, attaching into links and baking.
Find out how to do it at Henry Happened
Layered Pendant 10 of 13Simply cut out triangles and glue in layers to make an interesting pendant.
Find out how to do it at Delighted Momma
Chevron Pattern 11 of 13You can transfer an image onto clay with the help of this tutorial.
See how it was done at Mod Podge Rocks
Unique Shape 12 of 13The technique used for this bead was slicing off into sections until the proper shape was achieved.
See how it was done at Dismount Creative
Neon Tips 13 of 13It's easy to make these earrings out of clay triangles - just paint the ends with neon paint to decorate.
Get the tutorial at Coco Lapine
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