By Jenn Mason
Via blending fairly basic jewellery making equipment with common paper arts strategies, Altered Paper Jewelry deals paper crafters, altered artwork aficionados, and jewellery makers inventive new rules for developing trendy and modern jewellery from lovely paper.
In this publication, bracelets, necklaces, jewelry and different jewellery can be adorned and developed with came upon paper, images and gorgeous scrapbook papers. Beads should be formed from rolled paper, coated with decoupage, and molded with paper craft components. Paper-like fabrics akin to vellum, transparencies, decrease plastic and printable cloth paper can be punched, minimize, reduced in size and rolled into mini wearable masterpieces. Paper should be folded into lockets, embedded into belt buckles, and stuck into targeted shapes, all within the pursuit of non-public adornment. Illustrated step by step directions and templates integrated.
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Extra info for Altered Paper Jewelry: Artful Adornments from Beautiful Papers
C O L L A G E D A N D L A Y E R E D 45 46 A L T E R E D P A P E R J E W E L R Y Bauble∂ Bangle: Paper-Covered Bead Bracelet Materials Looking slightly like Japanese lanterns, jovial papercovered beads hang from an oversize-link chain in this bubbly bracelet. Basic Paper Tool Kit The initial inspiration for this bracelet was a retro, large-bead necklace Basic Jewelry Tool Kit I came across at a flea market. All I needed to do was hippify the basic wax paper design to create a smashingly current, must-have bracelet.
Repeat, if necessary, to get the right shape. 5. 6. Coat the top of the die-cut shape with gloss acrylic gel and adhere it to the back of the acrylic piece. Let dry, then trim off any overhang with a sharp craft knife. Coat the back of the acrylic shape with matte acrylic gel, being sure to seal the edges of the paper. 7. 8. While the gel is still wet, swirl in small amounts of fluid acrylic paint to create a watercolor effect. Let dry. Cut two 6" (15 cm) lengths of the copper cording. Fold one cord gently in half and insert the ends into the holes on the right-hand side of the acrylic piece, creating a loop.
Tie the string in a triple knot behind the frame and trim off the excess. Repeat with a second piece of string and beads and thread them through the other two holes of the frame. If desired, cut coordinating embellishments from the decorative paper and adhere them with acrylic gel to the main piece. Insert the paper or mini collage into the frame and cover it with the provided clear plastic cover. Use the beading needle to string beads onto a 4" (10 cm) piece of string. ) Thread the string through the top hole of one side of the frame and the bottom hole on the other side of the frame, so that the beaded part of the string forms a band.