Mixed Media Resources

Creating unique textural jewelry.

Cold connections. Found objects. Photo memory transfers. Paper art. Resin. Explore our vast array of articles and instructions to learn how to combine all of these wonderful techniques to create one-of-a-kind-jewelry.

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Using Rivets and the Rivet Setting Tool

Video animation shows how to use this convenient punching and setting hand tool.

How to use Swellegant! with Christi Friesen

In this thorough guide, Christi Friesen shows you how to use her Swellegant! line of metal coatings, dyes and patinas to create stunning effects on polymer clay and more!

Bead Soup Mosaic with Apoxie® Sculpt

Lisa Pavelka creates beautiful mosiac jewelry and home decor items using leftover beads, findings and the versatile Apoxie® Sculpt.

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The Art of Mixed Media Jewelry

The practice of altering an object by reworking it, repurposing it or giving it a renewed life is redefining traditional jewelry. This extraordinary art form, known simply as 'altered art,' has grown wildly in the last ten years. Creative...

Intro to Leather

Leather is back and all the rage with jewelry and fashion designers. Leather is one of the most flexible flat materials available. It is fibrous and allows water and air to pass through, making it a material that will last a long time. There are...

Tips and Tricks of Magic-Glos®

Have you tried Magic-Glos yet? It not, you're missing out on a whole world of jewelry-making fun. A part of the Signature Series from Lisa Pavelka--award-winning artist, designer and author--this dimensional gloss is ideal for polymer clay or mixed...

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