Mixed-Media Jewelry

If you love combining your passion for art with your passion for jewelry making, mixed media jewelry is the perfect way to wear your art on your sleeve – or as a necklace, bracelet or earrings. Creating jewelry with mixed media techniques lets you make handmade jewelry that is as unique as you are. Paints, inks, and altered art can be turned into beautiful jewelry using just a few easy-to-learn jewelry-making techniques. Take your art jewelry to a whole new level when you create mixed media jewelry!

Sherry Serafini, bead embroidery, bead patterns

Bead Embroidery and Mixed Media Jewelry Designs

I’m a mixed media designer in the sense I mix all media I work in together, as often as I can. When I first started making jewelry, I didn’t quite get how this worked, and didn’t have the skill base to know how to work with too many different media, but knew I wanted to…

mixed-media grouping including sea glass, coral and buttons

Try a Mixed-Media Approach to Jewelry Design

When approaching a new design idea, it’s fun to consider using alternative materials and mixing them in with the usual suspects like beads, thread, needles and wire.   I also love the thrill of the hunt then figuring out how to incorporate my found objects into finished designs. My favorite place to find “found objects”…

Tales From the Attic

What Makes It Mixed Media Jewelry?

Mixed media jewelry has been a hot trend in the DIY world for quite a while now, and I was both thrilled and a little bit scared to see it creeping over into the world of bead weaving, too. The idea of using something other than beads to create jewelry was more than a little…

If You Like Mixed Media Jewelry, You’ll Love These Projects

If you love combining your passion for art with your passion for jewelry making, mixed media jewelry is the perfect way to wear your art on your sleeve – or as a necklace, bracelet or earrings. Creating jewelry with mixed media techniques lets you make handmade jewelry that is as unique as you are. Paints, inks, and…