Unique handmade jewelry - crafts to make and sell
Jewelry is always a hot craft, and to compete yours has to be just a little unique, handmade and attract customers. Below are some ideas and ways to create unique handmade pieces that can reflect your creativity. Hopefully they inspire you to take your crafts to the next level. Jewelry is easier to transport to shows and even send in the mail for online sales. Check out the pages below:
Using glass beads or glass pieces that can be found online, craft stores or even the dollar store and your collection of nail polish and you have the right combination for creating interesting one of a kind pieces. Glass pieces or marbles can make pendants, rings and more..
Who would have thought the traditional scrabble tile could be turned into something so beautiful Using the right supplies you can create awesome works of art that no one would even know it was once a scrabble tile. Check out the different ways these can be turned into beautiful pieces. If you paint you could create your own design to be used in this craft too. Check out the video on this page for detailed instructions and steps.
Using the glass marbles that you can get in craft stores or online or even the dollar store, you can create works of art. All you need is the jewelry findings such as the bails, chain etc and a really nice background picture and you are on your way to creating something beautiful and unique to sell or give as gifts.
Each piece will be unique and not other one like it. This makes in an original wearable piece of art. Take your summer garden and press the flowers and leaves to create some unique pieces of jewelry and gifts. Everyone loves summer so why not preserve it into wearable art? The videos show you two different ways to make this happen.
If you love working with metal chains, this necklace works really well and doesn't take a long time to make. You could add bling to the chains so as to make each one unique, but I thought this was a really cool addition to handmade jewelry that you could make and sell at your craft show.
I also have this listed under wearable art, but I added it here as it is technically jewelry. Either way you create the felted wool then cover bracelets. You could get your basic bracelets online and then embellish them to make each one individual and unique.
Create really cool bracelets from old clean sweaters that are no longer needed. This keeps your costs down and then add some different charms or bling to really make the bracelet unique and different. These are a really cool way to recycle or upcycle. Different wools and yarns create different styles of bracelets. Check out the video!
Wine corks are fun to work with and you can make many crafts from them as you can see on my wine cork craft idea page. By slicing into the cork you can then embellish them to add some uniqueness and to make them different. They take stain and paint well and are a natural product. So save all your wine corks!