Annotated Audrey’s Bottle Cap Jewelry Collection + DIY

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere,

Recently, I have been looking for a way to combine my affinity for fashion and accessories with my love for creating art. After some brainstorming and research, I decided to create a collection of bottle cap jewelry featuring my artwork.

Here are some of the bottle cap pieces I’ve made so far.

—————Part 1: The Collection—————

Click on the first image to view the gallery.

 

 If you would like to purchase any of my bottle cap jewelry, they will be in my Etsy shop soon.

If you would like to make your own, featuring your own drawings or found objects continue reading.

—————————Part 2: The DIY—————————–

DIY: How to Make Bottle Cap Jewelry

(Click on any of the images to be directed to their home on Amazon.)

Step 1: Create the images and cut them out.

Print (or draw) small images ( slightly larger than 1 inch) on high quality photo paper, then cut them into circles using a circle punch.  If you don’t want to buy a circle punch, you can use a quarter as a template and just cut the images out using scissors.

This is the circle punch I bought, which I have since developed amorous feelings for…

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1 inch circle punch

Step 2: Prepare or decorate your bottle caps.

 You can buy flattened bottle caps with split rings already attached, or you can buy the elements separately. I bought them all together to save time. I also primed the bottle caps by coating them with clear nail polish, so they don’t irritate the skin.

These are the bottle caps I bought…

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Flattened Bottle Caps with Split Rings Attached

Decorating your bottle caps is optional.

For decorative purposes, you can use…

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Nail Polish, Various Buttons and Baubles and E6000 Adhesive
Alcohol Inks

To adhere images to the bottle caps, I used Mod Podge Dimensional Magic and a cheap paint brush.

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Mod Podge Dimensional Magic

To finish off the pendant, you can either pool the dimensional magic on the top of the image, or let the image dry and top it with an Epoxy sticker. I tend to prefer the epoxy stickers, because they are easier to use and they give you a cleaner finish.

These are the epoxy stickers I bought…

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Epoxy Stickers

Lastly, turn your pendants into jewelry by putting them on earring hooks or necklace chains. If you would like, you can also use the pendant to create a keychain.

That’s all for now,

Audrey

If you liked this post or even just found it interesting, follow this blog @ annotatedaudrey.com. Also, like my Facebook fan page to get updates about new works that I create and to enter contests and earn freebies.

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Copyright Notice:

All images contained in this post are copyrighted by the artist. All rights reserved. Please do not use these images without permission.

I encourage you to share these images, but if you do please give me credit as I worked hard to create these pieces.

Thank You!


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