Turn a basic kids craft item in to beautiful faux agate jewelry!

Step 1: See the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

Construction paper

Large hole punch

E-6000 Spray Adhesive

Gloss Varnish

Clear nail polish

Sanding block (or sandpaper)

Ring findings

Desk lamp & Wax paper (optional)

Step 3: Here's How

1. Start by punching out about 50 construction paper circles

2. Grab some E-6000 Spray Adhesive (this makes the process a breeze)

3. & 4. Glue the disks together one by one until you have a 1/4" stack or thicker

*Alternate the colors and use your favorite colors on the top of the stack

5. Dry them under a desk lamp on wax paper if you're impatient like I am!

6. When dry, sand the edges and sides to reveal the different colors

7. Harden with several coats of nail polish *This also brings out the color

8. & 9. Glue ring findings on the back with E-6000 glue

<p>Mark, what a great funky project. I love all the color. Thank you ! Julia</p>
<p>Wow, that's interesting and something I've never seen before. It's hard to believe they're made from paper! I voted for you in Jewelry. If you are inclined to check it out, I have an intsructable entered (a DIY custom t-shirt quilt) in &quot;Before &amp; After&quot;, &quot;Sew Warm,&quot; and &quot;Handmade Gifts&quot;. Entering made me want to check out all the other contests. Good luck!</p>
<p>Really love the rings! I love the bright colors and great effects! I voted for you in the Jewelry Contest! Good luck!</p>
Thanks so much Ariana!
<p>Larger circles (maybe die-cut) and more natural colors, and you could make realistic agate-looking drink coasters! Or smaller circles and use the beads in a necklace. </p>
Glad you like it Wynd!
Great idea Nanverm!
<p>I love this! Something I could totally take time to make :D And make for others, as well ;) Thank you!</p>
<p>Another cool one from Mark Montano! I don't need a ring, but I might need a faux agate :)</p>
Glad you like them UK!

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