DIY Tutorial – Jeweled Drawer Pulls

Outside of jewelry making, there are many ways to use gemstones to beautify the environment around you.  Here is a project in 3 simple steps … and the best part –  you don’t need any special equipment or metal-smithing skills!

You’ll need:

  • Rough gemstone cluster with flat back (we’ve used amethyst)
  • Gold or silver acrylic paint
  • 2-part epoxy
  • Paint brush
  • Cabinet pull hardware (we got ours at Ikea)

  1. Use a 1 to 2 inch piece of amethyst cluster or other rough gem with a relatively flat back.
  2. Paint the bottom and edge of the gem with gold or silver acrylic paint.  Let dry.
  3. Use a 2-part epoxy and paint over the metallic “bezel” you’ve made with the gold or silver paint.  Quickly afix a store bought cabinet pull to the center.  Let dry.

That’s it!  Enjoy.

(images via Siam Gem Palace, curbly.com)

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