DIY Faux Marble Ring

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Finished Faux Marble Ring DIY Project

This has been quite the year for marble elements. From jewelry to home decor, marble has been spotted absolutely everywhere. This project shows you how use inexpensive oven-bake clay to create a faux marble ring without dropping a chunk of change. It’s so easy to make that you’ll want to whip up one in every color combination!

Supplies for the Faux Marble Ring project

Supplies:

-Oven-bake white and black clay
-Aluminum foil tape (previously used in this project)
-Strong craft glue (such as E6000)
-Ring blank
-Scissors

Preparing clay to make a faux marble piece

1. Create two balls of white and black clay, each measuring about 0.5-0.75 inches (1.27-1.90 centimeters) in diameter.

Preparing clay to make a faux marble piece

2. Roll each ball into “logs.”

Twisting clay to create faux marble piece

3. Twist the two logs together.

Twisting clay to create faux marble piece

4. Fold in half…

Twisting clay to create faux marble piece

5. …and twist again.

Twisting clay to create faux marble piece

6. Roll the clay between the palms of your hands to create a single log yet again.

Twisting clay to create faux marble piece

7. Fold in half, and twist. Repeat several times until the white and black blend together, but are still distinguishable from each other. If your clay has turned gray, you’ve mixed it too much!

Twisting clay to create faux marble piece

8. Roll the clay into a ball.

Baked clay piece for faux marble ring

9. Flatten into an oval or circle shape. Bake in the oven according to the package’s directions–every brand of clay is different!

Preparing metal tape for faux marble ring

10. Cut a strip of aluminum foil tape.

Preparing metal tape for faux marble ring

11. Wrap the tape around the edge of the baked clay after it has cooled completely.

Metal tape wrapped around faux marble piece

12. Fold over and press down to seal in place.

Adding ring blank to faux marble piece

13. Glue the ring blank to the backside of the faux marble component.

Finished Faux Marble Ring DIY Project

I’d love to try this out with clay in vibrant shades such as fuchsia or turquoise. The potential color combinations are literally endless – choose your favorite shades, and make it your own!

Photo credits: Kirsten Nunez

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