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Totally Traditional Day of the Dead Cameo

Celebrate life Dia de los Muertos style with this Totally Traditional Day of the Dead Cameo. This Day of the Dead craft is a beautiful way to remember loved ones who have passed on. This skull cameo is nothing to be afraid of, so wear it as a treasure around your neck. Personalize this Totally Traditional Day of the Dead Cameo however you wish. Making this holiday into a personal one will give you a more memorable experience. You will enjoy with Day of the Dead cameo year after year.

Primary TechniqueJewelry Making




  • Cardboard – a cereal box or something similar will work
  • Aleene’s Turbo Tacky Glue
  • Die cutting machine
  • Sizzix Frame and Flower die
  • Black paint
  • Inka Gold metallic paste – Copper
  • Shrink plastic – white
  • Martha Stewart Skull Punch
  • Permanent markers – fuchsia, purple, blue, orange, lime green and black
  • Polymer clay – a small amount of black
  • Clear gloss sealer


  1. Use Sizzix Frame and Sculpted Flower die to cut 3 frame pieces from cardboard.
  2. Glue all 3 pieces together and allowed them to dry. Paint the cardboard with black acrylic paint and allow it to dry.
  3. Use your fingers to apply a thin layer of the copper paste so that some black shows through.

  4. Condition a small amount of black clay.
  5. Form the clay into an oval that fits inside of your frame and is big enough to put the sugar skull on.
  6. Bake the clay as directed.

  7. Cover the black backing with clear glossy sealer and set the skull in it.
  8. Add a bit more sealer on the skull.

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