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Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells

Want to try something new and expand your creativity. Jewelry craft ideas don't get more unique than the look of mosaic technique with eggshells from Heidi Brochers. Use actual shells to create pendants and pieces that will surely stand out.

Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells


  • Wood - square- 1-1/4” x 1-1/4”x 1/8”
  • Acrylic paint – for base coating wood
  • Brush
  • Aleene’s Tacky Double-Stick Sheets (available at Michaels Stores)
  • Eggshells
  • Craft stick
  • Alcohol inks
  • Paper towel
  • Aleene’s Tacky Clear Gel Glue (available at Michaels Stores)
  • Jewelry findings- jewelry bail, pre-made ribbon jewelry necklace
  • Aleene’s 7800 Platinum Bond Glue – to attach jewelry bail to wood piece


  1. Before beginning: soak eggshells in a mixture of 1 cup of water mixed with 1 teaspoon bleach overnight. In the morning, drain and rinse and pull off any remaining membrane. Dry shells on paper towel before applying to wood piece.
  2. Using the brush, basecoat the wood square with acrylic paint. Paint one side, let dry, paint back side. Let dry.

    Look of Mosaic Technique witth Eggshells
  3. Cut a piece of the Aleene’s Tacky Double Stick Sheet to fit the wood square.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  4. Peel off the top liner paper. Place adhesive side down onto the pre-painted wood piece. (Keep the liner paper for later step.)

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  5. Peel off the bottom liner paper, being careful not to put fingers into the adhesive area.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  6. Place clean egg shells onto the adhesive and press firmly to hold in place.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  7. Continue to place shells as close as possible. Don’t worry if there are gaps or if the shells go over the edges.

    Look of Mosaic Technqye with Eggshell
  8. Place the top liner paper back over the shells and carefully rub with the craft stick. Carefully break off any of the eggshell pieces that go over the edge.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshell
  9. Drop one to two drops of the first color of alcohol ink. Let it spread into the cracks. You do not need to wait until dry for next step.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshell
  10. Repeat with the second color of alcohol ink.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  11. Repeat with the third color of alcohol ink.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  12. Carefully dab off any excess ink with a paper towel. Reapply any of the inks if more color is desired. Let inks dry completely.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  13. For a sealer, apply the Aleene’s Tacky Clear Gel glue onto the top of the finished piece. Let dry completely.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells
  14. Glue a jewelry bail to the back of the wood piece using the Aleene’s 7800 Platinum Bond Glue. Let dry. Place onto a ready-made necklace.

    Look of Mosaic Technique with Eggshells

For a comprehensive video tutorial, check out How to Create the Look of Mosaic with Eggshells.


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i watch the video on making the mosaic bracelet but how did she attached the beads and hook to close bracelet did not show that would you please tell me how


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