Resin jewellery is made from liquid plastic that magically turns solid when a hardener is added. This work shows how to put the miracle of modern technology to work making necklaces, bangles, bracelets, pins, earrings, and rings. Projects range from Bakelite-style heart pins to faux amber earrings to glitter gem bracelets, and more.
Resin jewellery is made from liquid plastic that magically turns solid when a hardener is added. The popularity of these resins for jewellery-making has soared with the introduction of easy-to-mix, low-odour products, ideal for crafters. Now best-selling author Sherri Haab shows how to put the miracle of modern technology to work making necklaces, bangles, bracelets, pins, earrings, and rings. Projects range from simple to sophisticated, from Bakelite-style heart pins to faux amber earrings to glitter gem bracelets, and more. Packed with tips on tools, supplies, finishing, and creating special effects, including ideas on combining resins with polymer clay, "The Art of Resin Jewelry" is a beautiful and practical introduction to an exciting new craft.
Sherri Haab is the author of the bestselling The Art of Metal Clay and is an award-winning author, illustrator, and product designer of how-to books and magazines for kids.
Table of Contents
overview of the different types of resins that are available; tools, handling and finishing techniques, and safety guidelines; colorants and materials that can be added to resin create a variety of effects, from transparent to opaque with inclusions; materials and techniques for casting, which is the process of making multiples from antique and vintage pieces or three-dimensional elements; various projects using resin alone; various project incorporating a wide range of crafts supplies (collage, photos, metal leaf, glass--even candy!); imitative effects (amber, jade, ivory, and carnelian),; faux enamelling.
The Art Of Resin Jewelry by Sherri Haab
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