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Topic: Resin Objects: Magnets, Rings and a Pendant Rescued From The Brink!  (Read 758 times)
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« on: January 15, 2009 11:54:30 AM »

I did some more resin pouring and learned something new: If you're going to do layers get an early start! I began pouring at around 1pm and by 9pm I was still at it >:-( So naturally I tried to hurry and therefore didn't do them the way I planned them and then of course they didn't *turn out* the way I planned them! But I still got some that worked:



...and a pendant. The reason I say I "rescued" it is because this was originally 2 rectangular pieces. The inclusions were not properly embedded in the resin so the glitter and micro beads would rub off. I decided to epoxy them together and sandwich a silver-plated bail in between:



I'd be interested to know what people think of these pieces. I'm determined to keep practicing pouring resin 'til I'm an expert at it!

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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2009 12:08:13 PM »

They're great!
I especially like the snowman and the rectangular one with the tiny beads.

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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2009 12:10:52 PM »

Love the sea horse ring and the large pendant.
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2009 01:23:17 PM »

Great job! I love the rings!! Wink

« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2009 02:44:05 PM »

the tiger one is my favorite! I wish it were a ring or a pendant!
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2009 02:59:24 PM »

Thanks all for the comments and compliments!

When I bought the little rubber tiger face it was the only one they had left in the store. Maybe by now they have more and I can get some and try them in rings and pendants.

I was originally going to make them as Chinese astrology round pendants (the tiger and the rooster; not the snowman  Grin) but as it came time to include the paper astrological wheel I had photocopied I realized it was too big to go in :-(


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