floral resin necklace

floral resin necklace
A floral resin necklace inspired by the jewel tones of vibrant flowers, create this resin pendant following the step-out photos listed in the instructions. Create and embellish one for every special woman on your list – personalize with beads and inspirational sayings, too!

Materials for floral resin necklace:

Bronze wide hobnail bezel with hammered edge
Worldwin DoubleMates Creamy Cocoa Cardstock
Darice Bronze findings: Eye Pin, Clasp; Jump Rings, two
Darice Bronze Chain, 8” lengths, two
Swarovski AB Garnet Crystals, 4mm
Assorted beads: pink freshwater pearls, two; orange glass round; yellow glass teardrop
Phrase or verse (from recycled book)

Tools

  • Needle-nose pliers
  • The Crafter’s Workshop Flower Frenzy Mini Shape and Doodling Template (TWC157S)
  • Susan Lenart KazmerJeweler’s Grade Crystal Clear ICE Resin
  • Jacquard Lumiere 3D Dimensional Metallic Paint & Adhesive: Burgundy, Poppy, Bright Gold, Bright Copper

Basic Supplies

scissors, paper trimmer, palette knife, disposable cups, wooden craft stick, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions for floral resin necklace:

For floral insert, position mini template on Creamy Cocoa cardstock. Apply random dollops of Burgundy, Poppy, Bright Gold, and Bright Copper on paper as desired. Use palette knife to spread paint evenly across stencil. Lift stencil straight up and set aside. Let dry completely; trim to fit inside bezel.
Follow manufacturer’s instructions to mix Ice Resin in plastic cup. (Note: There is a 45 minute working window once resin is mixed before it will harden.)resin in cup

Add small drops of Ice Resin inside bezel. Position stenciled paper inside bezel; press firmly to remove air bubbles.
bezel before resin

Randomly adhere crystals on flower centers. Adhere verse or phrase from recycled book. Pour remaining resin into bezel. Cover bezel with plastic or glass container to prevent dust from settling on surface.

pouring resin into besel

resin in bezel drying
Once bezel has cured, string beads on eye pin; form loop at end using needle-nose pliers and attach to bezel. Position teardrop bead on end by opening loop on bezel, adding bead and then closing.umber-bg congrats-prompt”
Measure two 8” chain lengths. Open jump ring at top of bezel and attach chain lengths; close jump ring. Add jump ring to left side and attach clasp. Attach jump ring to other side of chain.

 

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