Ring with Apoxie® and Swarovski Crystal Xilion Chaton
-- Designer --
Tammy Honaman, Author, Jewelry-Making Expert and Educator, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®To learn more about Tammy Honaman, read her jewelry artist success story here
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||Mix Two-Part Epoxy
Mark one pack A and the other B. Slice off equal amounts from packs A and B. Roll into similarly-sized round shapes. Then knead parts A and B together for exactly two minutes.
Note: When mixing is complete, color will be uniform throughout.
Note: Wrap remaining components of Apoxie® sculpt in an airtight package.
||Shape and Adhere
Ensure the surface you are applying Apoxie® sculpt is free of dust, dirt and oil. Work into your desired setting or onto the embellishment surface.
Note: To aid manipulation and avoid sticking, fingers and tools should be kept moistened with water.
||Designing and Curing
Use tweezers to set flat back crystals or other stones into the Apoxie® sculpt which remains pliable for up to 2 - 3 hours. Dries at room temperature in 3 - 4 hours, and cures in 5 - 10 hours, depending on the thickness.
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