Brooch with Mother-of-Pearl Bead, Everlasting Green Curly Shell and Gold-Plated Brass Drops and Cones
-- Designer --
Esther, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®To learn more about Esther Pollock, read her jewelry artist success story here
: : : Materials : : :
- Bead, mother-of-pearl, mixed colors, 10mm flat round (1 bead)
- Bead, everlasting green curly shell, large (1 bead)
- Bead cap, gold-finished aluminum, 8mm round, for 10-12mm bead (2 bead caps)
- Drop, gold-plated brass, 15mm round go-go (1 drop)
- Cone, gold-plated brass, 16x16mm fancy filigree cone, fits 13-15mm bead (2 cones)
- Link, gold-plated brass, 18x17mm fancy diamond (1 link)
- Flat back, Swarovski crystal, jet, silver-foil back, 2.6mm round, SS9 (1 flat back)
- Headpin mix, silver-plated brass with epoxy, mixed colors, 24mm long with 3mm round (1 headpin)
- Pin back, gold-plated steel, 1-inch with locking bar (1 pin back)
- Molding compound, Apoxie Sculpt, 2-part epoxy, pink, bronze, orange and natural
- Wax paste, Gilders Paste, Inca gold
- Adhesive, Loctite 409 gel
- Pliers, flush-cutter
- Pliers, flat-nose
- Pliers, chain-nose
Repeat to create a second set of wings.
Make sure to use proper ventilation when using this product.
Form a pea-sized circle of Apoxie and press it into the center on the front of the fancy diamond link. Press the everlasting green curly shell into the Apoxie creating the skirt of the angel.
Note: Thin out with paint thinner or mineral spirits to transform the highly concentrated paste to a preferred consistency. Use in a well-ventilated area.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
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