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The Art of Resin Jewelry: Layering, Casting, and Mixed Media Techniques for Creating Vintage to Contemporary Designs
by Sherri Haab
Resin jewelry is made from liquid plastic that magically turns solid when a hardener is added. Pretty cool! The popularity of these resins for jewelry making has soared with the introduction of easy-to-mix, low-odor products, ideal for crafters. Now best-selling author Sherri Haab shows how to put the miracle of modern technology to work making necklaces, bangles, bracelet ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Potter Craft
(first published June 15th 2006)
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I have always admired the beauty and versatility of resin for jewelry design, and the way it mimics glass without any of the drawbacks. Unfortunately, I can't get past the fact that it is made from petrochemicals, and that crafting with it requires the use of a respirator. I do have to admit that the projects that Sherri Haab demonstrates in this book are gorgeous and inventive.
The projects in this book are mostly not my style, though they show you the wide range of styles and techniques you can use when casting resin. What I did love this book for is the in-depth instructions and tips. I highly recommend this book for anyone wanting to try their hand at resin jewelry.