Category: Resin Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of resin should I use?

what kind of resin should I use

What kind of resin should I use for making jewelry, crafts and other resin projects? Originally published March 2013.  Updated April 28, 2018. If you are asking yourself ‘What kind of resin should I use?’, you have come to the right place. This is one of the most common questions I get asked about making… Read more »

Advice on what resin to use

advice What resin to use? originally published August 2014.  Updated April 2018. An expert's thoughts on choosing a resin and resin supplies Lots of you have asked me what resin to use for resin jewelry and crafts.  Part of the fun of learning resin is experimenting with different items and finding what works for your specific... Read more »

What are the different types of resin?

types of resin

Which resin is right for my project? Originally published 2012.  Updated April 2018. When it comes to resin, there are so many options!  I’m going to go through the possibilities here with a list of their pros and cons. All resins are a two part system, consisting of the base resin and the hardener (or… Read more »

What to do with yellowing resin?

What do I do if my resin has yellowed? by Penny Reid I’ve heard mixed experiences with using yellowing resin.  I have heard it won’t cure or that it will only get deeper yellow when cured.  I also read the opposite -- that it gets less yellow when cured. Having some 1:1 epoxy resin with... Read more »

Why are there shipping restrictions on certain resin and resin items?

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One of the frequently asked questions we get about buying from Resin Obsession is why there are shipping restrictions on certain items.  These items are considered a ‘hazardous material’ product and must be shipped according to very stringent guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Transporation. What is different about shipping a hazardous material product?… Read more »

Resin casting

choices   Click here --> Resin casting kit choices choices When it comes to resin casting, there are so many choices for a resin.  How do you know which resin is right for you?  Below is a link for an easy-to-follow chart on the specifics for resins available for purchase on Resin Obsession.  There is no one... Read more »

Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin FAQ

jewelry quality resin Frequently asked questions about Resin Obsession Super Clear Jewelry quality resin: How do I mix super clear resin? You will need to mix 2 parts of resin (part A) to 1 part of hardener (part B). Is there a minimum of resin I have to mix? You need to mix a minimum of 10 cc... Read more »

Silicone molds

clear silicone molds

Silicone molds FAQ Resin Obsession is excited to be working with House of Molds in Italy.  We are carrying their line of clear silicone molds for casting resin jewelry and crafts.  They have written an extensive FAQ on how to get the best results using their silicone molds. Read it by clicking this link: House… Read more »

MasterCast resin TotalCast resin FAQ

eli chem resins

Resin Obsession is pleased to add two new resins to our resin product family.  Both resins, made by Eli-Chem Resins UK give artists more options when creating their resin art. –What is the minimum amount to mix? 20 grams, which is approximately 3/4 ounce. –What is the maximum amount to mix? Please mix no more… Read more »

Resin Obsession color pigments FAQ

resin colorants Resin Obsession color pigments frequently asked questions Why do I have to mix this into the Part A resin before adding the Part B hardener? The Resin Obsession colorants contain epoxy resin. This epoxy requires additional hardener in order to cure properly. By adding the color to the resin first, and keeping track of your... Read more »