Category: Resin Frequently Asked Questions

Common resin crafting terms

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Resin jewelry making and crafting definitions Note:  These terms are defined as they relate to resin casting and resin jewelry making.  If you have questions or would like an additional term added to the list, please comment below. Accelerator: An additive to speed up the chemical reaction between the catalyst and resin. Air Bubble Void:… Read more »

Resin Safety

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How to stay safe when using resin When working with resin, you don’t need to go full blown hazmat attire, but you do need to exercise a few precautions to make sure you don’t do anything to harm yourself or others.  Here are a few of my basic recommendations when it comes to resin safety: … Read more »

Judikins Clear Enameling Resin Fluxe FAQ

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Frequently asked questions about Judikins Clear Enameling Resin Fluxe If you’re looking for a way to get a clear resin finish to your jewelry and crafts in under 30 minutes, then the Judikins Clear Enameling Resin fluxe could be just what you need. How does the fluxe work? The fluxe comes in a ground consistency,… Read more »

Judikins Diamond Glaze versus epoxy resin — what’s the difference?

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Judikins Diamond glaze or epoxy resin for pendants? I recently became acquainted with the Judikins Diamond glaze product for crafting.  It can produce a clear resin or glass like finish to pendants and certainly has a place in your crafting studio.  If you’re thinking about using Diamond Glaze, here are a few of my initial… Read more »

How to care for plastic resin molds

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How to care for your plastic resin molds Did you know that a few simple steps will allow you to keep your resin molds in tip top shape for many castings?  Here’s a few suggestions: 1.  After demolding your pieces, remove any resin drips while it is still in the soft cure stage.  It will… Read more »

What does non toxic mean?

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The definition of non-toxic You may have noticed that some of our resin jewelry making supplies and products have been labeled non toxic.  Do you know what that means? Non toxic is a term established by the Federal Hazardous Substances Act.  This act, which is enforced by the Consumer Product and Safety commission, defines what… Read more »

How to mix powder pigments into resin

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Wondering what the best way is to mix the powder pigment colorants into your resin?  This short video shows our favorite way of blending your favorite dry pigments.     Unpublished Blog Posts of Resin Obsession, LLC © 2012 Resin Obsession, LLC

How to mix epoxy resin for your resin jewelry projects

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A video how-to on some of our favorite tips and techniques on how to mix epoxy resin to ensure success for your resin jewelry charms and projects!   Unpublished Blog Posts of Resin Obsession, LLC © 2012 Resin Obsession, LLC

How to Successfully mix Epoxy Resin for Jewelry Making

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I have been working with resin for almost 6 years and have had my share of successes and failures.  Here’s a few of my tips on what it takes to get a good mix to make sure your resin cures properly: 1. Use separate mixing cups with measuring lines (ounces, drams, etc) when measuring the… Read more »