Category: Resin Frequently Asked Questions

Is resin safe to use during pregnancy?

pregnant woman with doctor Is resin safe to use during pregnancy? Good question!  Using resin can fun way to spend a creative afternoon.  It does, however, require certain safety precautions.  Here are a few things to consider when deciding whether or not to use resin while you are pregnant: Carefully review the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for the resin(s)... Read more »

How to store resin

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Making sure your resin is stored properly will ensure a long happy life for your resin.  Here are a few suggestions on how keep your resin in its best shape for as long as possible. 1.  Store upright in its original containers. Resin is sold in containers that are compatible with it and should not… Read more »

Tips for selecting a model for your next mold

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  Models for Resin Molds I have had a lot of fun exploring different molding options over the last few weeks.  After receiving several emails with molding questions, I thought it might be a good idea to ‘start from the beginning’ when it comes to mold making. When it comes to making a mold, regardless… Read more »

Common resin crafting terms


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


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?


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?


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 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