Doming Up with Resin: Doming over a cast piece
What you'll need to make this:
- Medium Resin Mold Set in silicone, with cropping template (stencil)
- Large Silicone Doming Tray for Resin Jewelry and Art
- Resin 12 oz. Set (deals on multiples)
- Tiny Pointy Swabs - pack of 100
- Spring Drill - the easiest drill for resin jewelry
- Sterling Silver Accent Pins - 10
- Jumprings 10-pack
(selections can be changed at checkout)

You'll also need

(You may not need everything on the list above or below, it will depend on the project you want to make)

- Elements for your cast pieces, and any embellishments you'd like to add to the Doming Up layer

- Sharp scissors

- Paper towels

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When casting resin in molds, there is usually a dip in the top. If you're using the right kind of resin like our Brilliant Resin, you can trim this down using scissors, and add another layer of resin on top.  Brilliant Resin bonds to itself seamlessly, you can dome up right after casting, or even a year later for a professional, shiny finish.

Little Windows Brilliant Resin bonds seamlessly to itself, layer after layer, thick or thin.  This gives you chances to embellish your pieces as much as you'd like!  Our Doming Up Video shows how-to, with lots of fun ideas!

These two are domed up to give the castings a nice, smooth finish, no extra embellishments were added in this top layer of resin.

All the rest have extra elements in the top Domed Up layer.  Here it's a butterfly photo, but this could also be done with a sticker.

In this one I used 2 layers of crinkled Dichro-ISH Fims in the cast layer, and a silhouette of my daughter in the top Domed Up layer.

Here I added a glittery sticker to the Domed Up layer:

And in these two I bent colored wire and embedded that in the top Domed Up layer for added dimension and interest.  You'll see how to do this in our Personalizing Video.

You can also allow the Domed Up layer to thicken up for 1-2 hours, and insert charms or other elements, which will push the resin away and create a ripple effect that reflects the light.

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