Fan Favorite Resin Photo Jewelry
What you'll need to make this:
- Special Photo Paper for Resin 8-1/2 x 11" (6-pack)
$10.00
- Cropping Software BOTH SIZE Layouts - All Small+Medium Shapes (USE ONLINE at little-windows.com)
$30.00
- Large Silicone Doming Tray
$14.00
- Medium Resin Mold Set in silicone, with cropping template (stencil)
$15.00
- Medium Punch Set
$32.00
- Small Silicone Resin Mold Set with cropping template (stencil)
$15.00
- Small Punch Set of 4
$26.00
- Spring Drill
$15.00
- Jumprings 12-pack
$6.00
- Sterling Silver Accent Pins - 20
$6.00
- Swivel keychain finding - 10 pack
$9.00
- Super Strong Magnets - SMALL - Value Pack (10)
$4.00
- Tiny Pointy Swabs - pack of 100
$4.80
( 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)

- Digital images and an inkjet printer

- Colored wire, if you want to make the wired necklace or charms with embedded wire bails

- Jewelry Findings of your choice to finish your creations

- Sharp scissors

- Pliers, wire snippers

- Paper towels

- Timer

- Piece of scrap wood to protect your surface while drilling

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How-To:
This single tutorial has LOTS of projects, you'll see casting, doming, layering, doming up, wire work, double-sided pieces and more!

If you haven't seen the movie Kubo and the Two Strings,

you should watch it as soon as you can.  

It's beautiful and inspiring and made me want to create!!


Here are some jewelry pieces I made using imagery from this movie as an example.  You can use pictures from any movie, TV Show, book, comic book, favorite band, or whatever you love.  
These should only be for your personal use or gifts, not to sell as these images are copyright protected.
These first ones were made by casting in molds:



All of the following pieces were made with the Doming Technique on our Silicone Doming Trays:


Our Special Photo Paper for Resin is not only waterproof, it's double-sided.  Above you can see me doming the front side of these round photo charms.  I let that set up, flipped them over and domed the backside, which was printed with a leaf pattern from the movie.  Once the resin had thickened up for 1-1/2 - 2 hours I inserted simple red wire loops on the back sides.


This necklace and earrings set was also domed on both sides (DoubleDoming):



Same with these pieces, but I also inserted the magnets into the thickening resin on the backs.  


This next one is the trickiest project, and I love it!  

Step 1: Select, cut, and arrange your photos.

Step 2: Dome all the fronts and allow to harden.

Step 3: Flip in the same position, shape wires as you like and set the wires aside.

Step 4: Dome back side, wait 1-1/2 - 2 hours, then press wire into thickening resin.  Allow to set up at least 12 hours.

Step 5: Add cord (I used several colors of Wire Lace), charms, whatever other elements you'd like to finish your creation.





And here's the layered one I made in one of our Sterling Plated Bezels:


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