A few friends visited my workroom the other day. They have been many times, sometimes to choose things, sometimes to give me a hand and mostly to have a catch up. They know alot about my work and have been in my room when I've poured resin to make my pendants, earrings and whatnot. This time they were surprised to see several small tubs of rice on and near the resin trays and were facinated to see this new process.
Of late dry rice has been one of the most useful things I've found use for in a long time.
Below is a photo of one of the new cufflinks I have begun making. I explained the problems I had in sourcing the right bezels (the part where the design and resin sits) in a previous post. I ordered lots of samples from several companies but I wasn't happy with the quality until I found these. I'm not sure if its clear in the photo but the fitting is angled at the back of the bezel. This led to another problem - how to sit the cufflink straight so that the resin can be poured into the bezel evenly to give a level finish. The cufflinks need at least 48 hours to dry so there can't be any movement during that time.
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