Sherri Haab is a best selling craft author with over 20 published books to her credit, with several selling over a million copies each. Award winning titles such as: The Art of Resin Jewelry and Designer Style Jewelry (Watson Guptill). Publishing honoraries include Craftrend’s 2006 & 2007 Best General Craft Book Award, Publishers Weekly Cuffie Award, and Oppenheims Toy Portfolio Gold Award. She has recently released a how-to DVD about Resin Jewelry. Television appearances include: The Carol Duvall Show (HGTV), Jewelry Making (DIY), Good Things Utah (ABC) and Beads, Baubles and Jewels (PBS).
Sherri leads numerous jewelry making workshops nationwide and has been a pioneer in the industry since 1996. She is known for tracking trends and then educating consumers about how to use new products and techniques. Sherri prominently features Smooth-On products in her books and workshops including OOMOO® 30 silicone molding rubber, Equinox® 40 silicone putty, Smooth-Cast® 300 & 325 casting resins, a variety of So-Strong® Urethane pigments, and Cast Magic® powders.
To learn more about Sherri Haab visit her website at http://www.sherrihaab.com/
(Pictures and information printed with the express permission of Sherri Haab)
Begin by useing clay to create the shape for the bead. Then, arrange the clay shapes and glue them to the bottom of the container.
Mix OOMOO™ 30 silicone mold rubber and pour it into the container. Once the OOMOO™ 30 has cured, remove it from the container and also remove the clay shapes from the mold.
Mix Smooth-Cast® 325 plus So-Strong® Red and place into a small squirt bottle. Then, put the resin into the mold cavities. When cured, remove the Smooth-Cast® 325 beads from the OOMOO® 30 mold.
The beads are sanded and strung together to create these orginial bracelets.