How To Create Your Own Jewelry with The Art of Resin Jewelry


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.

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Materials Used in this Tutorial

  • Sulfur Free Clay
  • Glue
  • OOMOO® 30
  • Mixing Sticks
  • Mixing Containers
  • Smooth-Cast® 325
  • So-Strong Colorants

Step 1: Creating and Preparing Beads.

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.

Step 2: Molding and Demolding of OOMOO™ 30

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.

Step 3: Casting and Demolding with Smooth-Cast® 325

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.

Step 4: Finished Product

The beads are sanded and strung together to create these orginial bracelets.