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Course Overview

Add color and style to your jewelry repertoire with resin inlay! This live, virtual workshop will cover every step of the resin inlay process, from making your colors and inlaying them to curing and finishing your work.  After experimenting and creating a resin color palette, students will begin by making simple sterling silver earrings to understand and practice the technique. Students will then make another pair of earrings with embellishments allowing for more than one color to be added.  This is a great way to add absolutely any color you can think of to a piece of jewelry.

What You'll Learn

  • Explore each step of the resin inlay process

  • Experiment and create a resin color palette

  • Create two sets of earrings, using one to practice adding color

  • Learn to add color to absolutely any piece of jewelry!

Who Should Attend

Appropriate for all levels. No experience necessary.

Additional Information

The following supplies will be used for course demonstrations and objectives. A suggested item and/or vendor has been provided below for reference. Click the linked vendor name to be redirected to a page where you can find the item. The quantities needed for each item are listed first. If ordering, please be aware that some items may come in larger quantities than needed for this class. We recommend not opening an item's packaging until the day of the workshop. Student participation during or in-between class sessions is strongly encouraged but not required - observers are welcome.

The instructor requests that you have the exact Devcon Epoxy items listed below. All other items can be of any brand or those you already have.

  • 1 x pack 4mm round cabochon sterling post earrings (Rio Grande)

  • 1 x pack 10mm round cabochon sterling post earrings (Rio Grande)

  • 1 x Devcon 5-minute 2-bottle 2-part Epoxy (Rio Grande)

  • 1 x Devcon 2-ton 2-bottle 2-part Epoxy (Amazon)

  • 1-3 x pack 3mm sterling round tube bezel settings (Rio Grande)

  • 1 x pack 3M WetorDry sandpaper assorted grit - 5-Sheet (Amazon)

  • 1 x pack undyed toothpicks (Amazon)

  • 2 x sheets white poster board (Amazon)

  • 1 x piece of styrofoam (Amazon

  • 1 x heat gun or hair dryer (Amazon

  • dry pigments such as spices, eye shadow, chalk pastels, tempera paint, embossing powder

  • aluminum foil

Pertinent information regarding materials and other useful items you may want to have:?

  • poster board can be any brand as long as it's white with a shiny finish

  • if you have sterling silver or brass tubing that is less than 10mm in diameter and the ability to cut it down to 3mm heights, you can do so (if not, you can get the item listed above)

  • styrofoam can be any type - scraps are okay (if you do not have any, you can get the item listed above) 

    • you can use a small piece of wood with small holes drilled in as an alternative

This class is eligible for Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

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