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Make these beach theme cuffs with 2 part quick set plastic!
Quick set plastic and silicone molds for fondant make terrific jewelry. It's much easier to use than resin and dries in about 20 minutes, too.

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  • How to make a metal cuff. Mermaid Cuffs  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Mix 2 teaspoons each of the two parts of your Smooth On #325
    Pour it in your molds and let set for about 15 minutes
    Remove from the molds while the pieces are flexible and tape them to the wood bangle
    Let them harden for another hour
    *They will harden to the shape of the bangle making your piece look polished

  • How to make a metal cuff. Mermaid Cuffs  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Remove the hardened pieces
    Paint them with DecoArt Dazzling Metallics in gold
    Paint your wood bangles with Americana Acrylics in a color of your choice
    Coat the bangle with Minwax Polycrylic

  • Step 3

    See the video tutorial here.

  • How to make a metal cuff. Mermaid Cuffs  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue your dry pieces to the bangle with E-6000
    Tape them in place while the E-6000 dries
    Add pearls and cabochons with more E-6000
    You're done!

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