Oh Clay! Here we go!

Environmental Technologies (ETI) introduced their Epoxy Resin Clay for Jewelry at January’s CHA, and we couldn’t wait to have an opportunity to play with it! The two part clay is stored in separate containers, then when you mix it, it cures to form a hard, resin surface. It’s so cool how embellishments like glitter or mica pressed into the clay become permanent without glue.  The clay also sticks in the bezel without adhesive. Is it magic? We think so! Our designers have been playing with the clay this week along with ETI’s Jewelry Resin, and we’re all always learning from the Resin Crafts Blog Diva Carmi Cimicata.

Carmi used our Winter Trees Perfectly Clear Stamps (now retired) for one of her classes she taught at CHA. We were excited and impressed with how great her project turned out:

Resin Clay pendant by Carmi Cimicata
Resin Clay pendant by Carmi Cimicata

Carmi mixed a small ball of two part resin, pressed it into the bezel, then stamped the image with Jet Black StazOn™ Ink by Imagine Crafts Tsukineko®. She dusted the scene with some PearlEx on a small paint brush to add color, then she pressed some micro beads into the clay! WOW… let it cure and you’re done! It’s so super easy! We squealed with delight and said, “Let us try! Let us try!”

Here’s what our designers came up with to share today! Plus Carmi has a new post at her blog!

Resin Crafts Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Rhea Weigand

Suzanne Czosek

14 thoughts on “Oh Clay! Here we go!

  1. Divine! Had to take a side trip to locate the Winter Trees stamp set! They are on their way to me as we speak! Love the addition of pearl ex and the micro beads! This piece makes a statement! TFS!


  2. I am so amazed that something so lovely can be created with such ease and a few fabulous products. I love the design and it’s perfect with the pearl ex color and the beads.


  3. Carmi’s pendant is incredibly gorgeous! Looks like a mini painting on a pendant! Wow! I must try using my micro beads and pearl ex this way!


    • Wellllll… Probably not, but there might be some really amazing things coming in July in this regard!!


  4. Love that pendant, the design is incredible, love the colors!!
    Thanks for another wondeful hop, I’m in awe of the DT and their creative ideas!!


  5. This is absolutely amazing! Love the texture and the pretty lustre! This looks so fun… I want to try it! Making my list!


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