Layered Iced Enamel™ Necklace

Layered Iced Enamel Necklace

What You'll Need:

Torn Word from Art Mechanique™ Essential Paper
1 Large and 1 Medium Oval Art Mechanique™ Hobnail Bezels
Paper Sealer
Disposable Paint Brushes
Iced Enamels™ Medium
Iced Enamels™ Garnet Relique
Iced Enamels™ Ivory Relique
Craft Heat Gun
ICE Resin®
Craft Cup
Stir Stick
Jewelry Pliers
2 Rue Romantique™ Heart Shaped Lock Charms
Metal Fiber
Rue Romantique™ Jet Fire Polish Chain
Jump Rings

Courtesy of Jen Cushman from Art Mechanique™ and ICE Resin®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Layered Iced Enamel™ Necklace


Crafting these necklaces with layered bezels and ICE Resin® is the perfect activity for a girls’ night in! The bold red color complements the beautiful bronze bezels, making this necklace a stylish addition to any ensemble.
 
  • 1 Choose a word Choose a word

    Choose a word from one of the Essential Paper packs, tear it out and seal both sides and the edges of the word with paper sealer. Set aside and allow to dry completely or quickly dry the paper with a craft heat gun.

  • 2 Apply Iced Enamel Apply iced enamel

    Use a disposable paint brush to apply the Iced Enamel medium to the bottom of a large hobnail bezel.

  • 3 Add garnet relique Add garnet relique

    Add the garnet relique, shaking the bezel gently to cover completely.

  • 4 Melt the powder Melt the powder

    Use a craft heat gun to melt the relique powder starting from the outer edges and working towards the top. The metal will be hot. Set aside and let cool. Repeat steps 2 through 4 with a medium hobnail bezel and ivory relique.

  • 5 Mix the ICE Resin®

    Twist the cap off of the ICE Resin® plunger. Apply equal pressure with both thumbs on the plunger so the resin and hardener come out equally in the craft cup. Use a craft stick to mix gently for 2 minutes. Make sure to scrape the sides and the bottom of the cup. Set aside for 5 minutes to let the bubbles dissipate.

  • 6 Drip into the bezel Drip into the bezel

    Drip enough ICE Resin® into the large bezel to cover the bottom. Use a craft stick to nudge the resin to the edges.

  • 7 Place the medium bezel Place the medium bezel

    If you wish, break the loops off of the medium bezel. Then gently place the medium bezel into the large bezel. Use a craft stick to nudge into place if necessary.

  • 8 Add word and charms Add word and charms

    Gently add the torn word and charms into the medium bezel.

  • 9 Pop any bubbles Pop any bubbles

    Pour or drip in ICE Resin®. Use a toothpick or a piece of wire to pop any bubbles and to nudge the inclusions into place. Let dry for 8 to 12 hours.

  • 10 Make a wire wrapped dangle Make a wire wrapped dangle

    Place crystal beads onto a headpin and make a wire wrapped dangle. Attach the bead dangle to the bottom loop of the bezel with a jump ring.

  • 11 Attach a chain Attach a chain

    Attach the Rue Romantique™ jet fire polish chain to the top of the bezel via a jump ring.