Thursday, February 23, 2017

Resin Tip - Demoulding Silicone Moulds the Easy Way!

Geometric patterns are having a strong influence on fashion and home décor at present and they're showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. As is often the case, this trend has filtered its way through to jewellery and accessories too - those pretty geometric wand-shaped healing crystal pendants have become a mainstream jewellery item - it's a natural progression from the druzy stones that have been all the rage in recent times. Even in the resin world there is a selection of sleek hexagonal, square and round cylinder moulds available now. Their long, slender shapes making them very appealing as pendants, particularly with whispy colour or delicate florals suspended in them.

Geometric resin pendants filled with wispy streaks of red and turquoise


But this elegant, slender shape presents a problem. It is extremely difficult to get the casting out of the mould once it's cured. So what do you do when the resin is stuck and you just can't budge it?

Well, take a look at the video below for a surefire way to EASILY remove your resin casting from the silicone mould. I think you'll be amazed at how quickly it all happens!


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Help! My resin is stuck - Demoulding Resin, the easy way - tip sheet.

Demoulding resin from geometric silicone moulds using a simple soap and water trick - tip sheet.

'Til next time.......











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