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Color of the Harvest

About this design:

The pendant is made using alcohol ink and adding embossing powder to an inked on design then applying heat.


alcohol ink,embossing powder,hessonite garnet

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  1. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    Very cool – do you seal it with anything after the heat set?

  2. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    Yes, an acrylic sealer works well. I’ve made some beautiful pieces using the alcohol ink. The one problem with the ink process is that if you apply any heat (like a torch) to the piece after it’s been inked, the ink will disappear! So make sure the inking is the last step you take. Also, don’t get the piece get wet!

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