Step 1: Using any type of found wood, cut down into small pieces. Select piece of choice to use for the pendant. Our piece is approximately 1” x 1.5”.
Step 2: Paint bottom edge of wood piece with Vintaj® Patina in Victorian Gold. Let dry.
Step 3: Choose another piece of wood that is similar in shape and size to your originally selected wooden piece. Mix ICE Resin® Molding Putty According to package directions and mold both pieces together.
Step 4: Once mold is set, remove only the second piece of wood from mold. Keep your painted, original wooden piece in mold.
Step 5: Mix ICE Resin® according to instructions. Colorize using 2-3 drops of ICE Resin® Tint in Turquoise.
Step 6: Gently fill bottom portion of mold with resin and let dry 8-10 hours. Remove piece from mold. Trim & sand edges as needed.
Step 7: Mix a small amount of ICE Resin® according to package directions and paint a thin layer over entire piece for a smooth, gloss finish.
Step 8: Cut desired length of 2.5mm ICE Resin® Leather Cord along with 2- 2” pieces of cord. Soak Leather Cord in water for 1-2 minutes to soften and pat dry with a paper towel.
Step 9: My selected piece of found wood already had a pre-drilled hole however you can easily drill a hole with a hand drill. Thread Leather Cord through hole and tie into a knot at the top of pendant. Fill 6mm ICE Resin® Endcap half way with ICE Resin® Leather Adhesive.
Step 10: Fold one of the 2” lengths of cord into a loop and place into end cap along with one end of necklace. Let dry and repeat on the other side.
Step 11: Finish the necklace by attached an ICE Resin® Jump Ring and S-Hook into the end caps to form closure.