How to Preserve Flowers for Resin Jewelry

Jewelry that captures the beauty of nature is still a very strong trend for many makers within our community.

To create beautiful floral resin jewelry, using dried flowers and organics, start your creative process with preserving and preparing your organics.

The preparation process is a critical part to successfully creating floral resin jewelry. If the flowers and organics are not preserved and prepared properly, you will likely experience discoloration in your flowers and bubbles in the resin.

Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, I walk you through three methods that you can explore to preserve flowers to create resin jewelry with.

1. By pressing your flowers in a book, creating organics that are flat and can be used to create jewelry like these samples:

2. By using a silica gel to dry and preserve your flowers. This allows the flowers to be three dimensional and for the original color of the flowers to be preserved. Here are some samples of jewelry created using flowers preserved with silica gel:

3. Letting your flowers dry naturally with time and sunlight. Here are some examples of pieces created with this process:

Purchased Prepared Organics!

If you want to explore the technique of using dried flowers and organics in flowers, we recommend that you buy from Kathryn Henderson’s Etsy Shop. She has so many wonderful organics to choose from (including mushrooms!).

Nunn Design Resin is in Stock!

Due to your feedback (THANK YOU!), we have made the decision to bring the Nunn Design 2-Part Resin back into stock while supplies last.

Explore the Nunn Design Blog to be inspired on dozens of ways to create with resin.

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