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10x8mm Teardrop Mould

(2 customer reviews)

US$14.54

Handmade silicone mould with two depressions for 10x8mm Teardrop Mould cabochons. Ideal for making ring and necklace cabochons with UV or epoxy resin, polymer clay or concrete. You can include your clients’ elements or inclusions such as breastmilk, lock of hair, umbilical cord and placenta or cremation ashes.

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Description

10x8mm Teardrop Mould duo of flatback cabochons (two depressions in each mould to fill). These are around 7.5mm wide so are suitable for 10x8mm teardrop settings, if you are using a 10x8mm teardrop setting you may need to gently file the sides a tiny bit. Please read our full Terms and Conditions and FAQ page before ordering.

Setting a 10x8mm Teardrop Mould Cabochon

They are perfect for use with a our teardrop crown point silver necklace setting like this. You’ll need a silver necklace chain like this for your customer too. This will give you everything you need for a beautiful 10x8mm teardrop necklace for your clients.

cremation ashes teardrop necklace ashes with basilisk green resin sparkle mix in 14x10mm teardrop crown point setting. Shown with a classic chain
cremation ashes teardrop necklace ashes with basilisk green resin sparkle mix teardrop crown point setting. Shown with a classic chain

 

Or you could make a solid sterling silver ring using this sterling silver teardrop ring setting(click here)

Twisted band teardrop ring setting from the front, 2.4mm wide twisted or rope wire shank with 10x7mm crown point teardrop setting for breastmilk and memorial jewellery making. Solid silver sterling and argentium, handmade by Keepsaker Supplies
Twisted band teardrop ring setting, handmade by Keepsaker Supplies

Or you could make a solid sterling silver ring using this sterling silver claw ring setting(click here) – longer prongs are best for small large cabochons like this

sterling silver claw ring setting from ArmoredSupplyCo on Etsy
sterling silver claw ring setting from ArmoredSupplyCo on Etsy (click here)

Using Silicone Moulds

Because they are made from water-clear silicone, our moulds (molds) they are ideal for all types of resin including UV curing resin. No need for polishing or sanding. We use a strong but flexible high quality silicone and each mould is hand made and checked.

Simply mix your resin with colours, sparkles, flowers or your clients’ elements or inclusions like breastmilk, lock of hair, umbilical cord and placenta or cremation ashes. Then add to the mould and cure in the usual way. Or you can add your resin to the mould before adding elements.

If working with UV resin we recommend you work in layers to achieve beautiful depths of colour.

These moulds are suitable for use with resin (UV resin, EcoResin, epoxy resin or polyester resin), concrete, polymer clay (air drying, heat curing such as Premo and Sculpey). We recommend removing the polymer clay from the mould before baking if not using air drying clay although they can be heated up to 130°C. Although we use a food-safe silicone, we don’t recommend these moulds for use with food due to the manufacturing process.

Mould Life and Care

These moulds are sold for semi-permanent use and will degrade with use. This is normal and not classed as a fault. Please see our mould care information for more info. The life of your moulds will depend on the material used, the number of uses, how gentle you are using it, good storage, careful washing and environmental factors.

Test Cast

It is very important you do a test cast with each mould to check for imperfections, to remove any dust attained during transit and to make sure you are comfortable using the mould before making any jewellery. We advise you use UV resin for this and coat the depression in resin before curing, removing and making a visual check. If there is a problem with the test cast please get in touch within 7 days of receipt.

10x8mm Teardrop Mould Settings and Findings

We recommend that resin cabochons are glued into place and ideally protected with a rubover bezel. You can use any setting with a 14x10mm teardrop shaped depression and due to differences in manufacturing processes, we cannot guarantee a perfect fit. If you are unsure please order a single mould to test, make a test cast cabochon (see above) then test it in the bezel cup. To help you remove it from the bezel cup, place a length of dental floss over the bezel cup first before pushing in the cabochon.

Contact Us

If you have any questions please email us on keepsakersupplies@gmail.com or get in touch on our Facebook page Keepsaker Supplies (click here).

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Additional information

Weight 3 g
silicone type

water clear

cab size

10x7mm

depressions

2

2 reviews for 10x8mm Teardrop Mould

  1. Jessica Jenkins (verified owner)

    It’s been kinda hard for me to find teardrop molds so I definitely love that they’re offered here.

  2. nacollereynolds (verified owner)

    The mold is perfect as usual! Thank you!

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