Jump rings and other small metal pieces are a new essential in the world of modern nail art. Watch as Sarah Elmaz of Get Buffed Nails shows how to incorporate this small gold ring into
You will need:
- Clear hard gel
- Gold jump rings (can be bought at craft stores in the DIY jewelry section)
- Glitter of your choice
- Gold caviar beads
Step 1: Place a small bead of gel on the form.
Step 2: Pick up the jump ring.
Step 3: Place on top of the gel bead.
Step 4: With a small brush add glitter to the gel (clean the edges before curing)
Step 5: Make sure you cure until the gel completely hardens. Then add a larger gel bead on top.
Step 6: Work the bead until it is a nice dome shape over the glitter. Cure.
Step 7: Wipe the tacky layer. Dab glue where you would like the jewel positioned. Pick up the jewel and place on the glue – allow time for the glue to dry.
Step 8: Add some more gel around the outside of the jewel .
Step 9: Start placing your caviar beads all around the jewel.
Step 10: Continue until you’re happy with the result. Add a layer of gel top coat to your jewel and cure. Done.
[Images: Sarah Elmaz]