Glamour Seal for Photo Tile Jewelry - Get Professional Results
Does your current glaze for glass pendants make your ink jet prints smear? Looking for a glaze that you can use with your inkjet prints? Does your current glaze make your papers turn blue? Then you're going to LOVE Glamour Seal!
ONE PRODUCT DOES IT ALL! The best glue for glass cabochons.
Glamour Seal will seal your ink jet prints and glue the image to glass in one easy step. Plus, it dries in a fraction of the time of other glues and glazes. Works great with both inkjet prints and color laser prints!
Ink Jet Prints + Glamour Seal + Glamour FX Glass = Beautiful Jewelry!
Glamour Seal goes on white and dries crystal clear in minutes! Use on your ink jet prints and laser prints without worry. Your images won't smear!
Can be used on both ink jet prints and laser prints, and many more papers!
For best results, I recommend using matte paper which will also greatly reduce "silver" spots. You are going to love this product!
Glamour Seal is also an excellent adhesive and sealant. Use with Luxe Resin for beautiful results.
Non-toxic, odor-free. Fast drying!
4 ounce bottle has a convenient applicator tip. Easy-to-use size. Recap for extended use. Cleans up with water.
*Glass, pendant tray, and chain sold separately.
HOW TO MAKE A GLASS PENDANT:
STEP 1: Find or create paper image print with ink jet printer or color laser printer. (Photo examples are from a Canon inkjet printer on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper, matte)
STEP 2: Use Glamour Seal to glue the paper to the Glamour FX glass, and allow it to dry. This takes only a few minutes.
STEP 3: Trim the paper around the glass
STEP 4: Coat back of paper with Glamour Seal and press into pendant tray.
You can also find my complete tutorial online here.
GLAMOUR SEAL INSTRUCTIONS
Glamour Seal can be used on many paper types. When using your own prints, you can print from either an inkjet printer or a color laser printer. The paper you choose is important, so please read the following carefully.
Glamour Seal is best used on matte paper, 90# or cover weight. Not recommended for regular printer paper, glossy paper, any photo paper, and lab prints, such as those provided by photo processing centers. Glamour Seal works great on decorative papers such as Chiyogami, Italian, and scrapbook papers. When making glass pendants, the paper with the best results when I tested using a Canon inkjet printer was the Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper (matte) 51 lb, which can be used with all inkjet printers.
PAPER EXCEPTION: If you are using Glamour Seal to seal inkjet prints that will not be pressed to glass (ie. Bottle caps that will be coated with Luxe Resin, or in other projects that will use Luxe resin, such as pendant trays, then glossy paper is an acceptable paper to use.
INKJET EXCEPTION: If your inkjet printer uses a combination of pigment black and dye color inks, Glamour Seal may not work as promised. Please check your printer before purchasing and be aware that Glamour Seal may not be compatible with your printer. We are not responsible for incompatibilities with printers that use pigment + dye based inks.
When making GLASS PENDANTS, brush Glamour Seal onto the glass using a paint brush and coat the surface entirely. Press to paper and hold firmly for a few seconds until the Glamour Seal starts to bind. Use this time to work out any trapped air between the glass and paper. Allow to dry paper side up for at least 5 minutes before proceeding to the next step.
Once the first application of Glamour Seal is dry, then apply a small amount to the back of the paper and press into the pendant tray.
When using with LUXE RESIN, apply a small amount to the back of the paper and press into the pendant tray. Allow to dry at least 30 minutes before proceeding to the next step.
When the first application is thoroughly dry, apply a generous coating to the exposed paper. Make sure the entire paper is covered paying close attention to the edges of the paper. You are creating a barrier between the paper and the Luxe resin. Failing to do so will result in dark spots which is where the resin came into direct contact with the paper. If you are unsure if one coat will be sufficient, then apply a second coat after the first coat is dry.
Cold Weather Warning:
- During colder months (November through March), if a heat pack isn't purchased, your order may freeze in transit. This will ruin Glamour Seal. I cannot be held liable if the product is damaged in transit unless you purchase the heat pack option.
- If the Heat pack option is not available, contact me before purchasing.
Problem: The Glamour Seal is still white and drying slowly.
Answer 1: Glamour Seal needs a different paper type. Glamour Seal is best used on matte paper, 90# or cover weight. Not recommended for regular printer paper, glossy paper, and lab prints, such as those provided by photo processing centers. Glamour Seal works great on decorative papers such as Chiyogami, Italian, and scrapbook papers. The paper with the best results when I tested using a Canon inkjet printer was the Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper (matte) whican can be used with all inkjet printers. The exception to this is when sealing paper prior to using Luxe Resin, then glossy paper is OK.
Answer 2: Glamour Seal needed more time to dry before moving to the next step. You must allow the product to dry thoroughly otherwise you lengthen the drying time significantly.
Problem: The ink from my inkjet print is smearing.
Answer 1: This is possibly because the ink was not dry to begin with. The prints from inkjet printers must dry before using them in any application. If the ink smears when you touch it, allow it to dry until the ink does not smear to the touch. Please check with your printer manufacturer to determine the drying time of the prints.
Answer 2: Discoloration can occur if your inkjet printer uses a combination of black pigment based ink and color dye based inks. Please see the INKJET EXCEPTION in the product description.
Problem: Excessive bubbles/frothing is occurring.
Answer: This is typically caused by glossy photo papers that are marketed as "fast-drying" or "quick-drying", most commonly found on glossy papers. These papers are coated with a film that bubbles profusely when in contact with any liquid. Avoid using these papers.
Problem: Cloudiness occurs after gluing into the setting.
Answer: Check your paper type. If you used regular printer paper, this will clear up, but may take a day to do so. It can also be caused by using photo papers which prevent the adhesive from drying. If neither of these apply, then it's probably caused by using too much Glamour Seal. A little bit goes a long way, so use less next time. Meanwhile, give it a little longer to dry and they should clear up.
Because this item contains Glamour Seal, this product ships with a package warmer during cold weather. Glamour Seal is cold-sensitive and should not freeze.