I’m excited to add concrete to my designs. So simple, minimal, clean, modern, industrial (brutalism), and surprisingly an easy material to use. However, you have to work fast! Concrete sets in five minutes so you have to be prepared and have everything set up and ready to pour. Although I love the natural color of the concrete, I plan on experimenting with tinting the concrete with different colors to contrast the metal.
Here are images of the nucleus earrings getting ready for concrete. I use masking tape as a backing and a barrier to keep the concrete in the circles. Ready, set, pour….