For this kind of work, you need a laser cut metal base, stone settings for gluing, Rhinestone by meter, Metal embedding elements and a good E600 glue for jewelry making, let’s get to work:
Preparing the crystals for use
The stone settings need's to be embedded with the crystals before you glue them to the base.
You can use the rhinestone in small pieces or separate the crystals one by one.
If you want to get a nice clean look you need to cut away the small metal part connection between the settings so it won’t show.
How to work with the glue
The best glue for this kind of work would be the E6000 glue for jewelry making, which has a thick silicon body that holds the settings and the metal base really well together.
The thickness of the glue is important so it does not spread all around the base while you are working, and it will also stay and hold each setting to the one next to it.
Hold the base in one hand or on a frame that will hold it while you are working so it will not stick to the surface of the table.
This glue starts to dry in just a few minutes, so you need to work in small areas and use a fresh glue each time. The glue would finely dry after 24 hours.
Creating a new look
The best thing that will help you work with such small elements would be a tweezers.
It would be best to start with the big settings and then move to the smaller ones, now you can do whatever you want, it is a clean straight base that you can decorate with crystals and even metal embedding elements in any form or way that you like!
Have fun creating your own beautiful jewelry!