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Aubrey
08-09-2014, 08:10 PM
I just got a pair of shells from the Oregon Coast from a family member who was on vacation and I have a ton of various jewels from performances and I was wondering if anyone has used Ben Nye Spirit Gum to glue things. I know it's waterproof, but i didn't know if there have been problems with it in the past & considering these are the only shells i have (stupid inland living) i'd like to keep them good!

MermaidBrandie
08-17-2014, 06:34 PM
I would use E6000 personally. I know it's waterproof and damn near impossible to get off.

Mermaid Tula
08-17-2014, 08:21 PM
I would think that Spirit gum would only work for adhering the shells to skin safely, rather than gluing things to the shells.

Aubrey
08-17-2014, 08:31 PM
Ooh I never thought about using it to put on skin! Genius.

Mermaid Tula
08-17-2014, 09:16 PM
I normally use spirit gum to adhere latex prosthetic pieces on

MermaidBrandie
08-19-2014, 11:02 AM
I'm not sure how well it would hold heavy seashells to skin honestly....little ones yes, big ones??? Try it before you go in public with that meathod. lol