Edible Jewels And Beads

Decorating By jlynnw Updated 19 Feb 2009 , 12:05am by jlynnw

jlynnw Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 10:39pm
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I want to make some sequins, pearls, and "diamonds" . I guess with the humidity, isomalt will be best for the jewels. I just can't figure the sequins. I saw a Dorthy red slipper shoe covered in sequins but they looked like small red dots. (Ace of Cakes episode) Any suggestions?

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bashini Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 10:50pm
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Hi there, here is tutorial on how to make edible pearls,


And I've have read few posts on making sequins with gelatine. But I don't know the method to do it. But I know they use a paper puncher to cut the circles.

Hope some one can give you a better idea on how to do those.


cakesbykitty Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 11:04pm
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i saw that episode... fundraiser where they all made shoes! very cool. to me it looked more like mini fondant circles cut out, with perhaps a hole poked in the center, and then brushed with a sparkly dust.

jlynnw Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 12:05am
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the gelatine method sounds like an idea. any one know about them?

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