How Do I Make A Rosary Out Of Gumpaste?

Decorating By Leslie915 Updated 26 Aug 2010 , 12:56am by conchita

Leslie915 Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 7:43pm
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I know I can make little balls out of the gompaste but what do i use as the wire?
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sugabear Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 7:53pm
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In the close up picutre it looks like they glued each bead in place instead of threading them. If you wanted to string them I would make white and silver beads and string them tightly together with maybe a quilting thread to hold the weight. Make sure you string them tightly together so that you don't see the thread. Hope that makes sense.

sweetflowers Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 7:56pm
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I don't see a wire on these either, but I do have old bad eyes. I would bet they just placed each bead on the cake, separated by a silver dragee, very close together to give the apprearance of being strung. If you want to string, you could also use dental floss and string the bead while still soft gumpaste (or fondant) tightly together as mentioned above.

moralna Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 8:07pm
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What type of occasion is the rosary beads for? If it is for let's say a child's baptism, you can thread the little gumpaste beads with flossing thread, because the children's rosary beads usually are threaded together with some sort of sewing thread and it would be okay if the thread shows. If it is for an adult occasion, you can still use the flossing thread, just make sure that you thread the gumpaste beads tight to one another so that that thread does not show.

CakesByLJ Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 8:09pm
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First Impressions makes a beautiful mold for the entire Rosary.. I have one in my photos...
http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_1678989.html

Jaimelt76 Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 8:24pm
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When I made one I made all the beads and put a needle through them to make them like an actual bead. I then let it dry really good. Once dry I used a quilting thread and strung them all together. I also did a search on how to make a rosary to help with the stringing them together. HTH

Rusti Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 8:31pm
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I love the First Impression mold, that looks so real but if you want a lighter look dental floss or fishing line works too.

Rosie2 Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 9:10pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CakesByLJ

First Impressions makes a beautiful mold for the entire Rosary.. I have one in my photos...
http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_1678989.html


Wow, the cake is absolutely beautiful, I love it!!!! can you please share what kind of cutters you used for the flowers? they'are beautiful. The rosary is sooooo real looking. You did an outstanding job!!! Thank you!

ibmoser Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 9:19pm
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Agreed - beautiful cake. Such gorgeous colors and attention to details thumbs_up.gif Love that mold.

CakesByLJ Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 12:51am
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Thank you Rosie2, and ibmoser... icon_biggrin.gif The dogwood cutters are from the Nicholas Lodge collection.. You can find the cutters, veiners, leaves, and centers on his website: www.nicholaslodge.com
I love that Rosary mold.. the detail is incredible~!

mommynana Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 1:18am
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beautiful cake. cakeBy thumbs_up.gif

CakesByLJ Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 12:24pm
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Thanks mommynana~! icon_biggrin.gif

Rosie2 Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 8:16pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CakesByLJ

Thank you Rosie2, and ibmoser... icon_biggrin.gif The dogwood cutters are from the Nicholas Lodge collection.. You can find the cutters, veiners, leaves, and centers on his website: www.nicholaslodge.com
I love that Rosary mold.. the detail is incredible~!


Thank you very much CakesbyLJ!! I love that flower I will look in NLodge website.

auzzi Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 4:30am
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I would used real Rosary Beads - so that it can be kept for the child in later years .. ask the parents or godparents ..

alasc12 Posted 3 Aug 2010 , 11:54pm
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The rosary is gorgeous, I can't even begin to imagine how to make one. It seems so difficult. thumbs_up.gif

LittleLinda Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 11:56am
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Originally Posted by auzzi

I would used real Rosary Beads - so that it can be kept for the child in later years .. ask the parents or godparents ..



That's a good idea .... if you're going to thread edible beads with something that is not edible; why do the work?

DianeLM Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 2:25pm
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I made this rosary from gumpaste and threaded the beads onto sewing thread. The child can keep this forever as long as she doesn't try to use it as a slingshot. icon_wink.gifhttp://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1654460

mommynana Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 11:20pm
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nice job, DianeLM

conchita Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 12:56am
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thank you so much this will hep me too for a first communion I need to make them

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