Need To Make Simple Gems, But Have No Molds

Sugar Work By Renoir Updated 16 Nov 2010 , 10:03am by tfitzp02

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Renoir Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 6:14pm
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No molds available locally and no time to order online. If I use pulled sugar - first time - can I just form them by hand and will they hold their shape or will they settle down into a blob? I'm thinking of rolling them into balls then pressing/imprinting on them to get the shapes I want.

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Kitagrl Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 6:30pm
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You'll just have to play with'd have to work fast....I made a candle flame by hand with non-pulled isomalt, just by letting a small cool slightly and then handling quickly with latex gloves. You may be able to roll balls very fast and then press something into it but you'd only have a couple seconds per gem.

Another option is to go to the craft store and get some silicone stuff to make your own molds.

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tfitzp02 Posted 16 Nov 2010 , 10:03am
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I've been dying to try pulled sugar. I'm wondering what the best links to get started and where to purchase the supplies.

Does anyone have some good tips/advise?

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