Materials Needed:

  • Activa PermaStone
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Mixing Container
  • Water
  • Spoon
  • Flexible Gem Mold
  • Tray
  • Fine Sandpaper
  • Wood or Paper Mache’ Crown Form
  • Adhesive
  • Decorative Tissue Paper
  • Liquid Sealant
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Water Bowl
  • Paint Brush
  • Glitter
  • Gloss Varnish
  • Peel and Stick Letters

Step 1


Mix compound according to package directions. Add 1.5 parts Perma Stone into 1 part water in a clean, disposable mixing container or bag.

Mix gently and slowly until a pancake batter consistency is reached.

Step 2


Place the mold into a tray.

Pour the Perma Stone mixture into the mold.

Gently tap or vibrate the mold on the try to release any air bubbles.

Step 3


Allow the Perma Stone to dry. Average setting time is approximately 20-30 minutes.

Step 4


Loosen the castings from the mold by gently pulling back on the mold’s edges.

Lift the castings completely out of the mold.

Step 5


File down any rough edges on the castings using sandpaper or a file.

Step 6


Arrange the castings onto the crown form and adhere with adhesive.

Step 7


For a decorative finish: cut decorative tissue paper into small squares. Apply several layers on top of the crown form using liquid sealant.

For a simple finish: paint the crown form a solid color using paint.

Step 8


Paint the castings in a variety of color values ranging from light to dark with acrylic paint.

Gems may be coated with a glossy sealant or glitter to give them some added sparkle and shine.

Step 9


A name can be added using paint, glitter, or peel and stick lettering.