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Treasure stones


  • Clear glass stones
  • Clear glue
  • Miniature pictures (magazines. mailers, music club stamps,etc...)
  • White thick paper


**These will magnify whatever you place them on

**Decide what picture you want to use by placing stones

    over pictures until you are happy

**Any small image, color, design, or words  will work.


--Once pictures are selected

--Glue image on paper

--Let dry

--Place glue on flat side of stone

A dot should do

--Place on image

--Push down

--Some glue will ooze out (this is okay)

--Let dry

--Trim off excess paper




--Use thin plastic (that you can cut like shrinky dink plastic) instead of white paper

--Glue a magnet on the back

--Try different color stones—use them if you can see image




Glass stones or gems can be found in different shapes.
Look for them at Walmart, Dollar store, or local craft store.

Traditional treasure stones


  • Candy molds (Thick)
  • Plaster of paris
  • Paint brush
  • Emery board (coarse and fine grit)
  • Optional :Solid shortening



--Follow plaster of paris directions

--Pour into candy molds

--Use paint brush to etch designs or words before plaster is completely dry

--Dry aprox. 15 min

--Ragged or rough edges, use emery board to sand down edges

--Paint or coat with craft glue for a glossy finish


Optional: Coat candy mold with solid shortening

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