Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue review

Product category: Jewelry Glue
Brand: Aleene’s
Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue is a jewelry glue with a thick viscosity and a permanent bond that works on all different types of metals and gemstones to create fine accessories. But does it actually hold jewelry together well? Let’s find out together.

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SaleBestseller No. 1
Aleene's 21709 Jewelry & Metal Instant Adhesive Transparent, .70 ounce
  • Aleene's jewelry and metal glue. This .70 ounce tube of glue is an instant adhesive perfect for metals, stones, glass and beads. Make your creative ideas stick with this specialized glue. 1 piece per package.
  • Bonds quickly and gel formula won't run when applied
  • Dries clear, strong and permanent
  • Available in .7oz metal squeeze tube
Bestseller No. 2
Aleene's 94830 Jewelry & Metal Glue 3/Pkg.1oz
  • I Love To Create-Aleene's Jewelry & Metal Glue
  • Perfect for jewelry ceramic pieces leather metal rubber gems mirrors wire and more! Strong and permanent
  • Made in United States
  • Bonds quickly and gel formula won't run when applied
  • Dries clear, strong and permanent
SaleBestseller No. 3
Aleene's 33260 Ultimate Multi-Surface Adhesive, 1.5 oz.
  • Fast drying and water proof
  • Perfect on hard to hold surfaces: metal, glass, plastic, wood, fabric and more
  • Available in 1.5fl oz. (44.3mL) squeeze tube
Bestseller No. 4
Aleene's Mixed Media Multi-Use Adhesive
  • Professional-strength multi-surface adhesive for metal, glass, plastic, wood, fabric, tile, stone and more
  • Ideal for building, crafting and repair needs
  • Dries permanent and flexible
  • Waterproof
  • Non-foaming
Bestseller No. 5
Aleene's Jewel-It Embellishing Glue 2oz (27-11)
  • ALEENE'S-Jewel-It Embellishing Glue
  • This glue is a superior formula for bonding hard-to-hold jewels and embellishments onto fabrics
  • Made in United States
  • Quick setting and dries clear and flexible.
  • Let cure 7 to 10 days before washing.
Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue is a thick gel glue that doesn’t spread out when applied, making it perfect for applying in small, exact amounts, which is a necessity when making jewelry. It dries clear and in less than 24 hours it will cure completely. It is waterproof and, thus, can withstand washing, and it can be used for both repairing and creating jewelry from scratch. And, to top it off, its industrial strength means you will never need to reapply. Once it goes on, it stays on.

What You Can Make with Aleene's Jewelry and Metal Glue

You can really use your imagination with Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue as it bonds with a lot of common jewelry-making materials, such as beads, metals, stones, gems, mirrors, ceramics, and plastics. Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue will even work great on porous and semi-porous gemstones, so no matter what kind of jewelry you are making or repairing, Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue has got you covered!

How to Use Aleene's Jewelry and Metal Glue

Where to Use Aleene's Jewelry and Metal Glue

Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue is a great glue, but be sure to use it only in a well-ventilated area as its fumes can be harmful if inhaled and can cause respiratory irritation, cough, or even dizziness. Stuffy rooms are not the place to use Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue.

What Aleene's Jewelry and Metal Glue Can't Do

If you work with very delicates pieces for your jewelry, then Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue might not be for you. Things like pearls need special care when being put into jewelry and Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue is a bit harsher than necessary for those projects. Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue won’t destroy pearls by any means, but it can affect the pearls’ overall shine or luster. For pearls, it is better to use a natural pearl glue.
Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue is a fantastic jewelry glue that can handle all sorts of jewelry making with ease and great strength. It is an important tool for any jewelry maker’s toolkit and will always be able to get the job done.
Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue can be removed with rubbing alcohol, particularly if it comes into contact with skin, but the rubbing alcohol will work on jewelry as well if needed.
Yes, Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue won’t react with hypoallergenic metals to make them harmful to people with sensitive skin. That being said, everyone is different and it is always better to test before use just to be on the safe side.
Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue will adhere metal to metal, but the bond will not be the strongest it can be as less oxygen will be able to evaporate while it dries. For metal on metal, an epoxy glue would likely work better.
Yes, Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue will bond gemstones to silver. It is best to apply Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue to the gemstone and cover the full surface area before placing it on the silver for the best result and strongest bond.
If Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue leaves a vapor after it has dried, you can use acetone to remove it and get your jewelry the shine you want it to have.
Woman using a gluestick
Woman using a gluestick

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