Materials: Mold, Casting Resin, Pigment, Mono filament, Spray Paint, Super Glue
(Read this in a Jimmy Cagney voice.)
So we're dressing this bar cart, see, and the cast is making manhattans. Sure, we say, manhattans, gotta have those maraschino cherries. So we give 'em some maraschino cherries, and all but two of them sit in the bowl all night getting dusty. Bad business, see, wasting food and money on spoiled cherries. Bad business. So, my boss says to me,'Miss Anna, hows about you make 'em some fake cherries? Hows about you make em so good everybody thinks they're real?' So I say 'Sure thing boss.'
I get out my trusty cherry mold. Lucky for me, I been down this road before. For 'Eurydice', see, I had to make gallons of cherries, so I made me a mold. I get my mold out, and I get some Smooth Cast 320. I grab my So-Strong Pigment, and I pour me some cherries. It takes me a try or two to get the color right. While my cherries are settin' up, I gotta make some stems. The hard part about maraschino cherry stems is the translucency. I get some thick, clear, monofilament, and I get some red spray paint, and I make me some stems.
All I got to do now is trim the flashing from my molded cherries, give 'em the old drill hole up top, and glue in those stems. Nice and easy. Put 'em in a bowl, and the subscribers don't know the difference.