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« on: November 29, 2006 04:06:35 PM »

Like my new beads?

I love em!


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« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2006 05:59:23 PM »

Ha ha, those are so cute.
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« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2006 02:10:45 PM »

WOW! Those are great! How did you get them to be opaque like that. They almost look like clay. Very cool.
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« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2006 02:44:08 PM »

Thanks Pinky K!  glass for lampworking comes in opaque and transparent rods, so I didn't do anything special.
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« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2006 05:39:19 PM »

I did not know that. VERY cool! I really like that they are odd and creepy and with a mat finish and not bright and shiny like most lampwork. It works so well with your designs.
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« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2006 05:43:00 PM »

Wait these are glass? How do you work with it? Do you heat it?
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« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2006 07:37:05 AM »

Those make me so happy-- I love the middle one especially!   Grin
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« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2006 07:45:33 AM »

Wait these are glass? How do you work with it? Do you heat it?

I'm not an expert on lamp work AT ALL and someone correct me if I'm wrong but I'm pretty sure these are made by heating glass rods with a special torch and carefully arranging the melted glass in shapes that actually makes cool things and cool colors!

It is amazing to me. There is no way I could ever do it my hands are just not steady enough.
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« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2006 08:01:34 AM »

Aaaaahhhhhhhh, I love these, how cute !! Grin They're hysterical!!

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« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2006 11:43:46 AM »

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I'm not an expert on lamp work AT ALL and someone correct me if I'm wrong but I'm pretty sure these are made by heating glass rods with a special torch and carefully arranging the melted glass in shapes that actually makes cool things and cool colors!

You are right PinkyK.  There are a couple of videos of people making beads on youtue. Just searh for "lampwork"

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