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« on: January 06, 2013 09:24:56 AM »

Here is a slightly different type of glass weave:







Enjoy!

I usually work with Bullseye COE 90 glass, but this is Uroboros's lovely, sparkly, crystal clear, machine rolled glass. It cuts like a dream and is completely compatible with Bullseye.

It might be possible to use float glass to accomplish this, but it would have a blueish, greenish tinge and you'd have to guess at the annealing temperature. Best to stick with Bullseye and Uroboros!
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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2013 09:38:06 AM »

Beautiful in its simplicity. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2013 10:24:22 AM »

Lovely work - I especially like the gentle slump you've used with this piece and I have a soft spot for work in colorless glass.  Is this BE Tekta or float glass?  I've been a bit reluctant to work with recycled float....
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2013 11:38:40 AM »

Oh wow, this is beautiful.
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2013 01:00:49 PM »

That's so pretty!!  I don't do any glass work, but I love looking at what everyone else is doing.

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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2013 01:07:45 PM »

I've not seen anything like this! (Mind you, I'm no glass aficionado.) It looks like slightly melted icicles to me... which may be why I want to lick it... wait, that's weird.  It looks beautiful.
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2013 01:49:52 PM »

It looks like slightly melted icicles to me...

I thought so too! Very lovely. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2013 01:57:03 PM »

I usually work with Bullseye COE 90 glass, but this is Uroboros's lovely, sparkly, crystal clear, machine rolled glass. It cuts like a dream and is completely compatible with Bullseye.

It might be possible to use float glass to accomplish this, but it would have a blueish, greenish tinge and you'd have to guess at the annealing temperature. Best to stick with Bullseye and Uroboros!

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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2013 02:02:06 PM »

I love the simplicity of it - pinned!
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« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2013 03:08:39 PM »

Wow!  Shocked So cool!
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