A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 315,379
Currently Running With Scissors:
250 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Fused Glass Pebble Wall Art/Plate  (Read 1015 times)
Tags for this thread: fused_glass , tray , glass_pebbles  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
1+
 
joby560
« on: March 11, 2018 06:56:38 PM »

I placed a zillion blue glass pebbles on a mold, fired to 1400 degrees to create this wall art/tray.  It measures 14 inches across.  Easy to make.









« Last Edit: March 11, 2018 06:59:16 PM by joby560 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

...So...This is what insanity must be like, I thought.....and I could kind of see the appeal.
Nou
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2018 10:54:02 PM »

Beautiful.  Looks like honeycomb, and like water droplets. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Patraw
Offline Offline

Posts: 2588
Joined: 08-Apr-2014

Unicorn imposters are everywhere--stay vigilant!


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2018 08:43:18 AM »

Very cool-looking creation!  It makes me think of an insect's compound eye and, given the transparency of the glass pebbles, I imagine it would cast some interesting patterns if hung in a window or in front of some other light source.  How sturdy is it?  I don't know anything about fusing pieces of glass together, so, I'm curious about the strength of multiple small units melted together like that.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
joby560
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2018 05:39:13 PM »

It appears to be fairly sturdy.  The glass annealed slowly.  So, it seems strong.  I have it on the wall.  The light from the skylight does cast interesting patterns on the wall.

Thanks for the kind feedback.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

...So...This is what insanity must be like, I thought.....and I could kind of see the appeal.
kwality570
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2018 05:55:25 AM »

This is just gorgeous! I'm sure it makes an amazing piece of wall art.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom
Offline Offline

Posts: 2676
Joined: 18-Nov-2008

I own too many beads!


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2018 10:35:40 AM »

Oh, I think this is so pretty. I bet it looks beautiful on your wall.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom, aka Nancy
Crafting is my mental therapy!
craftylittlemonkey
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

"Always use the good beads, the good fabric and the good yarn. Life is too short to leave it waiting in stash." ~ Edel C
Offline Offline

Posts: 8874
Joined: 03-Jun-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2018 06:00:53 AM »

Oh my goodness, the kiln for this piece must have been enormous. Most fused glass creations are quite small in comparison. Impressive!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Welcome Pillow
Tute Tuesday: Washer Necklace
Can't Fool Mother Nature



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands