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Watercolor Big Hole Hand Made Glass Beads

I recently stumbled upon a neat trick that transforms simple colored glass frit into a washed watercolor effect on a reactive glass base! The technique produces translucent pools of color that take on a unique, one of a kind look with every bead. 😀

BOUGAINVILLEA – big hole bead

FLAMENCO – big hole bead

PAINTER’S PALETTE – big hole bead

ROSE GARDEN – big hole bead

SEA WIND – big hole bead

Here’s a bead I made using an old tried-and-true technique which always produces great results and a unique look – combining dark ivory glass with fine silver foil. It turns ordinary glass into what looks like natural stone.

ANCIENT STONE – big hole bead

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Combining fire and glass to create fine handmade lampwork glass art beads & murrini for designers, collectors, and glass artists.

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2 thoughts on “Watercolor Big Hole Hand Made Glass Beads

  1. Very nice. Love the watercolor beads.

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    Posted by pat farrer | October 25, 2012, 7:23 pm

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