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Murrini Overload!

Is there really such a thing as too much murrini, though? Not in my world! LOL! πŸ˜€

I recently had to upgrade to a bigger tray to hold my ever-growing murrini collection:

Murrini Collection

I usually begin every torching session by making a new batch of murrini. This is part warm-up, part ‘feeding the obsession’ – hehe. πŸ˜‰Β  I also like to keep my bead designs fresh and new so I’m constantly making more murrini to use in my beads.

Problem is (if you can call it a problem…) I always end up with wayyy more murrini in a single design or color than I’ll ever be able to use myself since each batch of murrini makes so many chips! Sometimes I will list my de-stash on Etsy. Other times I just keep it all for myself… πŸ˜€

I do try and put all the murrini I make to good use, however. Below are this week’s beads featuring some new murrini I made.

(Note: for the record, I do occasionally buy murrini from other talented glass artists as well – I love using it too much and too often to ever be able to make so many different murrini designs myself! One of my favorite glass artists, Lori & Kim, make some of the most unique murrini in such beautiful colors and fun patterns which I love to use in my beads. But the majority of the murrini I use in my beads are ones I’ve made myself. πŸ™‚ )

Some of these beads are still available on Etsy:

Harbor Mist Reef

Harbor Mist Reef

Key West Reef

Key West Reef

Lanai Reef

Lanai Reef

Low Tide Reef

Low Tide Reef

Morocco Reef

Morocco Reef

Pacific Reef

Pacific Reef

Flower Reef

Flower Reef

Pink Shell Reef

Pink Shell Reef

Point Dume Reef

Point Dume Reef

Rubino Reef

Rubino Reef

Sand Reef

Sand Reef

Sea Mist Reef

Sea Mist Reef

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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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