Val Cox Copper Blue
This frit is sold by Val Cox. “A classic aqua blue color that’s completely fuss-free. When this is worked normally, you will have a pure blue tone. When it’s combined with silver foil, some copper rimming can appear, hence the name.”
Val Cox Copper Blue #0 on [...]
This blend, sold by Val Cox, is a very dense transparent black. “Hard to believe this is a transparent. It appears completely opaque even in small quantities. This is a fun one to play with. Use it to create depth and dramatic effect.”
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This frit is sold by Val Cox. “A beautiful violet with warm leanings. This color is concentrated so use less to start and add as you go. Red Violet works very well on a base of clear and compliments nicely with pink and aqua tones. Red Violet is in each of [...]
This week for my “Friday Feature” here on the Two Glassy Ladies blog, the theme is Frit Beads.
Now some of you might be wondering what “Frit” is. In the glass world, this stuff is pretty popular. It’s basically just ground up glass, which often comes in colour blends. Wikipedia has some info on frit, [...]
So as you may know if you read my blog recently, or have visited my Etsy shop, I am doing a promotion this month for breast cancer awareness. There is now a section in my Etsy shop called the “PINK” section – in it are all of my pink beads, and my goddess beads. I [...]
I made a bunch more frit beads this week. This time, I decided to mix them up into sets of earring pairs. The mixed sets work great for bracelets too of course, especially if you are like me and really love to just throw all the colours in there at once.
For these beads, I [...]
Today I have some purple things to share. Purple is probably one of my favorite colours, in all of its varieties.
This set has Creation is Messy Simply Berry (one of my favorite transparent purples), in all the beads – the plain purple rounds are pure Simply Berry. I used Vetrofond Seashell [...]
Two more new sets on Etsy today.
Cherries & Cream Some simple frit beads with a base of CiM Heffalump (an opaque light violet), some fuchsia and silver lake frit, all encased in Lauscha clear.
Leaky Pen Plunged Florals & Dots One of my favorite colour combinations – CiM Leaky Pen on top [...]
Coral & Seashells Lentil Set
Coral base with seashell swirl, and a frit mix that I think is called Seashell. Also some silvered ivory stringer. These beads came out so pretty! I can see them paired with some coral beads or even real seashells to make a lovely necklace or bracelet.
More info and [...]