I have been playing around with pendants. I’ve been using a thicker diameter clear rod to start the pendants so they’re getting bigger. And, I’m getting more in control of the implosions.
Black and white flower implosion
Red and black flower implosion
Red and black pendant
Black and white pendant with [...]
All of these show the back and front views. Some of them could be reversible even.
Blue vortex pendant with a mix of blues, and some reduction frit.
Blue flower implosion pendant
Blues with some silver leaf
Blue skies with a bit more silver leaf
All these pendants are about [...]
A new combo that I read about in Kandice’s color blog, coloraddiction, is light turquoise with CiM leaky pen layered over top.
light turquoise, CiM leak pen, encased with clear, then one end was dipped in reduction frit. The pink dots are rubino oro.
This implosion pendant was exciting because I used a [...]
We are doing three craft shows this weekend! My mom and I are splitting up on Saturday to do one each, and on Sunday we are doing one together. So last night I made some more pendants to sell, and a few more goddess beads.
CiM Lapis goddess
428 red orange goddess
Here is the thread on LE about how to make moretti look like boro. It seems that one way to do it is to use either light brown or straw yellow with iris gold frit, and encase it. I had straw yellow, and I ordered some iris gold frit that came yesterday.
Here is [...]
A clear base with CiM leaky pen overtop, and then white/leaky pen dots
Implosion pendants with CiM thai orchid
Implosion pendant with CiM Lapis… very pretty colour but I just didn’t quite implode it enough
CiM leaky pen on dark ivory… very reactive, a bit too muddy in my opinion
I feel like I’m finally getting these to the point where I am ready to sell them. It’s funny how some colours seem to “work” better than others, though. Some yellows seem to distort more, as do reds and oranges. The more yellowy greens also do; darker greens seem pretty good. Periwinkle blue is great, [...]
I was working on my implosion pendants yesterday. I feel like they’re getting better. I don’t really know all the glasses I used in some of these, but I’ve tried my best to list the colours I did know.
This is two shots of the same pendant, one is lit up by the light [...]