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Val Cox Frit New Blends Part 2

This week I’ve been making encased sets using the new blends – and loving the results!

Go buy the blends here – at ValCoxFrit.com!

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Val Cox White Onyx

Lampwork Colour Guide -> Frit Blends -> White Onyx

White Onyx

Buy this frit at ValcoxFrit.com

“A versatile neutral blend of transparents and opaques. Layers beautifully on light and dark base colors. Wonderful background for florals and decor. Good for all seasons. Not fussy.”

Beads & Info by Amy Hall

A […]

Val Cox Winter Blues Frit

This isn’t a new Val Cox blend, but she is now offering it in #0 size (which I think is fairly new!) – anyhow, here are some of my results from testing yet another lovely Val Cox blend. Loving these small grinds that are now available!

This frit (sold by Val Cox) is a […]

Friday Lampwork Feature – “Etched Beads”

This week I have been experimenting with glass etching. This is a technique that is widely used with lampwork beads, but one that I have only really touched on slightly in my own work. I don’t have a good reason for this. I love the way etched beads look and the way etching a bead […]

Colour Experiments – Val Cox Copper Blue Frit

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 […]

Colour Experiments – Val Cox Dense Black Frit

Colour Experiments

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.”

Beads & Info by Amy Hall

Val […]

Colour Experiments – Val Cox Red Violet Frit

Colour experiments

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 […]

Friday Lampwork Feature – “Frit Beads”

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, […]

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Friday Lampwork Feature – “Spring”

This is the first of (hopefully) many “Friday Features” here on the Two Glassy Ladies blog. I want to use this little bit of time/webspace to feature the work of some wonderful and talented glass artists. Most of these people are friends I have made through the “Lampwork Etc” webforum. It is really important for […]