We have been making round fused glass cabochons for some time now, but never tried to use them for much else other than stud earrings. With a little thought it seemed that they could be used to make a range of designs for more interesting earrings and pendants.
A few tests later I found that there were a couple of factors that influenced the final result.
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For some time I have been meaning to try a Colour de Verre mould for small fused glass jewellery pieces. Well, I finally made the time and you may, or may not, be surprised to find that using the moulds is not quite as simple as thought.
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Making something yourself gives you a satisfaction that you just can’t get any other way. Especially when the end result is totally unique fused glass art. Doing something like that with your children creates memories that last a lifetime.
Some time ago my son John and his family were visiting so I decided this was a great opportunity to do just that.
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Just discovered Bullseye Projects and had to post about it. To many times large companies just lose sight of what they are about and the influence, for the better, that they can have on our younger generation.
I have to applaud Bullseye for this initiative. Watching it gave me goosebumps. Such an opportunity for our youngsters and fantastic to see the arts supported like this.
Here in Australia I have difficulty just getting Bullseye glass and have always been envious of the opportunities in the US. This just makes me even more envious.
If only we could have something like this here in Australia. If anyone from Bullseye reads this and would like to talk to me about starting something similar here I am all ears.