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Making Two Fused Glass Trinket Dishes – A Project Tutorial

Trinket Dish Tutorial

In this project tutorial on fused glass trinket dishes, I’ll show you how I make two styles. One incorporates dichroic glass but has a saying finish. The other is decorated with glass frit and has a polished finish

The video tutorial talks about the dishes and shows the materials needed, the cutting of glass and assembly, the full fuse, some coldworking, and the final slump firing. At the end of the video, I answer a number of questions asked by viewers.

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Making a Frit Reaction Fused Glass Bowl

Frit Bowl Tutorial

Using the right combination of art glass together, such as Turquoise Blue and Vanilla, you can create some amazing patterns. In this fused glass tutorial video, I’ll be showing you how to use this reaction technique in making a wonderful fused glass bowl.

The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass circles on a ring saw, applying the frit, fusing it all together, and then finally slumping it in the kiln to the final shape.

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Making Fused Glass Part Sheets

Fused Glass Video Tutorial

Fused Glass part sheets are extremely versatile and can be used in many projects to create an entirely unique piece. In this video tutorial, I’ll show you how I make two styles of fused glass part sheets. These can be used in your larger fused glass projects and in a later video I’ll show you how to use them to make unique cabochons for jewellery.

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How to Add Colour to Sepia Decals

While the sepia decals look fantastic on their own, you may wish to at least highlight a particular element in your design with some colour. So in this article I will show you how to add colour to sepia decals.

There are a couple of methods I will suggest here, and they each have pros and cons, but more importantly I am giving you just some starting points. With a little imagination and testing these methods can be expanded to produce some incredible results.

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I called it a Fertility Bowl!

Fused Glass Fertility Bowl

My guess is that you’re wondering what the heck a Fertility Bowl is. Well, study the bowl for a few moments and I am sure you will understand why I called it that.

I didn’t intend to make a ‘fertility bowl’. It just seemed to evolve. Anyway, read on and I hope you enjoy.

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Trying Colour de Verre Moulds for Jewellery

Colour de Verre Moulds

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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