Borosilicate – Marbles & Pendants

  I took a Borosilicate class from the Bay Area Glass Institute (BAGI) in January. These are the marbles that I made. They are definitely not round and they need a flame polishing but they are my first marbles so they are perfect.     This was my first mushroom marble which turned into a…

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Dichroic Glass Pendants

Firing of the Week 11.10.17  I  created pendants from leftover clear, green, and various dichroic pieces of glass. These left over pieces of glass were created when I cut the glass for my plates. I hadn’t made pendants in this style for awhile, so I was happy to use scrap glass and make some beautiful…

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2018 – Firing Session 2 – Pendants

Firing of the Week 1.15.18 This was the lats time I was able to use the kiln. This year we have been updating the workshop. We needed to insulate and cover the walls. Then we needed to add shelving and drawers to store all of the glass and molds. It has been  VERY long process…

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Forest Green + Rainbow Dichroic Journey Circle

Forest green glass is my favorite green color to work with because it is a transparent color that pairs well with clear glass. In this journey circle pendant I mixed large clear 90COE glass frit and small forest green 90COE glass frit together with fine rainbow dichroic 90COE glass frit. I fired it in a…

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Pink Striker + Rainbow Dichroic Heart

These colors!!  These textures!! I look at them and I begin to fantasize about another world in which everyday landscapes or species of flora/fauna depict these beautiful textures and colors. There is something spectacular about the combination of colors and textures represented through this piece and within every heart that I create. I wish that…

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Aquamarine Dichroic Journey Circle

Aquamarine is my favorite blue color to work with. In this journey circle pendant I mixed large and small aquamarine 90COE glass frit together with fine rainbow dichroic 90COE glass frit. I fired it in a Bonnie Glo kiln for a total of 10 hours.

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Dichroic Pendant

This is my favorite type of dichroic glass. There are many different types of patterns and colors of dichroic glass. I like working with the clear backed dichroic. This is a pendant that I made from clear and dichroic glass. I placed the dichroic piece over the clear glass and fired it in my Bonnie…

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Neo Lavender Rainbow Dichroic Journey Circle

Neo lavender glass is my favorite color to work with. In this journey circle pendant I mixed large and small neo lavender 90COE glass frit together with medium rainbow dichroic 90COE glass frit. I fired it in a Bonnie Glo kiln for a total of 10 hours. I reduced the highest temperature in order to…

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Soap Dish @ Air & Fire in Boulder Creek

It took me a year to manifest this vision. I first had to learn how to make journey circles. Then I had cut glass sheets, fuse sheets of glass, and slump them. It was a longer journey do to so many steps and the ever inevitable learning curve, but it was well worth it. This…

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