Fusing Glass

Firing of the Week 12.30.17 On 12.30.17 I fused this glass in preparation for slumping it. I also created a bunch of triangular rainbow dichroic pendants from scrap pieces of glass. I sent those finished pendants to my friend for wire wrapping. Pre Kiln Firing Session Post Kiln Firing Session I am always nervous when adjusting the [...]

Slumping Dishes

Firing of the Week 12.17.17 On 12.19.17 I fused some of this glass in preparation for slumping it. You can read all about that here. Some of this glass was fused in separate firing sessions. The kiln is still not turning on. It is under warranty so we have been working through to process of getting [...]

Journey Circle Pendants

Journey Circle Pendants You can find these unique rainbow dichroic journey circle pendants for sale on Bonanza. The journey circle represents the path that we walk in this life. The reflecting of ones own experiences of journeying and assessing their past in a clearer perspective.   Update: The kiln I have been using is having electronic issues. [...]

Fusing Glass

Firing of the Week 12.13.17 Fusing Session - Plates Pre Kiln Firing - I forgot to take more pre kiln firing photos. Sometimes that happens when I am in the middle of creating. I can't stop the flow to document it for others. I have to keep swimming down the creative wave while I'm riding [...]

First Soap Dish

Firing of the Week 11.27.17 This is a slumping session. Pre Kiln This was the VERY FIRST time that I had made a soap dish. I was very nervous about the glass not fusing strong enough or it fusing but slumping too much. Essentially I was preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. [...]

First Plate Fusing

Firing of the Week 11.26.17 This was my very first plate fusing session. I was planning to place them in stores to be sold during the holidays. This had been a long time goal. I was so sucessful that I was able to make slump dishes, soap dishes, and pendants to be sold for the holidays. [...]

Light Pink Striker – 90 COE Glass Color

Firing of the Week 11.6.17 COE 90 - Light Pink Striker Pre Kiln - Post Kiln         In this post I am going to talk about using the color Light Pink Striker. When you are looking at a pre kiln frit glass containers check to see if STRIKER is written on the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]