Category Archives: Straight from the kiln

Update on “Going big …” & changes to Etsy pictures

You might remember my “Going big … and maybe even bigger post”, where I talked about how much I enjoy currently to make BIG beads. Which was of course also was one of the reasons that I purchased the new

Update on “Going big …” & changes to Etsy pictures

You might remember my “Going big … and maybe even bigger post”, where I talked about how much I enjoy currently to make BIG beads. Which was of course also was one of the reasons that I purchased the new

First testing with new StrikingColor shards

This week I was stalking the mailman. I was waiting for a package of new glass by StrikingColor, a small boutique glass manufacturer here in the US. They make the most amazing silver glass colors, and due to the rareness

First testing with new StrikingColor shards

This week I was stalking the mailman. I was waiting for a package of new glass by StrikingColor, a small boutique glass manufacturer here in the US. They make the most amazing silver glass colors, and due to the rareness

New torch for a new year

Fresh beginnings … just look what the mailman brought to my door today: It’s my new torch, a Carlisle Mini CC. Can’t wait to try it out. Now, if I just had some time today to play with it. Ohh,

New torch for a new year

Fresh beginnings … just look what the mailman brought to my door today: It’s my new torch, a Carlisle Mini CC. Can’t wait to try it out. Now, if I just had some time today to play with it. Ohh,

Dance of Seven Veils

I just listed two new sets in my signature “Veil” style. Both of them use silver glass and gold aventurine. For the “Dancing Veils” special nuggets I hand pulled ribbons of gold aventurine and paired them with the always lovely,

Dance of Seven Veils

I just listed two new sets in my signature “Veil” style. Both of them use silver glass and gold aventurine. For the “Dancing Veils” special nuggets I hand pulled ribbons of gold aventurine and paired them with the always lovely,

Silver glass – inspiration from the past

It’s been quite a while that I haven’t worked passionately with silver glass. I guess after making hundreds and hundreds of beads with them in the last 5 years, I grew a bit tired of silver glass (can you imagine?).

Silver glass – inspiration from the past

It’s been quite a while that I haven’t worked passionately with silver glass. I guess after making hundreds and hundreds of beads with them in the last 5 years, I grew a bit tired of silver glass (can you imagine?).

Hot & Cold

Fresh out of the kiln: Two sets with the same design, but with opposing “temperatures”. This is a design that I really love, combining Double Helix silver colors with silvered ivory shards. Double Helix is an American glass manufacturer, specialised

Hot & Cold

Fresh out of the kiln: Two sets with the same design, but with opposing “temperatures”. This is a design that I really love, combining Double Helix silver colors with silvered ivory shards. Double Helix is an American glass manufacturer, specialised

Get your sparkle on …

After several days of etching beads, the girly girl inside of me was longing  for some sparkle! Fresh out of the kiln (and listed on Etsy a couple of minutes ago) are these chunky “Tropical Sparkle” nuggets. A design that

Get your sparkle on …

After several days of etching beads, the girly girl inside of me was longing  for some sparkle! Fresh out of the kiln (and listed on Etsy a couple of minutes ago) are these chunky “Tropical Sparkle” nuggets. A design that