Category Archives: Testing

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

Experimenting with Hollows

Many months ago I bought a few puffy mandrels of Jeri Warhaftig‘s website. I did originally try out the mandrels, but had at that time so many other things to work on, that I put them away after the first

Experimenting with Hollows

Many months ago I bought a few puffy mandrels of Jeri Warhaftig‘s website. I did originally try out the mandrels, but had at that time so many other things to work on, that I put them away after the first

Testing: Mama G’s Bead Release

Irene of FlamekissedGlass.com was so kind to provide me with a sample of her new “Mama G’s Bead Release”, so that I can test it.I’m always on the lookout for new products, and especially if they can make my bead

Testing: Mama G’s Bead Release

Irene of FlamekissedGlass.com was so kind to provide me with a sample of her new “Mama G’s Bead Release”, so that I can test it.I’m always on the lookout for new products, and especially if they can make my bead

A different kind of Aqua

Last Monday I went with my friend and fellow beadmaker Lori Bergmann to Olympic Color Rods in Seattle. I was originally only on the search for a certain blue tone, similar to CIM Sapphire. But we all know how it

A different kind of Aqua

Last Monday I went with my friend and fellow beadmaker Lori Bergmann to Olympic Color Rods in Seattle. I was originally only on the search for a certain blue tone, similar to CIM Sapphire. But we all know how it