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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-02, 11:33am
Replies: 345
Views: 146,966
Posted By saraconklin
just remembered it was the "fire opal" technique....

just remembered it was the "fire opal" technique. old now.................
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-02, 11:10am
Replies: 345
Views: 146,966
Posted By saraconklin
got confused about two techniques. i was...

got confused about two techniques. i was thinking this was the one where you put down a metal foil and make jewels by putting drops??? of a transparent glass on top or some such deal
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-03-31, 12:46pm
Replies: 345
Views: 146,966
Posted By saraconklin
finally got some gold foil, going to try it on...

finally got some gold foil, going to try it on that
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-12-24, 11:10am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By saraconklin
Tablets and small computers used for camera

old now, eyes going, can't see in the view finder or the screen in my "camera" well enough to see if they are in focus until i download, pain in the butt. soooooooo, i think i need to use a...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-11-23, 9:12am
Replies: 338
Views: 42,060
Posted By saraconklin
you may need to know about the karat, apparently...

you may need to know about the karat, apparently 22K gold will give you a more orange look whereas 24K is a more pink gold. think it may have to be either 22k or 24K to work but am not sure
Forum: Boro Room 2015-11-22, 8:00am
Replies: 338
Views: 42,060
Posted By saraconklin
my problem with fuming is that now that i have...

my problem with fuming is that now that i have taken a class and learned the mojo (thank you Sonoran Glass School in Tucson and Bronwin) is wearing the safety mask. i get that i don't want to coat...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-09-29, 4:14pm
Replies: 345
Views: 146,966
Posted By saraconklin
notes from Sara Conklin Fake Boro Notes...

notes from Sara Conklin

Fake Boro Notes Condensation – all base beads are transparent unless noted
I started working with the fake boro frits in some early frit blends a while ago and then...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-09-28, 1:26pm
Replies: 345
Views: 146,966
Posted By saraconklin
thank you. now that i figured out "blends"...

thank you. now that i figured out "blends" versus just straight listings for the different coe's i found my way, big duh. old now. it usually takes a few friends to help make 1 good brain. the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-09-28, 10:07am
Replies: 345
Views: 146,966
Posted By saraconklin
i bought Magic Morocco, Magic Copper Blue, Magic...

i bought Magic Morocco, Magic Copper Blue, Magic Green Shimmer, Magic Iris Sunrise. they are about $6. for a small container. i will check my notes and tell you some of the great combos with base...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-09-24, 9:38am
Replies: 345
Views: 146,966
Posted By saraconklin
just bought some of the new blends that do this...

just bought some of the new blends that do this whammy and they are wonderful.. when i do the process on red copper green it is magic
Forum: Boro Room 2015-07-13, 9:12am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,734
Posted By saraconklin
Sasha's Oil Slick boro by Trautman

i think Trautman makes it. oh well. what's the story with this glass? used a lot of hot oxygen to melt it and still got the poopiest bead ever. anybody got any hints?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-03-28, 10:39am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By saraconklin
THERE IS AN EASTER BUNNY, SANTA AND RAKU. the...

THERE IS AN EASTER BUNNY, SANTA AND RAKU. the secret ingredient was Raku. yayayay. it creates the concentric multi-colored circles. PHEW. interesting that 3+ years later i am way more in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-03-28, 10:06am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By saraconklin
just did ivory, turquoise, light multi (dark...

just did ivory, turquoise, light multi (dark multi on other versions) got nice results but noT the bead in question. i was hoping somebody would recognize the bead and the word peacock and say,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-03-27, 10:17am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By saraconklin
multi has also been suggested, will go try it all.

multi has also been suggested, will go try it all.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-03-27, 8:15am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By saraconklin
peacock bead

was thinking that i would like to see some of my early beads and whammo, one showed up in the hands of an early customer who wanted MORE of them. She said i called it a Peacock bead. does this look...
Forum: Studio 2014-10-18, 8:01pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,027
Posted By saraconklin
glass jars of rods in window

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in reviewing this thread, i never did post any photos of the finished effect of the jars of glass rods in the windows. love it. damn, i reduced the pixels so much you can't see the photo...
Forum: Studio 2014-10-18, 7:50pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,027
Posted By saraconklin
a note from an earthquake country...

a note from an earthquake country resident..........i would screw any cabinet of any height to the wall. it would be like pick up sticks to clean up if a tall cabinet fell over. oh, the humanity.
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-18, 9:54am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By saraconklin
thanks for the help everyone. thanks for the...

thanks for the help everyone. thanks for the video connection, that's the color i was trying to get and finally did get. doing the hot, cold, hot cold twice seems to have been my answer. i will...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-16, 9:55am
Replies: 338
Views: 42,060
Posted By saraconklin
went on the link to the Kimex site and they say...

went on the link to the Kimex site and they say "ships in 1-2 months" for some stuff, glory be, i have had stuff take that long from China when i didn't notice - or could figure out - the source for...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-15, 12:35pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By saraconklin
kiln fairy was good to me. a couple came out...

kiln fairy was good to me. a couple came out pretty yellow but when i went back in and followed new advice did the snot, cold, snot, cold drill they have some lovely purples. i also like the filmy...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-14, 3:47pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By saraconklin
so, i finally got purple. it seems to work best...

so, i finally got purple. it seems to work best for me if i get it snotty hot; cool, strike; snotty hot again, cool and 2nd strike. doing better and thanks everyone.
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-14, 2:29pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By saraconklin
it gets to dark yellow, almost orange, not brown...

it gets to dark yellow, almost orange, not brown or purple. so, get hot as snot, cool till glow gone, back in outer part of the flame and KEEP IT THERE ???, i check the color once and awhile out of...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-12, 4:57pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By saraconklin
thanks to the 2 of you. i just reread, twice,...

thanks to the 2 of you. i just reread, twice, the beginning sections of Pipyr's 2008 tutorial "boro on an oxygen consentrator" and had more success with triple passion and the dreaded, AP. turned...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-12, 2:26pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By saraconklin
Amber Purple help

i looked on the site doing a search and couldn't find any threads with AP as the topic so i throw myself on your mercy. i have been doing 104 for so long i lost my boro mojo, i can't even strike AP...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-09, 9:24am
Replies: 338
Views: 42,060
Posted By saraconklin
such a coincidence! there is a boro glass called...

such a coincidence! there is a boro glass called Silver Bullet! what are the chances of that, great. so this is silver and gold fumed on clear??

i have an old 18K ring, can i use that to fume?
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