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Forum: Website help and critique 2014-02-17, 4:42pm
Replies: 13
Views: 8,600
Posted By Damselfly
If you're willing to pay for a few years up...

If you're willing to pay for a few years up front, I know two businesses who use Westhost. Westhost has a sale going on right now, so if you pay three years up front for the basic plan (which is...
Forum: Website help and critique 2014-02-04, 8:58pm
Replies: 13
Views: 8,600
Posted By Damselfly
If you are ok with a blog setup, tumblr will let...

If you are ok with a blog setup, tumblr will let you point a domain name.
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-01-22, 11:21am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By Damselfly
Forgive the silly question, but in the boro...

Forgive the silly question, but in the boro glasses, the higher the number, the darker the shades, right? so shade 5 is darker than shade 3?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-22, 4:48pm
Replies: 47
Views: 13,153
Posted By Damselfly
I often get encased Psyche hot enough to smoosh...

I often get encased Psyche hot enough to smoosh my bead into a flattened tab, and don't lose the MOP effect.

However, with more recent batches, I do sometimes start to lose the reduction while...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-22, 5:41am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By Damselfly
There are so many different ones out there, and...

There are so many different ones out there, and so many of them have their own tips, so that's a very broad question.

Plus, there's tons of great info in threads already. Have you tried...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-18, 10:02am
Replies: 47
Views: 13,153
Posted By Damselfly
You don't need to work Psyche hot. Working hot...

You don't need to work Psyche hot. Working hot is for colors that strike, and is generally not necessary for reduction colors like Psyche.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-16, 8:11am
Replies: 47
Views: 13,153
Posted By Damselfly
I love to encase psyche, but I have the best...

I love to encase psyche, but I have the best results if I keep a close eye on it. Sometimes I start to lose the reduction, and have to reduce it again halfway through.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-15, 3:16pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,027
Posted By Damselfly
Was that directed at me?? Why would you bother...

Was that directed at me?? Why would you bother saying something like that? So I get a little bored making spacers and such. So what? I found a way to make it enjoyable and I was sharing it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-12, 1:58pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,027
Posted By Damselfly
Do you ever listen to books on tape? I find that...

Do you ever listen to books on tape? I find that doing beads that are too simple or routine can aggravate my sense of ennui, but if I have an interesting book to listen to, my brain is occupied and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-24, 1:48pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,069
Posted By Damselfly
What's the rest of your schedule? Maybe the ramp...

What's the rest of your schedule? Maybe the ramp down is the problem.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-04, 10:05am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,589
Posted By Damselfly
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Tutorials 2013-06-01, 3:17pm
Replies: 7
Views: 4,507
Posted By Damselfly
Gemsinbloom also asked something similar. Here...

Gemsinbloom also asked something similar. Here was the thread:

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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-16, 3:47pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,111
Posted By Damselfly
I use Nile Corp. Sometimes they have sales, too. ...

I use Nile Corp. Sometimes they have sales, too.

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Forum: Studio 2013-05-13, 1:51pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,601
Posted By Damselfly
I just use the rectangular fence posts and a...

I just use the rectangular fence posts and a little double sided tape between them. I only secure them from top to bottom; I don't bother to secure each stack from left to right as they sit next to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-06, 12:42pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By Damselfly
If the hair is long enough (like tail hair), you...

If the hair is long enough (like tail hair), you could make a bead on a large mandrel and use the hair to make a braided bracelet for it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-03, 4:12pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Damselfly
Have you tried the ones with the magnetic clasps,...

Have you tried the ones with the magnetic clasps, like this one?

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Sometimes those have a...
Forum: Tutorials 2013-03-21, 8:28am
Replies: 28
Views: 14,390
Posted By Damselfly
Although I fail to see why this is relevant, I...

Although I fail to see why this is relevant, I will say I remain anonymous for personal reasons unrelated to this forum.

I also do not believe my views are "largely negative"; my overall...
Forum: Tutorials 2013-03-20, 11:39am
Replies: 28
Views: 14,390
Posted By Damselfly
Sorry to get away from the specific question in...

Sorry to get away from the specific question in this thread, but I wanted to respond to the following:





There are lots of reasons this pops up from time to time. And while I've never...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-01, 12:09pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,103
Posted By Damselfly
104 Ink Blue Purple is my fav - renamed Effetre...

104 Ink Blue Purple is my fav - renamed Effetre Dark Violet T-039
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-13, 3:45pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,189
Posted By Damselfly
My cosmic storm has a caramel colored outside...

My cosmic storm has a caramel colored outside with a subtle sparkle like shampoo glass, and the core looks like a black and clear spiral, covered in a thick white layer. It has much more white than...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-11-26, 4:52pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By Damselfly
Thanks! I saw that thread when I did a search,...

Thanks! I saw that thread when I did a search, but missed the silvery part. That's what I get for skimming. ;)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-11-26, 3:05pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By Damselfly
Black Jettum

I was looking through my stash for Dark Silver Plum, and found a bunch of Precision "Black Jettum". I'm not sure if I've ever used it, even though I've had it forever.

I pulled out a rod to play...
Forum: Site Announcements 2012-05-08, 10:58am
Replies: 74
Views: 82,247
Posted By Damselfly
Can you clarify how Self Promotion works in the...

Can you clarify how Self Promotion works in the Tutorials area, please?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-03, 10:52am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By Damselfly
I believe petroleum green gets a black outline on...

I believe petroleum green gets a black outline on dk ivory, and the reaction will get more black the more it's heated, so I dont' think very fine stringer will work for the effect you're hoping for.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-29, 11:01am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By Damselfly
I would try pickling the beads to see if it...

I would try pickling the beads to see if it removes the firescale from the sterling wire. After all, that's what jeweler's pickle is for. :)
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