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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-17, 7:58am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,916
Posted By tanarele
Fourpawsglass, thank you, i found it, but it...

Fourpawsglass, thank you, i found it, but it looks like these are not beads.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-17, 3:16am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,916
Posted By tanarele
Swirled beads. How they are made?

I would like to know, how those beads are made. Maybe there is tutorial somewhere, or it could be described in words? My intention is to make replicas of opaque ancient roman beads, which look like...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-10, 1:50pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By tanarele
Best white for stringers?

Which white glass would be good for making fine lines and ornaments, particulary i'm going to use it on black beads. Actually, the colour is not the main question, it would be even better, if that...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-06, 5:12pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,756
Posted By tanarele
Eileen, yes, there would be no problem if it is...

Eileen, yes, there would be no problem if it is too dark. I doubt it could be too dark for me, because the bead i am trying to match is dark enough, or maybe i should say, it is more dense than dark....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-06, 3:28pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By tanarele
MelanieG, thanks! :D

MelanieG, thanks! :D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-06, 1:41pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By tanarele
Anneal or not?

Hello, i will be making small glass cabochons, for putting them into jewelery. I will be using COE 104 soft glass. Will i have to put them into annealing kiln for the same process that i do with the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-06, 10:55am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,756
Posted By tanarele
While searching for the blue color, i found some...

While searching for the blue color, i found some examples of what i think could be almost the colour i want. It's CIM Pulsar:
http://creationismessy.com/color.aspx?id=51
the only problem with this...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-03-30, 1:33pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,154
Posted By tanarele
KJohn, thank you, i like how Dark zucca looks,...

KJohn, thank you, i like how Dark zucca looks, will have to puchase it, together with other rods, mentioned here, and see which matches best :)
Lorraine Chandler, that Red roof tile, which now is...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-03-29, 10:25am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,154
Posted By tanarele
Ancasta, thank you for suggestion, Effetre coral...

Ancasta, thank you for suggestion, Effetre coral looks really close to what i am looking for :) The period of those beads is 100 - 300 A.D., so-called Roman epoque. The place of manufacture of these...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-03-29, 6:37am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,154
Posted By tanarele
Looking for an orange/carrot/brick color

Hello, i am trying to find glass rods of opaque "dirty carrot" orange color, to make replicas of ancient beads. Maybe someone can give any advise? I add two photos of these ancient beads. Both photos...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-27, 3:47am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,672
Posted By tanarele
I am also completely new to lampworking. I tried...

I am also completely new to lampworking. I tried to work without annealing kiln, putting beads into vermiculite to cool. Also tried putting into kaoline wool. I have read many examples of such bead...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-19, 11:03am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,894
Posted By tanarele
I wonder, why is the surface of those original...

I wonder, why is the surface of those original venetian trade beads non glossy, dull and porous. They are not so old, if compared to some prehistoric beads with exactly the same looking surface. I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-18, 5:48pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,756
Posted By tanarele
Thank you so much for replies! :) Teri.p , i am...

Thank you so much for replies! :)
Teri.p , i am afraid i am still too unprofessional for enamels.. but the color looks very attractive :)
yellowbird, yes, images of "copper blue" on google looks...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-17, 4:21am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,756
Posted By tanarele
Question Looking for blue color like this

Hello, i am going to make replicas of some ancient beads. The biggest problem is matching the colors. Most of archeological finds of blue beads has very beautiful blue color, but when i try to match...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-13, 4:07am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,905
Posted By tanarele
Thank You for advise! I am searching the...

Thank You for advise!
I am searching the possible ways to order Fuji.. :) Still i am thinking about omron E5CC-TCQ3A5M-000 . Besides this new idea of working with glass, i usually work with...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-04, 4:36am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,905
Posted By tanarele
Question choosing controller for annealing kiln

Hello, i am new to lampworking, and now trying to make an annealing kiln. I am not building a new one, only trying to adjust old simple muffle kiln for glass bead annealing purposes. I need to choose...
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