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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-28, 10:10am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,228
Posted By Vicki B.
Pegasus Beads just added some to their site

I think this might be what you are looking for. I have been searching as well and the stuff Beverley uses in her beads is brilliant. I pm'd you as well. A new batch was added to their site this...
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-03-15, 11:17am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,289
Posted By Vicki B.
Happy, Happy, HAPPY!

Happy, Happy, HAPPY!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-11, 2:29pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,085
Posted By Vicki B.
Thanks for that suggestion, Killerbeedz! I have...

Thanks for that suggestion, Killerbeedz! I have good luck with Harbor Freight and the prices are sure good. I just ordered some.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-06, 8:27am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,085
Posted By Vicki B.
Jaci - they last a really long time -lots of...

Jaci - they last a really long time -lots of beads more importantly, but I can't give you a specific time. I think I've been using the current one for a year - or two but it's practically bare now. I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-05, 1:25pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,085
Posted By Vicki B.
Thanks all! I think Art In The round is where I...

Thanks all! I think Art In The round is where I got the one that is on its last legs now
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-05, 7:55am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,085
Posted By Vicki B.
reamers for Dremels

Wondering where to buy coated cleaning bits (might be a better name) for Dremels. What's the current consensus? Thanks
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2013-07-04, 3:58pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vicki B.
Sweet!!

Just ordered mine and can't wait to read it! Thanks Ikuyo!! And thanks to your husband for his work too!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-23, 1:24pm
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Vicki B.
was afraid that was what I might hear. Thanks....

was afraid that was what I might hear. Thanks. Guess I must be the only person dumb enough to try it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-23, 10:28am
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Vicki B.
furnace glass shards used with 104coe?

I've been trying to get more depth in my large beads and have always so admired how people use shards to get colors in their beads. Val's book has some beautiful examples and I am wondering if you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-22, 6:05am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By Vicki B.
Somehow it seems to happen in the last part of...

Somehow it seems to happen in the last part of melting or polishing. I often get this when I melt murrini flat - I think especially if there is 96 coe in the murrini on 104 bead. Maybe it is metal...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-21, 3:29pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
That might be the answer - sure hate to go that...

That might be the answer - sure hate to go that high as I am good at burning out silver glass color as it is.

Thanks everyone for the input.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-13, 6:53am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By Vicki B.
Yep - I'm on a hothead too - esp when trying to...

Yep - I'm on a hothead too - esp when trying to get those delicious furnace glass colors on the surface. My hunch is that it elates to the amount of Mapp or somehow to the interaction at the border...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 6:07pm
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Vicki B.
Yes - often frit will do that and I'm not sure...

Yes - often frit will do that and I'm not sure why. I just try to avoid having those frits on the surface and also encase those favoite turquoise colors. I have never been able to find a way to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 1:49pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
That's what I thought - think I am just trying to...

That's what I thought - think I am just trying to find new things to try to keep me humble - won't encase those though. Thx
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 10:20am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
Yep - done. Think I'll stick to effetre today. ...

Yep - done. Think I'll stick to effetre today. Ever encase the alabasters - like to get a nice yellow too.
\Thanks again
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 7:30am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
well ORC is having a sale on that glass so guess...

well ORC is having a sale on that glass so guess there's no time like the present. Is gold ruby just a lighter shade of gold violet?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 7:20am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
Well guess that could be the probelm as I anneal...

Well guess that could be the probelm as I anneal at 960, but I dunno - so frustrating. Don't think I want to invest more time in it. I use quite a few of the other CIM colors on this schedule and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 7:15am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
Your experience is invaluable - somehow I had in...

Your experience is invaluable - somehow I had in my brain that folks said the cranberry had overcome the old problems I always had with rubino - ah well...live and learn. At least I got good PPP on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 7:07am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
I'm so glad you replied Cynthia. I noticed your...

I'm so glad you replied Cynthia. I noticed your comments on another thread. Have you encased those R colors with DH zephyr or aether or effetre or do I need to add yet another clear to my arsenal? I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-05, 6:56am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vicki B.
cranberry cracking - think I'd learn

Dang - know there are other threads on this, but I just have to ventilate after a wasted week trying to make some sculptural flowers and spacers with CIM cranberry over Effetre pink. CRACKING - JUST...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2012-12-20, 1:42pm
Replies: 57
Views: 30,323
Posted By Vicki B.
INGENIOUS and so logical - why didn't this method...

INGENIOUS and so logical - why didn't this method occur to me? Thanks so much for sharing!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-11-28, 5:52pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By Vicki B.
Yes - I have better luck when I am covering with...

Yes - I have better luck when I am covering with clear, but when I try to melt flat on the bead surface, I can't seem to preserve the center. Guess I'm not fast enough - or I heat too fast - or both
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-11-28, 4:35pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By Vicki B.
murrini - getting the center to show nicely

I "think" I'm getting pretty good at applying - and even making my own murrini (thanks to several excellent tuts by Mary, Astrid, ccglass and others), BUT I seem to be unable to keep the center...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2012-04-19, 6:47pm
Replies: 77
Views: 12,748
Posted By Vicki B.
Thanks for the great Daisy tut!

Got my tut 2 days ago and had a chance to play with it today. Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful designs and knowledge, Donna! Right off the bat there are several methods that have made the...
Forum: Website help and critique 2012-02-15, 5:14pm
Replies: 11
Views: 6,183
Posted By Vicki B.
I agree Catherine. I'm the last person to talk...

I agree Catherine. I'm the last person to talk since I'm still scanning beads, but the focals that are available do not show really good detail.
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