Tuesday, December 6

December Week 2 Bead sets

Blue Planet
Materials: Effetre and Double Helix Glasses

On a base of Effetre Pale Aquamarine transparent, Double Helix silver glass frit named Kronos was sprinkled, reduced and encased again with Pale Aquamarine. The hues of cream, blue and green come alive under the encasement! These 11 beads were created with 3/32" mandrels.

Angel Bubbles 3
Materials: Effetre and Double Helix Glasses

This set of 7 beads were created with a combination of Effetre Rose Quartz transparent glass and dewdrops of Double Helix silver glass, Kalypso.  The silver glass was added, struck and reduced to mother of pearl shine and then encased to create the colourful droplets of colour of the silver infused glass.The result is gentle hues of amber, purple, cream, rose and blue in each encased bubble.

Goddess Bead Series #109

"Roman myth name of a goddess of fruit trees, derived from Latin pomus, meaning fruit tree"
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy, Effetre and Double Helix Glasses

This set of 9 goddess series beads were created on a base of CiM's emerald transparent glass, Oz, with layered dots of Effetre Dark Ivory and a mixture of silver glasses. Double Helix's Kronos and Olympia Rain silver glasses creates the multicolored portals captured under each drop of clear glass.Oz green transparent spacers (4) are included in this set.

Ehko Silver Orbs
Materials: Effetre, Double Helix Glasses and 99% Fine Silver Wire

This set of 9 encased round beads were created on a base of Double Helix silver glass, Ehko. This glass starts as a beige-tan, but when each bead core was wrapped in 99% fine silver wire and reduced to create the dramatic hues of pinks, blues, ambers and purples. Each result was then captured under a thick encasement of Effetre clear glass.

Ice and Snow
Materials: CiM - Creation is Messy and Effetre Glasses

This set of 15 sugared beads was created with bases of Effetre Extra clear transparent glass and CiM's, Peace, white opaque and sprinkled with fine clear glass frit.
Four White opaque spacers complete this set.

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