Posts tagged 'CiM'

Lampwork Beads and CIM Sunset

I’ve been playing around with various new glass colours that are now available in the UK and I particularly like the new ‘Sunset’ CIM colour.  It seems so versatile, especially when different subtle shades can be encouraged from the glass by applying different heat.  It’s also great when encased in clear. I thinks it’s my […]
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Maraschino CiM Glass

I recently bought some Creation is Messy (CiM) maraschino glass and it’s a lovely bright red.  It encases white beautifully and gives it a transparent red-orange colour, as in the swirly lampwork beads below.  Some colours of glass can boil easily, but I’ve found this particular colour to be fairly stable and easy to use. […]
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Green Man Lampwork Glass Bead

Well, here he is! A lampwork “Green Man” bead. I’ve seen “Green Man” images and carvings in both wood and architecture in various places, local or otherwise and thought I’d have a go myself. I used CIM Olive glass with Reichenbach Iris Orange and mixed it together before making the bead. The Green Man is […]
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Lacy Effect Lampwork Bead Tutorial

I thought I’d write this tutorial for webbing certain glass over another colour to give a stunning lacy finish over the surface.  I use CiM Hades, but Effetre Intense Black will also give the same effect as both these glasses web across the surface of another colour when placed under intense heat. First I’ve chosen […]
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Pale Olive Lampwork Glass Leaves

Well, I’ve been playing again with lampwork leaves and love the CiM glass colour “mojito”, which the foundation colour of these beads.   However, if you want a colour scheme that you can’t see on my website, then get in touch as I’d love to make you some in the colours you’d like.  Might make some […]
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