Posts tagged 'effetre'

Using Effetre Calico Glass

I bought this interesting Effetre glass called Calico and, to be honest, was quite uninspired when it arrived.  However, I thought I’d have a go at making some beads to see what effects I could tease out of it. I made a dark ivory base and wrapped calico glass around to the correct size for […]
Read more…

Category: lampwork

Flower Lampwork Beads

I found a lovely tutorial called Rainbow Petal Lampwork Beads from  Amy Trescott that describes how to make rainbow beads and began practising this method.  Once I’d got the hang of this, I started playing with the design and discovered a variation that separated out the petals to give them a 3D effect. On the […]
Read more…

Category: lampwork

Silvered Nugget Lampwork Beads

I took some lovely beads out of the kiln over the weekend.  I love making them in nugget shapes using a marver to press the molten glass into these shapes.  I still think it’s like working with sticky toffee! This first set is made using an effetre ink blue base (I really like this colour […]
Read more…

Category: lampwork
`