I have waited all summer and now it’s finally here! Autumn has arrived. Living under the hot Florida sun, who could blame me for being excited about this beautiful season? The colors change, the temperature drops, albeit just a few degrees down here, and the kids are back in school. Say hello to autumn and show off … Continue reading Weekender Project: Sweet Autumn Sun Bottle Stopper
A fun way to add interest and embellish while fusing is by mixing in combinations of stringers, millefiori, confetti and frit. Stringers are very thin lines or rods of glass almost the size of angel hair pasta, sometimes even smaller. They are available in multiple colors and can be placed in patterns on or between glass, think … Continue reading What the Frit? Embellishments to add while fusing!
This month our featured artist is Svetlana Kunina an artist who makes beautiful fused glass and metal work! She is featuring the Diamond Tech Fuseworks Microwave Kiln in her book Stunning Jewelry Made Easy due out in October. We just cant wait to make one of her beautiful designs! How did you get started in glass fusing? • … Continue reading Fusing with Featured Artist Svetlana Kunina
We all make the occasional “oops”, that’s why Diamond Tech is here to help. Keep in mind that practice makes perfect and if you follow the instructions and these pointers for preventing and sometimes fixing a fusing flub, you’ll be churning out awesome art in no time! Arg, I have air bubbles under my glass!Make sure … Continue reading Microwave Kiln Uh-Ohs and How to Deal with Them!