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Glass Beadmaking lampworking book.

Glass Beadmaking

How to make glass beads cover to cover. Full Color.

Every eye-catching photo in this superb guide to a popular craft will inspire, instruct, and attract beadmakers. It's beautiful, easy to follow, and one-of-a-kind. Starting with the basics: how to light the torch, wind and cool the bead, and shape the glass into barrels, cones, and discs: intermediate techniques, using foil, leaf and mica flakes: To advanced projects like floral and sculptural beads and encasing faces. An absolute must have for all beadmakers! 175 pages

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 Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Getting Started
    • Equipment
    • Tools
    • Supplies
    • Safety Equipment and Clothing
    • Setting Up and Working in Your Studio
  • Making The First Bead
    • Lighting the Torch
    • Heating Glass in the Flame
    • Winding the First Bead
    • Varying the Bead's Shape
    • Flame Annealing and Cooling
    • Annealing in the Kiln
  • From Basics to Beautiful Beads
    • Shaping Beads
    • Adding Color & Decoration
    • Gallery
  • Intermediate Techniques
    • Applying Enamels
    • Glass That Changes in the Flame
    • Encasing Beads
    • Altering Bead Surfaces with Non-Glass Materials
    • Intermediate Shaping and Sculpting Techniques
    • Adding Metals to Beads
    • Making a Gravity Bead
    • Applying Millefiroi
    • Working with Dichroic Glass
    • Gallery
  • Advanced Techniques
    • Fuming
    • Hollow Beads
    • Sculptural Techniques (Kate Fowle Meleney)
    • Making Decorative Canes
    • Making Floral Beads (Deanna Griffin Dove)
    • Gallery
  • Troubleshooting Tips
  • Making Your Own Exhaust Hood
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Artists' Index
  • Guest Artists
  • Index

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