I made this lampwork glass bead directly on the key using a torch in my home studio. The glass bead has a base of a dark ivory colored or beige glass with a stripe of silvered ivory glass melted onto its surface. The dark webbing lines are the reaction between the silver and the ivory glass. This glass bead is adhered to the antique skeleton key and does not move. The key does have some surface rust which can be easily cleaned off but was left for artistic effect and easier adhesion of the glass to the key. This bead has been annealed in my kiln for durability.
The antique key is little longer than 2 5/8 inches long. The key is flat where the lampwork bead is located. The lampwork glass bead is approximately 5/8 inches long. The lampwork glass bead is between 1 1/8 inches in diameter. The bead is 1/2 inches thick. This key bead weighs about .715 ounces.
I am an SRA Lampwork Artist.
Thanks for looking.
This antique key bead contains a lampwork glass bead which though durable is not indestructible and is not intended for babies or children.
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