11 Things to do with Goldstone - Lampwork Tutorial by Sarah Hornik

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11 Things to do with Goldstone is an E-Book for glass beadmakers, all about goldstone (also known as aventurine) and how to incorporate it into glass beads.

The book is divided into two sections. In the first part, you will find loads of information about goldstone and tips on how to work with it. The second part is the tutorial section, which includes 11 step-by-step tutorials, ranging in level from beginner to advanced. The second section also includes several "Ideas and Inspiration" pages, loaded with extra suggestions on what to do with goldstone!

List of Tutorials:

1. Floating Sparkle Bead
2. Swirled Sparkle Bead
3. Goldstone Frit Stringer
4. Goldstone Frit Twistie
5. Silvered Goldstone Frit Bead
6. Unencased Goldstone Stringer
7. Encased Goldstone Stringer
8. Egyptian Artifact Bead
9. Twisted Cane with Goldstone
10. Murrini with Goldstone
11. Sparkly Ribbon Bead


The E-book is in PDF format. It is 71 pages long, and contains over 230 high-quality color photos. File size is 10MB.

The file is now downloadable through Etsy. If you have any trouble downloading after purchase, please contact me.


Please Note: This E-book is not intended for beginner lampworkers. It does not cover basic beadmaking techniques.
It is assumed that you have knowledge and experience in basic making and shaping of beads, pulling stringers and using them, dot placement, encasing and basic cane-pulling techniques.

The glass referred to and demonstrated with throughout the E-book is all COE-104 - mainly Effetre, Vetrofond and Lauscha.

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I have always admired Sarah's beads. I am so happy to be able to add this tutorial to my library. Thank you!
Jan 24, 2018 by LeighinAK
Excellent thanks, worth every penny
Jan 17, 2018 by marshmaiden31
Jan 3, 2018 by billkris
Sep 2, 2016 by Collette Neville
Started reading this one. Full of wonderful history , background and facts. Worth the price.
Sep 24, 2015 by SeeSpotRun Findings

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