The Swirl Bead Tutorial


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This Swirl Bead is such fun to make you never quite know how it is going to form through the process until you have finished. I work on a dual fuel torch so I haven't made this bead on a single fuel torch, it involves alot of encasing so you would definately have to have some patience with a less hot flame but I would guess it would be possible. It is aimed at those who have basic lampworking skills and have had some practise at encasing. This design was created using soft glass and I haven't tried it with Boro, it does require the clear to be hot and gloopy as you work with gravity do create the end design so if your torch is hot enough to melt Boro you will probably be able to adapt it for Boro!

The Tutorial is a PDF File, 29 Pages long and includes colour photographs of every step of the process and the glass and tools required. The colours used in the tutorial are pictured in the first two photographs shown, the other photos are examples of what is possible with different colours.

It is 3.28 mb in size and I will send it to you via email within 48 hours of recieving your order. I am based in the UK so please be aware of time differences!

Please make sure that you give me the email address you would like it sent to when you order and remember to check your spam box incase it gets posted there.

This is an electronic file and is a non refundable purchase you will not recieve a hard copy but you will be able to print out your PDF copy.

I hope you enjoy making this bead as much as I have, I would love to see what you do with this tutorial, do feel free to send me your photos to bazaarbarnstaple [!at]

Thank you

Jennie :0)

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I making beautiful beads. thanks
Mar 6, 2018 by Pat
Feb 15, 2018 by Jill Knapp
Sehr verständlich beschrieben - schön :)
Jun 27, 2017 by Birgit Lucke
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live the colors on the bead and tutorial
Mar 9, 2017 by Glassshaper
Great tutorial, written well and lots of great photos. I still need some practice but my first few beads weren't half bad.
Dec 25, 2015 by Donna Trull

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