Floating Ribbons Bead Lampwork Tutorial

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This is a 7 page mini-tutorial in .pdf format showing you how to make a Floating Ribbons Bead (File size: 2.7mb).

The beads in the listing images are not included!

Skill level:
Intermediate. You need to know how to make encased stringers of various thickness, and have enough heat control to handle a plum-sized gather of molten glass. Also, you must be able to encase beads. I assume you know the lampwork “lingo”, and that you are familiar with a lampwork studio setup and safety procedures.

Tools needed:
Parallel mashers, mandrels, graphite marver, tweezers, round bead roller/press (optional). It is also handy to have a knife or “raking” tool, whether it be an old dentist pick or a dedicated lampwork tool.

A selection of opaque and transparent glass in colours that you like. In the tutorial demo I used Effetre opaque turquoise, transparent aqua, opaque white, opaque lime green, transparent lime green, clear.

This is a digital product and, as such, cannot be returned or refunded.

Average review
Lots of good photos, a very nice tutorial!
Jan 16, 2018 by tassiebeads
Oct 26, 2017 by Claire Finkel
Awesome Tuto.....loads of good information :)
Nov 5, 2016 by Kathleen Hosterman
Very happy with the tutorial which was very clear but would have liked the pictures of what could go wrong at the end to be larger as I can't really see the fault on my print out, and can barely see it even if I zoom into the PDF. A few alternative colour suggestions or even just a list of the colours used in the examples would have been nice.
Oct 11, 2016 by brissiegirl
Aug 24, 2016 by Simone Irle

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