Monday, November 09, 2009

Oil Stones

The pictures do not even come close to showing off how lustrous and metallic these are.
They're made on a core bead of black that has been wrapped in light Silver Plum.
On top of the Silver Plum I wound on strands of Double Helix Psyche and Aurae, melted them in just a little bit to make a raised and webbed surface. Finally I reduced the silvered glass to make lots of oily blue and gold metallic highlights.

If you look carefully at the reflection in this bead you can see the ginko tree outside my desk window.


Adventures with Millie Making Jewelry said...

Those are fabulous. So very special...and I'm jealous of that tree! Yellow fall leaves have always been my favorite!

rosebud101 said...

Very nice! I love those beads!

Steph said...

Once again you made wonders with glass!