Beading / Jewelry

Tangerine Dream Fused Glass Pendant

By  Jeanne Baruth  for  Diamond Tech

Materials

  • Fuseworks*: Kiln
  • Fusible Glass: Orange; Clear; White frit; Large Silver Ball
  • Hot Mitts

Tools

  • Microwave oven
  • Glass cutter*
  • E-6000 Industrial-Strength Adhesive (Eclectic Products)
  • 1. Remove kiln lid. Place a 2"x2" piece of kiln paper on kiln base (Fig. 1).

    Fig. 1
  • 2. Use glass cutter to score and break a sheet of Fuseworks™ clear glass into 1-1/2"x7/8" and 1/2"x7/8" pieces. Next, cut a 7/8"x7/8" piece of orange glass. Place smaller clear piece (1/2"x7/8" and 7/8"x7/8" orange glass on kiln paper so they are touching and form a rectangle (Fig. 2). Place 1-1/2"x7/8" clear piece on top of orange and clear base (Fig. 3). Sprinkle top layer with white frit (Fig. 4).

    Fig. 2


    Fig. 3


    Fig. 4
  • 3. Set base with glass inside microwave and cover with kiln lid.
  • 4. Fuse using chart below. Remove kiln from microwave using hot mitts and place on heat-resistant surface. Let cool for at least 30 minutes before removing kiln lid (Fig. 5).

    Fig. 5
  • 5. When cooled, adhere large silver ball to back of fused piece.