New Arrivals/Kiln Firing Results

I finally got a spare minute to post how the firing went!
These are what they looked like before…

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And here are the results!

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They’re for sale in the Etsy shop.

These were fired to a soft tack. I’m thrilled the frit held its shape so well!

I’m going to do another batch of these, with the following tweaks:

  • Slightly larger frit for texture
  • Thinner clear cap. The clear I had was super thick, and didn’t fuse into the cap I wanted without requiring a longer/hotter firing, which would kill all the texture I was trying to create with the frit.
  • Slumped bail made from clear glass as opposed to using metal bails, so as not to spoil the composition. 🙂

Up next on the agenda: What to do with all the overfired/fail pieces, and more scrap projects.

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