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Lampwork => Lampworking Tip n Tricks => Topic started by: lemon kitten on October 10, 2015, 08:11:58 AM



Title: Silver foil
Post by: lemon kitten on October 10, 2015, 08:11:58 AM
Can someone please advise how I can get a lovely sparkle effect using silver foil each time I roll it on the bead and then burn it off i do get sparkles but also it discolours the glass thanks folks!


Title: Re: Silver foil
Post by: Moira HFG on October 10, 2015, 10:52:20 AM
Are you using colours that react with silver?
I don't know all the reacters, but the Bullseye chart is a help. Warm yellows, ambers and some greens react.

http://www.warm-glass.co.uk/images/pdfs/products/Reactive%20Glass%20Chart.pdf



Title: Re: Silver foil
Post by: Trudi on October 10, 2015, 04:49:50 PM
I used to get this sometimes ... I thought  I was catchingit in the flame, someone else said  it was the temp of the flame ... it needs to be cooler.

Another way is to use palladium .... it is easierto works with and has a great shimmer.


Title: Re: Silver foil
Post by: lemon kitten on October 11, 2015, 05:20:46 AM
Ahhhhh yeeees cooler flame....I'm using it over transparent blue and also over CIM Kryptonite  Will try that