How They’re Done

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I have a bead mandrel with bead release and the glass ready for the flame…

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I’m going to start drap the molten glass on to the preheated mandrel…

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I’m doing the applying of the different colours and designs…

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Keeping rotating smoothly, gradually and periodically i take the bead out of the flame…

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Finally i place the bead in a recipient filled with fiber blanket granules to allow the bead to cool down very slowly.