Monday, August 20, 2007

Getting Terra-ific Color

I've been continuing to practice with Terra glass during the past week. Up to this point my Terra beads have been less-than-satisfactory. Here is my first attempt at encased Terra from a couple of months ago:


Lately however, I've been pleased with the results I'm getting. Practice has improved my techniques. Here is the accomplishment I'm most proud of, a nice little set of brightly-colored encased Terra beads:

I've also been continuing to etch Terra beads. (See this older post: Etching Terra Beads). I like the contrast of textures. Here is a set of etched beads with a Terra base and black stringer decorations. The black parts etched and the Terra remained shiny:

Next post: A tutorial on encasing Terra!

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