Archives for copper sheets

Using Copper in Glass Beads

I have been experimenting with and using copper in various forms in my glass beads for years.  I had been looking for some substantial copper sheet to cut out images to encase and embed into my beads and I found it when I used the Dichroic on Copper sheet that is produced by CBS (Coatings by Sandberg).  I did a blog on using the dichroic on copper sheet a while back and now I am featuring the copper sheet that is a byproduct which came from that process, as a design element in glass beads.  It is a great way
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Categories: Lampworking and lampworking techniques.

Tips and Techniques: Dichroic on Copper

I am a die hard dichroic fan, but I had not paid much attention to the CBS Dichroic on Copper Sheet because at first I couldn’t get my head around it.  When I first saw some dichroic on copper sheet, it was Silver and it just didn’t catch my attention.  Recently I was shown a dichroic on copper sheet that was a pattern called “Mixture” that has soft blues and pinks in it as well as silver and I said to myself – WOW, this stuff is really neat looking.  I had a sheet that had been slightly broken up
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Categories: 104 COE Glass Review, Flameworking 104 Glass, Lampworking, and lampworking techniques.