Archives for Effetre

3 New Effetre Colors (7-1-15)

  Effetre Marmo Viola (591279) Violet Marble is the English translation for this new color that just arrived to Frantz Art Glass (7.1.15). This color looks similar to Blueberry Cool Color, Ivano of Effetre says: “This may look similar to the old Cool Colour, but the composition has different elements and the technique to produce is different. Unlike the Cool Colors we did not mix two colours but have changed the chemical composition adding further tonalities   Effetre Marmo Turchese (591298) Turquoise Marble is the English translation for this new color that just arrived to Frantz Art Glass (7.1.15).  
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Categories: New Colors.

Avorio 5 colors by Effetre have arrived (5-12-15)

Five NEW Ivory’s (Avorio’s) and they have blended in other colors with the ivory for fantastic results!!   Avorio Lapis, Lt (591291) Avorio Lapis, Med (591292) Avorio Lapis Dk (591293) Avorio Lapis Viola (591294) Avorio Pervinca (591296) Amazing Avorio Assortment (599005)    Joy Munshowers examples of all 5, she calls them “The Sisters”  WE have some beads to share that showcase Effetre’s new Avorios Specifically the Lapis Avorio’s. Our customer, Ernie Wagner, made these beads with two different tonalities which he melted together, introduced silver and created “silvered stringers”. He thought, hey…these colors are “ivories” maybe they react? (and yes they
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Categories: Lampworking and New Colors.

Avocado & Sage: Joy Munshower

Joy Munshower tested some glass for us and this is what she had to say. “Both the new Avocado and Sage Green were easy to work, creamy and flowed well. Very easy to tame and manipulate with tools and held detailing. Sage Green Pastel is a warmer tone with red-brown tonality. The new Avocado Green is cooler in tone than the previous handpulled Avocado batch of glass. It has a distinctive tan-gray-green cast to it. It was also creamy and easy to work and manipulate. It was very well behaved.”   “I have also included a threesome of horse beads showing
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Categories: 104 COE Glass Review, Flameworking 104 Glass, and Lampworking.