Dichroic Glass Pendant with Stringer Design

Robin Nunes from Madison, Ohio, taught herself the art of fused glass. In this project, Robin creates a dichroic glass pendant embellished with flame-worked black glass stringers.

Font
  • A
  • A
  • A

E-mail This Page to Your Friends

x

All fields are required.

Separate multiple e-mail addresses with a comma; Maximum 20 email addresses.

Refresh

Sending E-mail

Sending E-mail

Or Do Not E-mail

Success!

A link to %this page% was e-mailed

Materials and Tools:

tested compatible fusing glass: clear, green/magenta dichroic
black stringer
torch
glasscutter
glass glue
silver bail
needle nose pliers
heat-resistant surface

Steps:

1. Cut a piece of clear glass to 1/2" x 1-1/2". Clean the clear glass and place in the kiln.

2. Cut a piece of dichroic glass 1/2" x 1-1/2". Clean the dichroic glass. Place on top of the clear glass, coated side up.

3. Using pliers and a torch, heat a black stringer. Pull the stringer into tiny threads. Place the threads on the dichroic glass in a pleasing design.

4. Fire according to the firing schedule suggested by the glass manufacturer.

5. When cool, use glass glue to attach the bail to the back of the pendant.

We Recommend...

Fused-Glass Dichroic Pendant

Fused-Glass Dichroic Pendant

Learn how to create a one-of-a-kind pendant by using fused glass.

How to Design a Lampwork Glass Paperweight

How to Design a Lampwork Glass Paperweight

Create a glass paperweight with a floral design inside using these lampwork glassblowing techniques.

How to Make a Silver Flower Glass Necklace

How to Make a Silver Flower Glass Necklace

This graphic flower pendant starts with a scrap piece of stained glass — a surprising element to this modern necklace.

Advertisement

HGTV Inspiration Newsletter

Create your unique, personal style with advice and inspiration from HGTV.