Fused Glass Earrings

Valerie Tremelat of Minneapolis is a law clerk by day, but she loves to make jewelry.

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

In this project, Valerie Tremelat makes fused glass earrings.

Materials and Tools:

bullseye glass (tested for fusing, COE 90)
22-gauge fine silver wire
thin kiln shelf paper
Klyr-fire glue
Kiln

Steps:

1. Prepare your area and materials.

2. Attempt to get two small squares of similar size of black and clear glass. Cut some pieces of dichroic glass.

3. Make two little fine silver loops.

4. Clean the glass. Cut the shelf paper to the proper size and get it all ready on the shelf.

5. Make your glass sandwiches with a black base, silver loop, dichroic glass in the middle, and clear on top. Use glue on a toothpick to set the pieces in place.

6. Fire in the kiln.

7. Work-harden the silver after firing by tumbling the pieces for three hours.

8. Add earring wires.

We Recommend...

Byzantine Bracelet

Byzantine Bracelet

Susan Midlarsky demonstrates how to weave silver jump rings together to form this Byzantine bracelet.

Suede and Metal Necklace

Suede and Metal Necklace

Andrea Janosik spends her days at a jewelry company sketching designs, but by night, she brings the pictures in her head to...

Clay and Wire Asian Art Necklace

Clay and Wire Asian Art Necklace

Victoria Slone of Chicago uses her skills from Chinese brush-painting class to create original images for her jewelry.

Advertisement

HGTV Inspiration Newsletter

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