How to Make a Glass-Blown Rose Perfume Bottle
Make a romantic, elegantly shaped perfume bottle with a painted rose design.
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20. Gather glass onto a solid punty and roll it first into white and then into black powdered glass for the perfume bottle stopper. This creates a spider web pattern when heated. Shape the glass into a stopper for the perfume bottle using the jacks.
21. Put the stopper into an annealer to cool.
22. Grind the bottom of the perfume flat on a series of flat diamond-embedded wheels. Grind the stopper to fit the opening of the perfume bottle using the same wheels.
23. Apply an acid-etching paste to the stopper. Allow to sit for a half an hour, then rinse it off. The stopper now has a matte finish. Place the stopper in the top of the rose glass perfume bottle.
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