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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-12-01, 10:22am
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
I did some more testing on the blue last week. ...

I did some more testing on the blue last week. Reduced it... nothing happened. Put dots on ivory... nothing happened. On Silver leaf... nothing (except for a weird viscosity thing that was...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-11-20, 7:44pm
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
Maybe... didn't think to try that since most of...

Maybe... didn't think to try that since most of the reducing glass I have is DH, which looks totally different. I'll do that next time I'm at the torch.

And I don't think this is a CIM color...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-11-19, 5:48pm
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
Photos of beads below... still can't figure out...

Photos of beads below... still can't figure out the blue. It's much more "blue" in reality, but the star sapphire shimmer is gone. From left, unknown ivory with silvered-something-stringer (may...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-11-12, 8:31pm
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
Ooops- forgot all about this! I'll add photos...

Ooops- forgot all about this! I'll add photos when I get a chance, but...

The ivory is probably Curdled Ivory. It striates when melted, and sort of separates out a little into a transparent-...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-27, 5:36am
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
If it wasn't for the darker caramel color I would...

If it wasn't for the darker caramel color I would swear that the top one is an Effetre ivory. I have hundred of colors, and none of them are close to this.

Yes, the blue rods have that shimmery...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-26, 1:25pm
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
Hopefully the weather will get better and I can...

Hopefully the weather will get better and I can melt a paddle of these on Sunday.

And I really wish glass suppliers would put up photos of the rod, it would make this at least a little easier. I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-26, 1:20pm
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
The Sandal woodivory I have is darker and more...

The Sandal woodivory I have is darker and more green-ish, the fire lotus is way darker and more brownish... This looks like an Effetre opaque ivory (no translucence) and the rods are really rough...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-26, 7:41am
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By carolinainmymind
another round of Name That Color!!!

These are completely different than anything I have come across before, there is a chance they are 96, Ornela or Satake. Probably from 2005-2008 period.

The ivory is darker that 104, almost...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2018-05-24, 6:02am
Replies: 101
Sticky: Dream Beads
Views: 55,884
Posted By carolinainmymind
There is a list of bead "construction" guidelines...

There is a list of bead "construction" guidelines here:

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19995
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-07, 6:44pm
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By carolinainmymind
Hope this helps...

Hope this helps...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-07, 1:36pm
Replies: 118
Views: 29,895
Posted By carolinainmymind
Not sure if the original list is being updated,...

Not sure if the original list is being updated, but while sorting and organizing, I found one that's not on the list. Vetrofond 829- Seaweed. One of my labels lists it as a Frantz Funhouse color. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-05, 5:09pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
OK, the red is most likely Vetro 428. I melted a...

OK, the red is most likely Vetro 428. I melted a paddle and it is dark red (completely different from the orangish rods!) and the ends look like the ones in your photo. And seeing the photos of the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-05, 10:48am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
Hmmm, the rods are completely smooth. I have the...

Hmmm, the rods are completely smooth. I have the persimmon coral and the chili looks too light. May be the candy apple opaque, but I have the transparent version and this is way more orange-y than...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-05, 10:01am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
Nope, I have that one too :) I sometimes tell my...

Nope, I have that one too :) I sometimes tell my husband that I want ALL the colors. I'm much closer now...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-05, 9:21am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
More photos

OK, here we go...

first photo: vetro poppy- watermelon, mystery glass, rods of med red, dk red special, rhubard

second/ third photo: pajama blue, mystery glass and a shot of the rod ends. I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-05, 5:11am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
There is a chance it could be the dark poppy... ...

There is a chance it could be the dark poppy... there is also some watermelon poppy in this stuff. These are *slightly* smaller, not translucent and definitely more red and vibrant. I'll post a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-04, 8:41pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
Thank you so much! I have never heard of the...

Thank you so much! I have never heard of the Pastel Khaki so I would have never gotten that one. The Vanilla Ice and Grey Pearl make sense too, I seem to have all of the other odd lots and those...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-04, 8:06pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
Yep, that's what I was thinking too, it's lighter...

Yep, that's what I was thinking too, it's lighter than the Lemon Meringue I have. Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-04, 7:44pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By carolinainmymind
color identification

Can anyone help me with these colors? I've been searching everywhere but photos of rods/ rod ends are hard to find.

They are all 2007/ 2008 or earlier. There is a good chance that one or all of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-17, 12:26pm
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By carolinainmymind
OK, thanks. I'd never seen it before and...

OK, thanks. I'd never seen it before and wondered if I had missed a trick somewhere. The only class I ever took we used fiber blankets and didn't anneal the class beads. Guess I should get out...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-16, 11:23am
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By carolinainmymind
Haha! The photo finally popped back up. On...

Haha! The photo finally popped back up. On Instagram, Terminal city glass. What is on the end of her mandrel? ID for student work or...?
...
Forum: Presses 2017-10-31, 9:14am
Replies: 1,396
Views: 175,425
Posted By carolinainmymind
I'm watching. Can I please have the drop press?...

I'm watching. Can I please have the drop press? :biggrin:
Forum: Presses 2017-10-18, 10:48am
Replies: 1,396
Views: 175,425
Posted By carolinainmymind
Thanks- when I searched the thread, I thought...

Thanks- when I searched the thread, I thought the date was Sept of this year... doh!

I just sent her a PM to see if she will send it along, we'll see what happens. I know how life gets in the...
Forum: Presses 2017-10-17, 2:29pm
Replies: 1,396
Views: 175,425
Posted By carolinainmymind
If anyone has the Deco drop or cone drop press or...

If anyone has the Deco drop or cone drop press or the teardrop roller, I'm interested in trying them. I'll try to track back through the thread later tonight to find them... hoping someone can save...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-09-23, 2:08pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,712
Posted By carolinainmymind
Totally this! I hate cleaning beads!

Totally this! I hate cleaning beads!
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