Glass Beads: Post Number 1

Something I am just starting to get into, is making glass lampwork beads.

The Start of a Bead Rainbow

A few years ago, Mum bought us (me) a kit to make lampwork beads after we saw someone demonstrating it at a craft fair. We both instantly wanted to have a go. We didn’t really get into it too much to start with because the little cans of MAPP gas were so expensive we just couldn’t do much. Recently however, we bought an adapter and it’s allowed us to use a much bigger, cheaper gas tank and so we can do much more with it.

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