Beadmaking

Wiggles Glass Bead

March 20, 2018

Materials Needed: • Moretti glass rods: opal light green, dark green, medium transparent grass green • One each black, red and white stringers • 1 Fireworks Beginner Beadmaking Kit • Protective eyewear • Mandrels coated in bead release Directions Step 1: To form a base bead, heat your mandrel and apply 1” of light green opal glass. Heat thoroughly and use the flat marvering tool to shape the bead into a barrel. Be sure to make the base bead long enough to accommodate a glass spiral ...