Handmade Holidays

Penguin Glass Bead

March 20, 2018

Flurry Glass Bead  Materials Needed: • Moretti glass rods: black, white and yellow • One each black, yellow and white stringers • 1 Fireworks Beginner Beadmaking Kit • Protective eyewear • Mandrels coated in bead release Directions: Step 1: To form a base bead, heat a mandrel and apply 1” of black glass. Heat thoroughly and use the flat marvering tool to shape the bead into a barrel about 1/2 to 3/4” inches long. (FIG. 1, You can find examples on the pdf file link under the tit...