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Make a Dichroic Fused Glass Pendant

Make a Dichroic Fused Glass Pendant

Tammy Powley
Dichroic glass is pricey, but it can add a lot to fused glass. Even if you are a beginning glass artist, you can make this Dichroic Fused Pendant with just a small amount of supplies and little to no glass experience. It does not take much glass or a great deal of skill to make a simply design piece as pictured. Think of it like a fused glass sandwich. You basically take two pieces of glass and stick them together with a jump ring in between them, at least that is the quick and dirty explanation of how to make this pendant. This tutorial will show you the step by step details you need to follow.

To make a Dichroic Fused Glass Pendant, you will need the following tools, supplies, and equipment:

1 Piece of black fused glass about 1 x 3/4 inches in diameter
1 Piece of Dichroic glass about 1 x 3/4 inches in diameter
1 large sterling jump ring made of 16 - 18 gauge wire
Clear drying glue (white or fuser's glue) Glass studio setup (including grinder and kiln)

Note about the Glass:

The glass used for this project is specifically designed for fusing, so you cannot substitute glass used for stained glass or other types of glass hobbies. Fused glass is considerably thinner than other types of glass and has a particular Coefficient of Expansion that makes it perfect for fusing to other glass.

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