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Opal Glass Cabs

Opal Glass Cabs

Tammy Powley
Though I love stone cabochons, I was drawn to making glass cabs to incorporate into my jewelry designs. After much experimentation, I have made a number of glass cabs that I’m very happy with. Among these are what I call my "Opal Glass Cabs." By combining regular clear glass and clear Dichroic glass, you can make some beautiful glass cabs that have an opalescent look to them.

You will need the following:

Clear fusable glass
*Your choice of clear Dichroic glass
Fused glass set-up
Fusing glue or white glue that dries clear

*Dichroic glass either has black or clear on one side. As with all of this beautiful glass, the clear comes in a wide variety of colors and patterns. I particularly like the clear in patterns such as lace and checkered.

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