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silver and glass

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Miriam Silburt
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silver and glass

Postby Miriam Silburt » Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:00 am

Can you fire silver with glass?

Barry Kaiser
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Re: silver and glass

Postby Barry Kaiser » Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:15 am

Yes, but it does depend on the thickness of the silver and the glass it is fused with (reactivity)
I screen print silver slip all the time on to BE1401.
Difficult to cap.....yellows.


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Re: silver and glass

Postby lorimendenhall » Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:04 pm

if you use fine silver it will stay bright silver colored. if you use sterling silver it turns ugly. I embed fine silver hangers into pendants all the time.

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Re: silver and glass

Postby JestersBaubles » Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:58 pm

Make sure to take into considerations the reactions due to the silver. You might want to look at a blog post I did on Bullseye reactive glass:

Dana W.

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