Custom Fused Glass Decals

Recently I wrote a post about custom decals for my fused glass. Based on that post I had a request to make pendants with custom decals. I made two options for her. The one on the left is the design she sent me. Maybe it’s my eyesight, but I couldn’t read it very well so I made the one on the right with big bold letters. It made me so happy when she chose the one I created.

These types of decals take a lot of steps. First comes the design and for this decal was tough because it’s a lot of words so the decals are bigger than I normally make. Then I print a copy to make sure it’s the right size then, resize as needed, and they have to sit overnight to set. One thing I need to say is I used transparent decal paper so the glass would show through therefore the glass had to be white. Meanwhile I cut and fused the glass base. I used great iridized glass for these pendants.  Once the glass base was fused I cut and added the decals, the decals don’t bend over corners well so they have to be cut smaller than the base. Then I put the decals off on let them sit overnight again and then bake them. Below is a picture right before I put them in the oven.

Because they are only baked I spray them with sealant. Then of course I add the bails these are pretty big but they are beautiful.  I’m proud of them and I so love making custom pieces.

As I’ve posted before I try to give a gift with any order. Since she ordered 12 pendants I gave her 2 presents. A magnet and a pendant with just the #’s, pictured below. When I make custom pieces I work with the customer, she seems to like them and even mentioned she’d be sending me more requests.

If you have a custom fused glass piece you’d like me to make for you please email me at

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Keeping my kiln warm,



  1. HELENE ROSEN says:

    Hello! Where are you located? I need a custom order for 1 decal of 2 words in 1 color…in bright blue . Thank you!

  2. Karen, I am also something of a fused glass artist but dont do jewelry. We run a non profit in Southern California that combats social media exploitation (kids who send nudes) and also sex traffficking. Our logo is “I believe in YOU”. Our website is

    We plan to set up a gallery called the “I believe in You!” gallery. I will be making small bowls etc and selling some of my more elaborate glass. However, I was wondering what you would charge us to make 24 pendants that we could advertise for sale.

    They would say

    “I Believe in YOU!”

    then lower and smaller ,

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