Drilled Fused Glass Pendants

Do you want to know a little secret? I really don’t like drilling into pendants. Typically I glue on a bail but sometimes the piece is either transparent or they are so pretty on both sides that I just have to put a pinch bail on it. Sadly I can’t add a pinch bail if I don’t drill a hole for the pinch bail. So I had a box filled with pieces I wanted to drill. The picture on the left shows my cabochons before drilling and the picture on the right is me drilling. It took several days.

I thought I’d show you the pendants broken down by colors. I love pink and purple. Yellow isn’t my favorite but the ones on the right are just amazing.

I love these greens and blue mixes. Both sides are so pretty. Red is a difficult color to achieve in glass, but I think these are all pretty nice.

I just really like blue as you can see by how many I have. The ones on the right are so beautiful, I love dichroic glass and again both sides are stunning.

I thought I’d show you both sides of some of the cabochons. This group is my favorite, I just think they are fantastic so different and so beautiful.

The two below are different techniques, the one on the right is a screen melt and the one on the right is a technique I learned from Tanya Veit, it’s fantastic on both sides.

When I add the pinch bails I’ll do another post, showing them off. I hope you like them.

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Keeping my Kiln warm,


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