Can you believe these fused dichroic glass pieces can be made in your microwave in 3 minutes? I showed you these fused glass dichroic wire wrapped earrings a few weeks back, and I have pretty much been at it ever since. I have upgraded to an electric kiln for bigger projects, but we won’t get into that right now. Today I will show you how to stack precut fusible glass to get the dichroic pieces you see here.
Jewelry findings of your choice for clasp and chain
Stack from bottom to top; black, dichroic (foil side up), clear onto fiber paper in kiln and place in microwave. You can make 2 of these in the microwave kiln at the same time. Following instructions, begin microwave and monitor for glow. Mine took about 3 minutes. Let cool per instructions.
Drilling Holes in Glass
Let your piece cool completely, and drill holes as shown in the following quick video from Glass Fusing Made Easy:
Wire Wrapping Your Piece
I used the technique in this video from Beadaholique to wrap my pieces. The process is simple, even if you have never worked with wire.
I hope you enjoyed. Please let me know if you have fused glass and what you like to make!