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Silver Amethyst is a dark violet color with silver. Work in a cool oxidizing flame to prevent overheating and striking the color. When ready to strike, either kiln strike at 1050° F or bathe the glass in a gentle bushy neutral flame to bring out the soft blue strike. Silver Amethyst is best suited for moderately thick coil-potted blown work and sculptural applications. When encased in clear this color produces a vibrant violet with wisps of metallic blue. Prolonged reduction leads to a grayish blue opaque surface. Have fun with this color!
Northstar Glassworks borosilicate rods are approximately 20" in length. Sold individually. 33 COE. Images courtesy of Northstar Glassworks.