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1 Lb French Vanilla Opal Fine Frit - 90 COE

1 Lb French Vanilla Opal Fine Frit - 90 COE

Item# B013791
Great for bone molds, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
This color is perfect for casting bone molds. Looks like real bone when different sized fritts are mixed.
Cons
Frit Sifter

Frit Sifter

Item# 63999
Great Value, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
Screens are light weight but sturdy. These are a fraction of the cost of some others and work just as well.
Cons
Other Thoughts
Be sure to tap firmly to ensure all glass is out of the screen seam before changing colors.
Christmas Tree Ornament Casting Mold

Christmas Tree Ornament Casting Mold

Item# 80722
Unique gifts for Christmas, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
This mold is super easy and versatile. Use millefiore for ornaments for one look. Different colors with clear can give you a semi transparent tree that looks great with light behind it.
Cons
Other Thoughts
I do a different style every year and give to my family as an heirloom collection.
Paw Jewelry Mold

Paw Jewelry Mold

Item# 80796
Great gift for dog people, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
Deep cavities keep the colors where you want them.
Cons
Other Thoughts
Good directions. I use dichroic on the 'plate' and it makes the back as interesting as the front.
Black Paw Print Millefiori - 90 COE

Black Paw Print Millefiori - 90 COE

Item# 94661
Great accent pieces, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
The clear melts in and it looks like you put an intricate paw in the piece.
Cons
Snowmen Icicles Ornament Casting Mold

Snowmen Icicles Ornament Casting Mold

Item# 80413
Impressive detail, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
The face details are key to a great looking ornament and these deliver. Directions are clear with instruction pictures.
Cons
Other Thoughts
I fill the white belly partially first. The black eyes and mouth powder can 'static jumo'. I have a couple with black spots on the belly.
Heart Jewelry Mold

Heart Jewelry Mold

Item# 80717
Versatile, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
Easy to load. Hearts don't have to be red. Try it with a multi-colored mix. Great way to use up the last of frit that isn't enough for an entire project.
Cons
ZYP Boron Nitride Spray Ceramic Mold Release - 12 oz

ZYP Boron Nitride Spray Ceramic Mold Release - 12 oz

Item# 2059
Cleaning is essential, May 14, 2021 3 stars
Pros
Works great and half the price of the aerosol can.
Cons
It Must be cleaned after every application session. It is a bit messy so using the mud sink is a good idea.
Other Thoughts
I am considering going with the aerosol to save time and hassle.
Shamrock Jewelry Casting Mold

Shamrock Jewelry Casting Mold

Item# 80831
Easy Peasy, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
This mold is fast to load and quite versatile. Large enough to put a pattern down and backfill with your favorite colors.
Cons
Cat Icicle Ornament Casting Mold

Cat Icicle Ornament Casting Mold

Item# 80492
Labor of Love, May 14, 2021 5 stars
Pros
This unique mold can produce very beautiful ornaments.
Cons
Loading the colors is time consuming and requires skill and patience.
Other Thoughts
The directions are very good but you my start with an easier project if you are a beginner to casting.
   
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Cynthia's info
joined:Apr 20, 2018
location:CHAMPAIGN, IL US
display name:Cynthia L.