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Nano Beads Mold

Nano Beads Mold

Item# 77902
2 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Overall, compact mold makes nice small beads, May 29, 2012 4 stars
Pros
Love the small size of the beads. Mold is compact and can fit into a relatively small kiln. Don't need alot of glass to make the beads.
Cons
Can be difficult to coat the posts of the mold. I suggest using an extra coat of MR-97 to make sure you've coated the posts completely. Directions for the amount of glass given in grams. Wish a measurement cup in grams was included or available for purchase.
Other Thoughts
Overall, I like the mold. The first time I used it one of the square beads stuck at the post. I was able to pop it out with a small tool but the post popped out with it. The rest of the mold is still usable. Despite this, I like the mold and would recommend others to buy it if you want to make small fused glass rings.
Heart Trio Earring & Pendant Jewelry Mold

Heart Trio Earring & Pendant Jewelry Mold

Item# 80749
0 of 1 found the following review helpful:
Pretty Pendant and earrings in glass, May 29, 2012 4 stars
Pros
The hardest part of using the molds is coating them with release agents. The molds are deep and the post is hard to coat evenly. The first time I used the molds, I used MR-97 spray and coated 4 times instead of the recommended two times. It's hard to see the white spray on the white mold but use short bursts of spray and it shouldn't look wet. If you coat the mold properly, the finished pieces slide out and are perfect! I've used the mold twice, the second use, I brushed out the old coating and sprayed the mold with two coats instead of the recommended one - just to be sure I coated the posts. The mold makes a pretty pendant and earrings set at a reasonable price. Love it!
Cons
Deep mold can make it difficult to coat the posts evenly. Work slowly and thoroughly and you should have no trouble.
Other Thoughts
Reasonable cost for a pendant and earring set. I like the mold very much.
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joined:Jul 14, 2007
location:Williamsville, NY US
display name:CindyGimbrone