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Paper, Pottery & Fused Glass-- I like to mix all three when I can to create beautiful works of functional art. HydeParkHill.com hydeparkhill.etsy.com
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8-1/2 x 8-1/2 x 1-1/2 Square Slumper Mold

8-1/2" x 8-1/2" x 1-1/2" Square Slumper Mold

Item# 128635
great for salad plates, September 20, 2020 5 stars
Pros
I have a few of these I use to make salad plates! They are a great size and the shape and curve is modern.
Cons
Other Thoughts
be sure you get the piece on very straight, so that it slumps straight.
Wissmach Clear Transparent Luminescent - 96 COE

Wissmach Clear Transparent Luminescent - 96 COE

Item# XW0196L
love this glass for window ornaments, September 20, 2020 5 stars
Pros
incredibly beautiful christmas ornaments and suncatchers
Cons
if you accidentally fire the wrong side up the coating will disappear. This isn't terrible, but it is something to be mindful of
Other Thoughts
I like the longer length of the sheets, perfect for larger projects!
Pansy Casting Mold

Pansy Casting Mold

Item# 80940
beautiful flower, September 20, 2020 5 stars
Pros
large size, makes a lovely candy dish. I used a variety of coe 96 glass to make beautiful flowers! These also make gorgeous yard art!
Cons
Other Thoughts
becareful when putting in frit, use frit sifters and line sifters to put it in exact places. So many different colors can be made!
Large Sunflower Casting Mold

Large Sunflower Casting Mold

Item# 80510
3 of 3 found the following review helpful:
beautiful flower, September 5, 2020 5 stars
Pros
large sunflower! great for gardens and as appetizer/dessert plates, like the smaller one, this mold has many beautiful details! use ZYP to protect your mold and keep the glass from sticking and ruining it.
Cons
Other Thoughts
use powder frit on petals to highlight them. then backfill with fine and then medium frit. you can also use scrap glass to backfill
Sunflower Casting Mold

Sunflower Casting Mold

Item# 80498
1 of 1 found the following review helpful:
beautiful flower, September 5, 2020 5 stars
Pros
size, this mold is the perfect size for making dessert plates and for garden art! details: the mold has wonderful details that are best highlighted with powdered frit, then back fill with fine frit and then medium frit. use ZYP: This mold has many details that can get stuck, so make sure you use zyp spray and check your mold every time you use it.
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Wissmach Sapphire Blue Transparent Luminescent - 96 COE

Wissmach Sapphire Blue Transparent Luminescent - 96 COE

Item# XW1696L
Beautiful!, January 29, 2018 5 stars
Pros
Price!! such a great price for such a beautiful piece of glass!
Cons
Other Thoughts
Follow the "rules" for firing this glass. I have made several lovely pieces with this glass- but you have to fire the coated side down. Cap the uncoated side and you will love this glass. I have fired up to 1450 in my paragon kiln for a full fuse and then slumped to 1300 with great success! There are pics in my gallery of some of my projects with this glass.
Wissmach Emerald Coast Transparent Luminescent - 96 COE

Wissmach Emerald Coast Transparent Luminescent - 96 COE

Item# XW1896L
beautiful glass!, January 28, 2018 5 stars
Pros
Beautiful glass! Love the luminescent colors! A really great price!
Cons
Other Thoughts
You have to put the coating side down on your kiln shelf with kiln paper. Do not cap the coated side and the coating will stay. Put your clear cap on the non-coated side and creates beautiful depth of color- Especially with a texture tile! or a textured mold. Try it!
Cherry Blossom Texture Mold

Cherry Blossom Texture Mold

Item# 80770
beautiful blossoms, May 26, 2017 5 stars
Pros
I love the spring look of cherry blossoms! The pattern is delicate looking and lovely. It is a large enough tile to make many different sizes of platters or a couple coasters at a time.
Cons
Other Thoughts
I used primo primer--I might have gotten a bit too much as the details weren't as crisp or deep as I would have liked--although I did use float glass which doesn't melt as well as regular fusing glass. I will try again with different glass. Its not a con, truly, if you like cherry blossoms this texture tile is for you!
Peacock Feathers Texture Mold

Peacock Feathers Texture Mold

Item# 80765
0 of 1 found the following review helpful:
beautiful detail, May 26, 2017 5 stars
Pros
Love this mold! It's large enough to use to make several different sizes of platters or 2 coasters at a time
Cons
Other Thoughts
I used primo primer on mine. Details stayed well defined.
1/32 Fiber Paper - 24 x 24

1/32" Fiber Paper - 24" x 24"

Item# 92809
5 of 6 found the following review helpful:
great for cutting shapes!, May 15, 2017 5 stars
Pros
I use this fiber paper to die cut with my paper crafting dies. Then I place the die cut under my glass and it embosses/kiln carves my glass perfectly and uniquely!
Cons
Other Thoughts
If you use this with paper crafting dies--- a good idea is to put wax paper between the fiber paper and the die to make the die cut pop out of the die easier. otherwise it can rip, which is a disappointing and expensive waste of kiln paper. :)
   
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HydeParkHill
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joined:Mar 13, 2015
location:Waukesha, WI US
display name:EileenBg