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Add beautiful accents of gold to your glass art
High quality German-made loose-leaf gold. Each leaf sheet produces excellent color. For beadmaking cut small strips and place on the Graphite Paddle. Then roll a hot bead over it to pick up the gold leaf. Layer clear or light colors over leaf for remarkable effects! A 3-3/8" square sheet makes approximately 50 beads. Can also be used for gold leafing, resin casting and creating polymer clay projects. Sold in books of 25 sheets.
Delphi Tip: Gold leaf sheets can also be incorporated into fused glass projects. When using as a fusible accent, use three layers.
Step-by-Step: Adding Metal Accents to Beads
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1. Roll hot bead in leaf or apply leaf to bead with tweezers.
2. Use tweezers to burnish entire surface of leaf onto bead.
3. Return bead to the cooler part of the flame to fuse the leaf.
From "The Complete Book of Glass Beadmaking" #6546.
Polymer bead with metallic accents by Julia Converse Sober. From "The Art of Jewelry: Polymer Clay" book #6982. Gold leafing project by Buth Young. From "The Art of Gold Leafing" DVD #7744D.