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snootyvixen
12-26-2004, 03:00 PM
By crikey, I think I got it! The perfect combination - BE aventurine green, a slight smattering of raku powder, a quick swirl with the tungsten pick, smoosh, et voila!!!

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Dec-2004/14836-galaxy.jpg

Vikki

Rainygrrl
12-26-2004, 03:11 PM
Awesome!
And you make it sound so easy... (yeah--right).
Roberta

snootyvixen
12-26-2004, 03:32 PM
It is easy! It was one of those "why didn't I think of that before?" moments for me. IRL, the aventurine is just super sparkly! And the amount of time you put into working the raku totally affects the outcome - you'd swear some of these are made with blue aventurine instead of green!

Vikki

Linnea
12-26-2004, 05:31 PM
Pretty pretty Vikki,, I need to make beads today !!!

Girlie~O~
12-26-2004, 06:08 PM
By George! You've got it! :clap: :clap: :clap: THey are beautiful, Vicki!

beadsbybrat
12-26-2004, 07:49 PM
THose are GORGOUES!

WOW!


the brat

Emjay
12-26-2004, 09:01 PM
OOh, Vikki, I likey. Why don't you take some of those to the Bead Parlor so I can get a better look???? :cat:

snootyvixen
12-26-2004, 09:11 PM
Thanks everyone! I'll be making more of these - very little work for a super effect!

Jean - I'll have to make some more, I put those ones on eBay this evening LOL!!! I'm back at the torch on Tuesday, so I could have some there by the end of the week?

Vikki

DonnaBee
12-26-2004, 09:51 PM
Really yummy Vikki! I like them a LOT!

Amozoo
12-26-2004, 10:17 PM
Very nice Vikki, That's a great set, like the heart too.

Lori-O
12-26-2004, 11:01 PM
Yummy! I even have a stick of BE aventurine green and raku powder! I think I'll give it a go next time.

Moonjewels!
12-26-2004, 11:25 PM
Wow! Those are just exquisite beads, the colors the shapes, ALL. How nice of you to share:),
Mj

toozygoot
12-27-2004, 09:25 AM
Oh Vikki! Those are very cosmicly cool! :clap: :clap: :clap:

pat

AVCKimberly
12-27-2004, 11:28 AM
Yes, really beautiful. I think that you hit the nail right on the head!

MeltingPoint
12-27-2004, 01:26 PM
Snooty those are WONDERFUL!!! They look like lava river stones to
me. Such talent here on WC!!
Darlene

MistyCherie
12-27-2004, 02:07 PM
Vikki those are awesome!!!!! They totally look like galaxy pictures you see in books!

:clap: :clap:

*squish*

-M

glassfreek
01-01-2005, 12:31 PM
Vikki, those are so sparkly and magical, very nice! :clap: :clap: :clap:
Hugs Deb

msritaa
01-01-2005, 08:14 PM
I have wondered how galaxy beads were done. I'll have to give that a try. Beautiful beads.