Petroglyph Beads

Design by Dolores Barrett
A 1-1/2" to 2" bead made from faceted Simax rod and decorated using decals and enamels. The facets are added with the use of a flat lapping machine. Color accents are created by applying mica powder and enamels, and the design is added using decals and a mask and then sandblasting the bead. The etched impression is finished by covering with white enamel and firing.

GPQ Summer 2008, Volume 24, Number 2
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