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Fused Dichro Eye Pendant

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By DarkeVitrum   |   
Published: March 29, 2020
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    And now, finally, for the exciting conclusion of the iris experiments I did back in January. This is my second try at this in two days. I am absolutely floored I have gotten this close to nailing a dichro eye pendie straight out of the gate! I need to work on the sides where the lids come together and somehow get those to fit together, possibly using frit, or just fitting the pieces perfectly flush, I don't know. The loop and hiding the white layer needs work as well but that's pretty easy to do. I am admittedly embarrassed that I didn't notice the top piece of the loop had moved and was crooked before I fired it, but, that's life.  The iris is 2 layers of dichro that's been acid etched.The hole for the necklace is made with fiber paper that contains ceramic. the glass won't stick to it so it maintains the shape. It isn't perfect, it'll still need drilled a little bit, but this will make it way easier than just a solid block to deal with. I know it's not perfected yet, but I'm just too excited NOT to share my progress with these eyes!

One day i'll use eyes like these for a beholder, and it will be glorious, but, end goals, you know? Gotta get through all these little steps first.
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dragondoodleHobbyist Digital Artist
That is so COOL! :wow: Awesome job! :love:
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DarkeVitrumHobbyist Artisan Crafter

Thank you! I'm proud of my progress