by Marcie Davis
This article shares tips for selecting tools and materials for the art of beadmaking, including types of torches, safety tips for the using torches, the differences in working with hard and soft glasses, and how to use mandrels. Techniques are also shared for forming the beads, along with a list of mistakes that newcomers to beadmaking often make.
GPQ Spring 2002, Volume 18, Number 1
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