How to Make a Fashionable Dichroic Glass TimepieceCheryle Baviera
There are lots of creative ways on how to beautifully transform your watch to provide with a different touch of class and versatility. Today’s DIY jewelry blog will teach you how to craft a trendy dichroic glass timepiece that will perfectly match any wardrobe and other jewelries that you want to wear for any occasion. For this particular project, you are going to need the following materials. A small bottle of rubbing alcohol, dichroic glass, glass cutter, glass nipper, a kiln and a new decat sheet.
Moreover, the successful completion of your handmade dichroic glass timepiece should also include the following components: Extra strong adhesive, blank bracelet, watch face, jump rings and magnet rings. When all of these materials have been secured, these easy steps should be carefully undertaken to make your first ever classy dichroic watch. Read on the succeeding sections.
Here are the procedures in creating your unique dichroic glass timepiece. Initially, be sure that your watch glass is squeaky clean by applying some rubbing alcohol. Next , use glass cutters and glass nippers to cut out one inch square of different colors from a dichroic glass. Then, gently soak the decal in water for a few minutes. Remove it again from the water and slip the decal off the sheet with your fingers. Put it in one of the glass squares.
In addition, you should place all the glass squares for your elegant dichroic glass timepiece on the kiln shelf. Afterwards, let it vent to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, Close the lid thereafter. Moreover, allow the kiln to heat up to 1,350 degrees Fahrenheit. After this step, do not forget to turn the kiln off and allow it to cool down. Since we are halfway through with our terrific project, turn the kiln on up to 1,350 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep on repeating this step, until the glass has already melted according to your desired texture.
As far as the other procedures for an enchanting dichroic glass timepiece, you can visit this link for a more detailed set of instructions. http://www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/handmade/how-to-make-a-fused-dichroic-glass-watch