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NOTE: due to the new EU VAT regulations I will be sending the PDF's via e-mail and not as instant downloads anymore. Please allow for some time for me to send it to you as we do live in different time zones, thank you Astrid

Its HOT it's NEW and it's ready, my latest technique on making off mandrel hollow beads!
Once you have the base technique, the doors are open to so many new ideas, it takes your bead making to a new level!

NB, The hollow bead requires no "blowing" !

I am going to make tut's on all the diiferent techniques and designs that I have made lately on the principles of the hollow bead technique.
The base tut is the full version of the technique to make the hollow bead as on the photo on the front page. Then the following tut's will only show the parts that are different in technique from the base tutorial. I will make the additional techniques to the hollow bead tut's cheaper. Each technique could be a stand alone tut but to make them more afordable in the future I decided to present it in this way.

This Tutorial is structured as follows:

1: Tools and glass requirements.

2: Introduction, please read this carefully before starting!

3: The process of making an off mandrel hollow bead.
The layout is easy to follow by way of photos and explanations

This is the *BASE tutorial and is aimed at the intermediate and
advanced bead maker, as good heat control is essential in for
this work, so PPP.

1. Tool and glass requirements:

- Graphite paddles
- Tungsten tweezers ( prefered)
- Tungsten pick
- Dust Mask
- Didymium glasses
- Torch!

Glass requirements:
- Clear glass rods I prefer the 6-8mm Effetre Crystal clear
- Dichroic glass on copper sheet or some frit
- Transparent enamels- colors of your choice.

We will make the bead as the image on the front page.

I have also added the same front page in a printfriendly color at the back of the tutorial.


The PDF files must be viewed with Adobe Acrobat reader.
After payment is received you will receive a link to download the PDF.

Unfortunately I cannot accept any returns, due to the fact that is digital information.
If you have any question please contact me.
Please respect my work and do not copy or forward it to any other person.

If you have any queries please send me a message.

Astrid Riedel

Off Mandrel-(no blowing required) 3D Hollow Bead Tutorial-Unique technique/English

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