Step 6: Clean Up and Done!

Notice that even though the bamboo burns away, the bead release has enough strength to hold open the hole. When you touch the fired bead release it will crumble away.

A lampworker’s “bead reamer” (pictured below) is the ideal tool for cleaning the bead release out of the hole. If you don’t have one of those, any small needle-style file will work.

Bead Reamer

 

And that’s it!  The fold-over pendants are done:

Fused Glass Fold-Over Pendants

Still have questions? If so, you can post them to jewelry forum.

And don’t forget to post pictures of your fold-over pendants in your own photo gallery here on FusedGlass.Org.

 

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