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Gold Firing Pen

Price £42.62 Inc VAT£34.09 Inc VAT (£28.41 Ex VAT)up to20% off

3.5 out of 5 stars (6 Customer Reviews)
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Product Information
Goldrush Firing pen - write in genuine gold!
Want to add delicate trim and detail to your design, or simply decorate and personalise your glass? This pen is an ideal purchase as it retains the gold colour on firing so all your hard work will not be lost in the kiln. Also works on ceramics.
 
Simple to use - download the pdf for instructions.
 
Fire in a well ventilated kiln. It is possible to fire this to a full fuse but we recommend testing the pen in your own kiln first. Not recommended for microwave kilns. Can be fired on top or between layers. Ensure your glass is thoroughly clean before applying the pen.
 
Recommended firing ranges:
Glass: 600C - 720C
​Ceramic: 700C - 782C
Porcelain: 777C - 837C
 
Once fired, the applied gold has a karat weight of 23 to 24!
 
This pen is great for fine detail, for more coverage we recommend the Metallic Gold Glassline pen.
 

Product Reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars
1 out of 5 stars Monday 21 November, 2016 By Malene Røntved Rydahl - See all my reviews
The gold is totally unpredictable, I did a test at it turned out perfect. Then I finished my project and it is worthless.
2 out of 5 stars Friday 05 August, 2016 By Julie Martin
This product is very unpredictable and erratic.
I have used it before successfully.
I have this morning taken out of the kiln a piece made for a wedding tomorrow with quite a lot of the gold pen detail. Fired on a tack fuse. The gold has not 'turned' gold but shows as a dirty brown colour. Extremely disappointed not to say cross. This piece I had made had taken a lot of work with 2 previous firings, this was the final firing. I feel that it has completely spoilt my work.
3 out of 5 stars Friday 29 January, 2016 By Christine Boston
This pen is probably great if all you need it to do is a small amount of decoration on jewellery perhaps. Did a few very small tester pieces first and it has a good colour when fired whether its on top or between the glass however if I needed to choose I would put the pen on the clear capping glass then sandwich it between the clear cap and the base glass. You cant really draw it on as the nib leaves a scraping effect down the centre of the line you draw so it does need to be put on fairly generously. Sadly this means it doesn't go very far. By my rough calculations I think it would do a distinctive straight line around 150 cm long which is a lot of initials but not a great deal of decorative work. You have to keep shaking the pen otherwise the decoration is a bit patchy. I taped the pen to an electric toothbrush but didn't get the opportunity to see if this helped. I attempted to decorate a leaf design around the outside edge of a 30cm diameter bowl. Unfortunately it didn't get as far as the kiln as the pen ran out about a third of the way around. I had to just wipe it off and give up on the idea. I did try to find out how far the pen would write before I bought it but I couldn't find the information anywhere. Personally I think the pen for me was a waste of money but lesson learned I suppose. I wouldn't spend the money on this again. Back to the mica.......
5 out of 5 stars Sunday 24 November, 2013 By Jane Kennedy
Great pen, easy to apply some good fine detail and colour fires really well... a very shiny gold finish
5 out of 5 stars Sunday 13 January, 2013 By Katarina Olsson
Tried this in my mircrowave kiln and it worked absolutely great! The tip is fine enough to create fairly delicate patterns, and the color turns into shiny and bright gold after fusing.
5 out of 5 stars Friday 23 March, 2012 By Marina
This work perfectly just as it says. Can be used between layers or simply on top. Good colour. Nothing lost during firing. Easy to use - much easier than enamels.

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