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20cm Red Opal pre-cut glass circle (0124)

Price £12.98 Inc VAT (£10.82 Ex VAT)

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Stock Status: 8 Units in Stock
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20cm Red Opal pre-cut glass circle (0124)

Create bowls, plates and other circular designs with ease using our pre-cut glass circles.  Simply decorate the circle then top with a clear circle of the same size. It couldn't be easier! 

All circles are hand cut by our expert team so you can avoid breakage, avoid waste and save time. Nicely finished and ideal for use with the 8136 spherical mould. 

  • Circle Diameter: 20cm 
  • Glass thickness: 3mm

Due to their hand-cut nature, circles may occasionally have very minor points around the edge. These will simply fire out or can be easily removed with a sickle stone.

This is a strong colour, complimented by either similar tones for an eye-catching design or softer colours to calm the piece. This colour is a striker, so matures to its target colour on firing.

striker logo

Contains: 

Selenium, Sulphur

May react with: 

Copper, Lead, Silver

Experiment with reactive glasses.  Here the dark interface reaction between the silver foil and the red opal, capped with clear, creates interest in the piece:

Silver foil heart on red opal glass

Cold characteristics:  

Colour variations common from red-orange to terracotta. Frequently lightly streaked and with yellow mottling on back of single-rolled sheet.

Working notes: 

A cadmium/selenium glass. Can react with lead-bearing glasses or overglazes. Possible reactions with 1311, 1215.
Much colour variation typical upon firing. If specific colour is important, always test before beginning project. Use glasses from same dates. Do not assume that sheets of the same colour when cold will fire identically.

This style is not suitable for kilncasting because it can opalise and/or become incompatible when held at high temperatures for an extended period.

All our glass is COE90, Bullseye Glass compatible and suitable for applications such as glass fusing, glass casting and glass slumping (unless otherwise stated in the description).

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