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Black Diamond AB Czech 4mm Druk Beads Q.100
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Black Diamond AB Czech 4mm Druk Beads Q.100

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A5-DZID-JGIU

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STYLE: Czech Pressed Glass* DRUK Beads COLOR: BLACK DIAMOND AB SIZE: 4mm QUANTITY: 100 Beads PRESSED GLASS The end of a long rod of glass cane is heated in a gas furnace until it is red hot. It is then inserted into a pressing machine which resembles and old fashioned sewing machine. The molten glass is quickly pressed into a mold while a needle is simultaneously inserted to form the hole. Only a few beads can be pressed before the rod must be heated again; therefore, the bead maker alternates between multiple heated glass canes in order to produce continuously. The pressed glass cools slowly as it makes its way down a slide and into a holding container. At this point the pressings do not resemble beads at all; they are still connected together by the excess glass surrounding the edges of the beads. The beads then go through two-stages of tumbling; one which breaks off the large pieces of excess glass and another which smoothes out surface imperfections.

Features:

Czech Pressed Glass Druks


4mm Smooth Round Beads


Black Diamond AB


100 pack


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