Ruby Pink Tint, Striker 001831
May React With
Appears almost clear with blue/purple tint.
Matures to a consistent ruby pink tint. Becomes more pink with excessive heatwork.
Some gold-bearing striking glasses, like this one, need to be fired slowly during the initial stages of the firing cycle. If fired too fast, they may not strike at all, or they may strike but appear spotty and have a blue-brown cast, as opposed to the desired target color. This standard full-fuse schedule effectively strikes these glasses:
*Remainder of cycle depends on the thickness of the piece. Consult the Bullseye Annealing Chart. For color-sensitive projects, we recommend testing the cycle you plan to use by fusing a small sample of a similar setup in the same kiln as the project to best predict final color results.