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Pink Opalescent Sheet Glass

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Contains

Lead

May React With

Selenium, Sulfur

See our Bullseye Reactive Potential charts for more information

Cold Characteristics

Surface color variations common; some light dappling. Color range from light pink to deeper shades of lavender pink. Slight mottling on back of sheet.

Working Notes

Color usually deepens on firing. Possible dark interface reaction with selenium and/or sulfur glasses (000137, 001122, 001125, 000124, 000125, 001137, 001437). Less viscous (softer) than most other glasses. Some gold-bearing striking glasses, like this one, should be fired with a 2 hour hold at 1225°F during the initial stages of the firing cycle. If fired without this hold, 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 full-fuse schedule effectively strikes these glasses:

Rate Temp Hold
* 1225 2:00
600 1490 :10
9999 900 **

* The initial rate of heat is not a critical factor in successfully striking gold-bearing glasses. Choose an initial rate of heat appropriate to the scale and design of the project that you are firing.

** 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.

Fusible / Bullseye-compatible.

Pink Opalescent Rod

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Cold Characteristics

Palest pink with a slight blue cast.

Working Notes

Torch: Strike this glass to pink by working it in the flame, then cooling it just outside of the flame and then gradually reheating it. Once struck it should be medium to dark pink while it is still hot. If the glass looks white, continue to cool and gradually reheat the glass until it strikes. The pink is easier to strike if it has been worked in a cooler flame to begin with; try to work with it farther out in the flame, away from the nozzle. When molten, this glass has a low viscosity and can be quite soft, which may result in a blurred edge where it meets other glasses. We advise labeling all striking glasses.

Kiln: Not recommended for kilnforming.

Pink Opalescent Frit

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Frit made from cadmium or gold base glasses may show some variation in color within the grains, which can be more noticeable in the larger grain sizes. This is due to the wide range of color acceptability in these glasses.

Pink Opalescent Glass Confetti

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