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Recycled Glass With Mica

Recently I discovered the wonders of mica.  I had no idea what a versatile and amazing and useful tool mica is to have in my collection of fused recycled glass ideas.  Here are a few of the pieces that I’ve made recently using various types of textured glass and a mica solution.  The mica on all of these pieces is painted on the surface of the glass and fired, most are a slump firing.

Enjoy and do let me know what you think, and, as always, thank you for reading!

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  1. Hi Jodi!! You are painting the mica directly onto the surface and then firing?? I had always been told that mica had to be capped — that it would not adhere. Clearly this is not the case (no pun intended). Which brings me to the question, what is the medium you are using — aloe? oils? klyr-fire?  hairspray? Yes, I am being nosy, but I use mica powders quite a lot and I would like to take advantage of some surface treatment, too.

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