I keep hearing yellow is the "it" color of the year. Okay. I just like yellow. Would you like some buttery, earthy yellow beads? These are some of my Folk Berry beads. They are Vetrofond Odd Lot of a pale, buttery yellow with a reactive core. The result reminds me of a banana peel.
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Color: Vetrofond Banana Odd Lot - a smooth, mellow yellow with a reactive center that creates beautiful, gentle striations when wound as a disk. It reminds me of a ripe banana peel.
Rod Size: my lot was 6mm rods
How the glass feels to me: The rods melted similarly to other opaques...fairly quickly and required quicker work since it melted easier. I found this glass a little more sensitive to thermal shock. If I was too quick to warm the rod, I could feel it crackle through the rod. If I didn't slow down, 1-inch chunks would pop off. (I would reclaim these as a bead by carefully perching the little chunk of glass on top of the mandrel and melting it into a bead.) I found this glass required additional time for warming in the flame. When I was working on refining a bead's shape, I would keep the wafting through the top part of the flame to keep it warm. However, once the glass was comfortably warm, it worked similarly to other opaques.