This chapter describes an extensive list of various Supplements and Add-Ons, including such weirdo material as cat hair. The information on this page provides either more information on ones in the book, or new materials that can be added to your enemaels.


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Button Wafers

These are larger versions of the Floral Wafesr, both sold at and made by Tim Ellis. They look strange as they are a puddle of glass with a stem in the middle - you fire them with the flat side down about 1 min 10 sec at 1450°F and voilá - you get a flower. Here is what I did with one:

button wafer use


Dichroic Extract Powder by CBS

This product is mentioned in the book. It is a high quality coating that will give your enamels the look of dichroic glass. Here is a video on how to apply Dichroic Extract to glass. Of course this will have to be adjusted for working on enamel, but I don't think the change would be too difficult. For example:The video states that to brush on this powder, it's best for the glass to have a texture to it. She shows what to do for glass, but for enamel, try this adjustment: sugar coat using clear enamel. In fact, my guess is that Thompson luster powders can also be applied this way. But experimentation is needed - just something else to try!

Dichroic Glass Frit Flakes Dichroic Glass Frit Flakes

These are small pieces of Dichroic Glass that either come in clear or with a black backing. In general, I suggest the clear because if using the black backed pieces and they flip over, you will not see the color. Note that these are not the normal frit - these flakes are smaller. Embed them as with other small/flat Add-Ons as described in the book.

As you can see, these are 96COE and manufactured by CBS. But they are available at many glass fusing suppliers.

Here is a piece I made using these flaks.

Dichroic Frit Flakes

Sandenameling by John H. Killmaster III

The book discusses John's use of sand, but he is taking it to a new level... sculpting with sand and enamel and calling it Sandenameling!

Sandenameling Killmaster