Coral Dishes

Below I will show in stages how I made a coral dish:-
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Stage 1
I gathered together various blue green coloured glass 2mm thick pieces.
Various shades of blue green 2mm glass

Stage 2
These glass pieces were cut into thin strips of variable lengths at about 3mm wide
Cut strips

Stage 3
After tracing a round shape onto the kiln paper on the kiln shelf, I then carefully laid the strips to make a pattern. It was important to cover each join with another small square of glass.
Strips in place

Strips in place2

Stage 4
The two pieces were then fused in the kiln according to the schedule

On mold

Stage 5
The final stage is to to slump the piece into an appropriate mold
After slumping