Named for Saturn's ice moon
Thanks to my sculptor daughter, I have recently been introduced to a new silicone product made specifically for the entertainment and advertising industries, which simulates the look of jagged broken glass. If fractured enough, it can also be made to look like ice crystals. The best part is that it is moldable and soft enough to be completely safe. And you can even sew through it if you're careful and so inclined!
Here are three pieces that I've made, exploring the different possibilities of this marvelous new stuff. It's called Rubber Glass, and the only place that I'm aware it is available is through Smooth-On.com, who has some local distributors throughout the country. I know there is a lot more left to be done with it!
Detail of Phoebe
Step by step instructions available in chapter four of Every Bead Has a Story
Brass wire molded into slab of "glass" - tutorial link above
Jagged Glass pendant
A lovely cabochon of "broken glass" with no sharp edges
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