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Budget enameling supplies


#1

Hi,

I’m starting to get interested in enameling and I’d like to find some
supplies for not a lot of money. I have a kiln, but none of the gear
or glass powders etc. If anyone has anything laying around they no
longer need or want I’d appreciate a shout. Thanks, best of luck to
all of you.

Armando


#2

Hi Armando,

One tip for you is to order a sample selection from Thompsons.
SAMP-B, it’s 10 colors for $7.15. You get about 2 tablespoons of
powder per color, and you can choose whatever colors you want. I did
that when I first got started; I ordered a few of the "SAMP-B"s so I
ended up with a really nice assortment of colors to start with. For
jewelry scale work it’s actually a decent amount of powder, and
certainly is a good way to determine of which colors you want to get
the larger quantities. There are other sample sets in their catalog,
too, like complete color sets for a particular type. I hope that’s
helpful to you. If you’ve already got the kiln, that’s the biggest
expense right there, but the other things can certainly add up.

Lisa
Designs by Lisa Gallagher
www.lisagallagher.com