I was able to pick up a small lot (46g) of roman glass shards (4
pieces total). 1 piece is flat with a bit of a curved rim which is
probably the bottom of a vessel, the second piece is also a curved
rim only and looks like the lip of a vessel. These two pieces are
rather thick. The other 2 are thin and quite curved and maybe the
walls of other vessels.
I was told by the supplier that I can use a glass cutter to cut the
glass but now I wonder… (My questions are)
Is a glass cutter the best thing to use?
What would you use to shape the glass?
Is it best to cut the glass into smaller pieces to reduce the
curvature and then make a mosaic.
If you do make a mosaic what would you set it in - epoxy
If pieces have the curve (either cut or not cut into smaller
pieces), would you back the glass with a stabilizer - epoxy or other
material (and what?)
What other got-cha’s should I be aware of?
Thanks in advance
Adventures of an Aspiring Silversmith