Is this pair of long tweezers! These tweezers are used every single time I have to make a bead from recycled glass.
You see, I have to warm the glass up on a hotplate before I put it into the flame. Glass is a bit temperamental, it doesn’t like to heat up or cool down too quickly. Warming the glass on a hotplate allows me to introduce the glass to the flame when it’s warm, meaning it’s less likely to explode!
This pair of earrings features beads made from a Bombay Sapphire Gin bottle (and my favourite orange cup for contrast)! They are super long, and a more rounded version of this pair that I made the other day.