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Silver glass 101
Interested in learning more about silver glass? Silver Glass 101 contains lots of information including annealing schedule and free step-by-step tutorials, as well as ebooks available for purchase.

Basic guide to Double Helix silver glass



Striking and Reducing

Gold Ruby / Favorites

Double Helix test batches
If you love silver glass, you don't want to miss checking out the sample beads made with Double Helix latest test batches.

Hayley currently teaches five one-day classes: Reducing Intensive, Striking Demystified, Silver Glass Texture, Dragon Scale Beads, and Design Your Own Ornate Bead. Visit the workshop page for detailed class descriptions.

Schedule for our shows, presentations, workshops, conferences, etc.

Explore the Magic of Double Helix Silver Glass

Presentation from the 2016 International Society of Glass Beadmakers Gathering
in New Orleans, Louisiana


Layering Technique

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Instead of doing the layering technique – transparent orange, clear coat, silver glass, encase in clear ...


Double Helix Gold Ruby

Try Double Helix’s latest test batch – Gold Ruby! A gold ruby that doesn't devitrify, doesn't turn livery, doesn't cracked when encased, AND doesn't react with silver glass!

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left to right: Gold Ruby with Clio, Clio Dark, Clio and white core – all encased in Zephyr and Aether


Favorite Double Helix

Striking – Khaos (video), Terranova 2.1

Reducing – Arke (video) / Iris / Iaso, Aurae / Helios, Elektra, Melia, Psyche / Triton

Striking and Reducing – Clio / Clio Dark, Ekho (video), Hyperion, Kalypso, Terra 2

And Zephyr and Aether (may be reactive to some reduction colors)

P L U S … Double Helix Murrine!


Hayley Assorment

To make things simpler, Double Helix has put together Hayley Assortment containing one rod each of the following:

Terranova 2.1

Elektra 2.1

Reducing and Striking 
Clio Dark



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