Wednesday, 20 August 2008

'Evil' Purple

EDP Test BeadsToday I've been playing with Effetre 254, also known as 'EDP' or 'Evil Devitrifying Purple'. It's a tricky glass to use but I wouldn't call it evil. Temperamental maybe. Sensitive, even. It feels the cold, poor thing, and likes to be kept nice and warm - the warmer the better. Be patient with it, treat it nicely and it'll blossom into soft purples and rich orchid pinks. Yum!

I made this bunch of test beads to pin down a colour combination to make a batch of beads with. All feature EDP over bases made from different 'reactive' colours. I particularly like the ones with a green base so expect to see more of those soon.


Jenn said...

Oooh! Oooh! Oooh! You're killing me with your combos! I'd love them. I'll email you as soon as I can get my email working again.

Jo said...

I love them. LOVE THEM!!! Those colours are just gorgeous! More of the green and purple ones please.

Laura said...

Cheers Jenn!

Thanks Jo - yes, there's something about those green ones.

Laura x

Caroline B said...

The green & purple are my favourites too. I like these very much, have a Morroccan feel about them!

Kerry said...

Those are delicious. The yellow ones were really catching my eye. Then I read your comment about the green ones. My eyes passed them by next to the yellow. Those greens are KILLER!

Laura said...

These green ones certainly seem popular!

Hi Kerry! *Waving*

Thank you for your comment. Copper green base, EDP and then turquoise. Love the dark green that happens. Yum!

Laura x