My favorite of the lot, and one that, unfortunately, came up too short. The base is Vetrofond extra light olive and the decoration is a twistie made from opal yellow and psyche. I love the way the reduction on the psyche is so variable. It really is a kind of rainbow effect. This was a tough bead to make because the E.L.O. is really soft when hot and started to droop badly when I was applying the stringer. As a result the center is not wonky, thanks to the marvering, but not as developed in color as I might have hoped for. What do I want? I very nearly had glass dripping on the table. Some of the stringer is buried deep within this bead.
In addition to continuing to work on my size perception (is there a way to mark the mandrel?) I have to work on getting the ends to look pretty. Hmmm.