Paperweight techniques [videorecording] / Crystal Myths, Inc.

Paperweight techniques [videorecording] / Crystal Myths, Inc.

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Albuquerque, N.M. : Crystal Myths, Inc., c1997.
2 videocassette (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Other Authors: 
Wilson, Lewis.
Crystal Myths.
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Paperweight techniques
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Reviewed by Robert Mickelsen in Glass Line, Oct./Nov. 1997, although the video titles are not stated. Mickelsen notes that the videos are "infomercials on the Jen-Ken Crucible Kiln". Lewis demonstrates paperweight making, but the techiques are very simple and serve mainly to show the features of the kiln and how to use it.
The 2 part video features the Jen-Ken Kilns Electric Crucible Furnace, designed by Lewis Wilson. He shows how to set up the furnace, charge it, safety tips, etc. Jennifer Wilson demonstrates how to make 3 small Moretti animals, which will be encased in pendants, buttons and paperweight marbles by Lewis Wilson. The video set and lessons are for more advanced glass artists. The video shows how to make small scale paperweight items without a furnace, by gathering glass from a crucible and using a torch as the glory hole.
Uses exlusively or mostly soft glass, such as Bullseye and Moretti.
Commercially distributed.
Commercially distributed.