Help! Newbie Ballchain

KathyC55July 22, 2014

Hi everyone new here!
I want to incorporate ball chain into my glass on glass designs specially to outline Large Initials. What is a good size ball chain to purchase?
It will be for indoor use. I also would like to know what material it should be made of . I would like to get a silver and a gold chain

Example of my work be kind im new to this

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loribee2

I've just started experimenting with ball chain in my mosaics and am madly in love. I bought 4mm ball chain in a spool from Rings & Things. That seems to be the right height for the glass. It comes in about 4 different finishes, though not all finishes are the same price.

I buy all my jewelry findings here. Had shopped around the internet quite a bit and found their price competitive.

Here is a link that might be useful: Rings N Things

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 9:30AM
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brokenbitmosaics

That's a beautiful piece.

Love those flowers.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2014 at 9:09AM
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silvamae

Welcome, Kathy. Beautiful work. Thanks, Loribee for the link for ball chain. I intend to use it more in my work in the future. I saw something at a kitchen store that I wanted for mosaic: pie weights! However, one string of pie weight was $12. I will watch for it at garage sales.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2014 at 2:00PM
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KathyC55

Thanks for the tip Loribee, and for the compliments Silvamae and Broken bit Mosaics.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2014 at 9:21PM
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Mags438

Gorgeous piece!

    Bookmark   August 14, 2014 at 4:34PM
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sejwhite

Kathy, is your piece glass on glass mosaic then? Will you share what glue and grout you use please? It's a lovely piece.

    Bookmark   last Friday at 6:01AM
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