I'm a little frustrated by the muddy purple smalti. I simply can't find a true violet. Its like they are using cadmium red to make it so it just ends up really muddy.
I'd use glass if I could find any thick enough to blend in with the smalti.
I buy from mosaicsmalti.com. Here is a link to a violet smalti.
Here is a link that might be useful: violet smalti