2016 February Murrini Style #s 1.2, 13.14, 3.4, 32, 33, 34, 35, 38a, 38b, 39a, 39b, 40a, 40b, 41a, 41b, UL1a, UL1b, CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4a, CO4b, CO 5, Heart, Psyche and Square. 2016 February Murrini were made with Psyche and striking test batch TK-645 with, Euros, striking test batch SK-651, or patterned cane pick ups. Sold in 6″ canes, 4-7 mm in diameter. Each murrini contains both striking and reduction colors. Sold at $4.50 a cane.
For best results, cut murrini to your desired length with disc nippers then preheat the murrini on a graphite marver on top of your annealing oven, this helps prevent thermal shock
To Apply Murrini
-spot heat the bead where you will be placing the murrini
-pick up murrini using tweezers and push it into the preheated spot
-gently warm the murrini in a soft bushy flame, this step helps prevent thermal shock
-gently heat the murrini in a small flame
-using a smooth steel or graphite tool press the murrini flat onto the bead
-gently fire polish to remove chill marks
-if desired reduce and/or encase.