Dichroic glass was initially developed for NASA and used as a surface for the visors of astronaut space suites – it is formed with the use of metals, and is a layer of metallic ions on the surface of the glass. This gives the glass the property of looking a different colour when looked at with reflected light than it is when looked at with transmitted light. Nowadays, it comes in many beautiful colours, and can make some lovely jewellery.
I’ve used it to make cabochons, that I’ve turned into pendants. Each is totally different to the next, and has a range of colours. Each has been layered, usually with a dark background; fused, removed from the kiln, ground, polished, re-fired and often ground again to produce not only the unique range of dichroic colours, but also the unique pendant shape.
I am listing them so you can drop down the menu and see the pendant colours to enable you to select the colour combination you would like from the picture. The necklaces are available in several lengths, and colours (another drop down menu for you to select! Otherwise this one listing could potentially become hundreds and take me weeks to do!)