Glass noodles are wide and flat pieces of glass.
Not to be confused with glass rods which are thick, solid, round shafts of glass, these are flat and broad, or stringers, which have the appearance of spaghetti noodles.
They are made from glass and are created in different COE types.
Check to be sure that the ones you are purchasing are compatible with your other fusing pieces.
Resembling a fettuccini noodle, these pieces are named for this product because of the way they look and their forming process.
During the forming process, they are rolled and stretched until they are about 1.5mm thick, 5mm wide and 17.5 inches in length.
These pieces can be used by themselves or with other pieces to achieve your design goal.
They provide nice thin uniform bands of color.
Packaged in 5 ounce tubes, they can be purchased in a variety of colors and even dichroic.
Because these pieces are flat, they are simple to use without any worry about them rolling around and getting dislodged from a design.
They are often used as accents as well as being arranged into stripes for a complex design. Use them for a weaving technique, since they lay flat.
Layer them in a weaving pattern and then slump them into your favorite mold.
They may need a little glue to secure them into place before fusing.
As with all other glass pieces, be sure to clean them thoroughly before fusing.
Grasp them by the edges when placing them onto other glass to avoid any fingerprints from being left behind and ruining your final product.
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