Sunday, April 25, 2010

Gold Foil Beads - Learn How

Take a ingot of pure gold and make beads! Well that's essentially what we do when we make gold foil beads. The first state is melting pure 24 carat gold at temperatures wel over 1000 degrees Celsius (1832 Farenheit). The mathmetical formula for this calculation is: F = (9/5)C + 32. The word in Italian for this trade is "battiloro" and in English it simply means "bead gold". This technique dates back to ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome and the machinery may have changed but the techniques are still the same.

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This is the source of the warmth and glow of all our authentic Murano Glass Gold Foil Beads. Enjoy the story.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

I'm feeling really guilty for not having posted in such a long time. We have a facebook page and a twitter page but we will be sure to maintain the blog, especially when we have something good to say.

Our PERLAVITA line is very popular. These fit all popular styles of large hole bead jewelry. Our authentic Murano Glass Beads in this large hole line have the colorful use of Murano Glass colors and our gold foils and silver foils. Click on the picture to see all the possibilities. PERLAVITA means "for the life" in Italian or "bead/life". See the posibilities!


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