Dichroic frit from CBS is truly
premium quality. Their dichroic frit is NOT made by grinding up
scrap sheet glass. Making frit from scrap gives you a dichroic coating on only one
facet of a frit particle.
CBS takes frit, spreads it on a tray and
carefully coats the particles on many sides giving a much more
Two styles are available:
Frit - particles are roughly the same size as COARSE
frits. Stocked in black and clear frits with a variety of
coatings available. Shown on right in photo above.
Dichroic Flakes - much smaller particles for more pzazz.
Particles are roughly the same size as FINE frits. Available in
clear with Rainbow 1 coating only. On the left in the photo
Flakes are sold in 1 oz tubes (11½" long, ½" diameter). All flakes
are $15.88 per tube
Dichroic Frit Flakes are used in
these cast pendants. Clear frit with frit flakes are placed in the mold first with
black frit added to fill the mold and give a deep, dark background
to show off the dichroic particles
CLEAR FRIT FLAKES
Rainbow 1 coating on medium clear frit flakes.
Sold in 1 oz tubes