Messy Color™ Robert E. Ltd Run

511582 -

Robert E. Ltd Run (511582)<br />A transparent blue.

A transparent blue.




"Robert E. is a delicious shade of blue that I didn't really know I was missing until I saw it. The closest shade that springs to mind is Effetre Dark Blue 056, however Robert E. is more saturated & vibrant .... and that's just looking at it in the rod. As soon as you melt this into even a small bead [my test beads are only 12mm in diameter], the richness of this glass really shines through, and I'd say it was just a touch lighter than royal blue, it's gorgeous. As I love dark blue etched, I just had to see how Robert E. would look, and like the gentleman he is, he didn't disappoint! This melted like a dream, and I had no issues. If blue floats your boat, you're going to want a bit of Robert E. in your collection!" – Trudi Doherty

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CiM Robert E.
Laura Sparling
CiM Robert E., Kniphofia, Dollhouse Misty, Scotch Broom, & Effetre green teal as well as a touch of Effetre clear
Susan Parry
CiM Robert E.
Trudi Doherty
CiM Robert E., Effetre lapis, and 24kt gold
Heather Sellers

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"Robert E. in my opinion is a medium blue in solid bead form. Not shocky. I did incur some scumming. Played nicely with silver glass and goldstone." – Terri Herron

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"Robert E. is a transparent medium blue. It’s lighter and brighter than CiM Sapphire. The glass is slightly stiffer to work with than the Effetre transparent blues but it doesn’t haze or fizz like they often do. No shockiness. Robert E. is a very nice colour and a well-behaved glass." Read more at Laura's blog.
Laura Sparling
"Robert E. is a transparent medium blue that worked beautifully by itself when making a blown glass vessel and sculptural bird. I think it’s a beautiful color and have further ideas for its use. However, I didn’t like the way it worked on top of a white blown glass vessel because it wouldn’t flow easily."
Susan Parry
"Robert E. is a delicious shade of blue that I didn't really know I was missing until I saw it. The closest shade that springs to mind is Effetre Dark Blue 056, however Robert E. is more saturated & vibrant .... and that's just looking at it in the rod. As soon as you melt this into even a small bead [my test beads are only 12mm in diameter], the richness of this glass really shines through, and I'd say it was just a touch lighter than royal blue, it's gorgeous. As I love dark blue etched, I just had to see how Robert E. would look, and like the gentleman he is, he didn't disappoint! This melted like a dream, and I had no issues. If blue floats your boat, you're going to want a bit of Robert E. in your collection!"
Trudi Doherty