Crocus 1/8 Kilo CiM

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1/8 Kilo of Crocus CiM Glass Rods, 5-7 rod

 

Crocus is described as "an opal purple"

Daylight
Left to right:
Heffalump, Rapunzel, Crocus
Claudia Eidenbenz

Indoor lighting
Left to right:
Heffalump, Rapunzel, Crocus
Claudia Eidenbenz

"Here we have Crocus, au-naturel. Reduced, unreduced, it's all the same. I also didn't find that I got much colour change or opacification from Crocus when I repeatedly heated it, which was nice since it happens a lot with other semi-opaques." Read more at Melanie's blog.
Melanie Graham

"Fibonacci Sequence" with Crocus & Sangre by Sara Sally LaGrand.
Sara Sally LaGrand

"Crocus is the perfect color for snow cones." Check out Diane's snow cone tutorial.
Diane Woodall

Crocus & Double Helix Clio.
Elizabeth Bunn Braunsdorf

"This is Aurae stringer on a lentil made with Crocus. Remember, Crocus does some interesting things, depending on the light. . . This third photo is under a mixture [of types of lighting], in photo tent. Green. I'm thinking that there was some fuming going on from reducing the Aurae, and it has made the Crocus colour shift even more dramatic." Read more at DragonJools blog.
Dwyn Tomlinson

Messy Crocus with raku frit.
Trudi Doherty

"The top mandrel is CiM Crocus - a truly lovely reddish lavender purple. The bottom mandrel is the same color - with a trail of Double Helix Triton, and reduced. The effect of the Triton reducing on the Crocus is quite dramatic! The Crocus now looks much more pinky." Read more at DragonJools blog.
Dwyn Tomlinson

"Incidentally, these are two separate blue frits over Crocus. I was going for less coverage but they spread out a lot! You can see the translucency of the base gives them a glow, though." Read more at Heather's blog.
Heather Kelly

Striking Color over Crocus.
Carol Oliver

“Out of the nine Messy opals that I tested, five of them remained translucent and they were Plum, Rose Quartz, Ghee, Chalcedony and Crocus.” Read more about keeping opal glass translucent at the Frantz Art Glass blog.
Patricia Frantz

"Crocus is an excellent base for silver reactive colors."
Sue Stewart

“Crocus etches normally. This bead was put in etching solution for 12 minutes."
Genea Crivello-Knable

"A nice strong colour too - didn't wash out the way Heffalump did. But, pay attention when photographing it. You might have to follow the light around the house to get good pictures." Read more at DragonJools blog.
Dwyn Tomlinson