Bake marbles at 325-350 degrees for 20 minutes (for more cracking-look, bake at 500 degrees for 30 minutes). Remove and carefully drop into pan with ice and water. Glue end caps to finished marble (w/starter rings) to create bracelets, earrings, pendants, ornaments...(unique and great gift idea)
Bake marbles in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes then immediately put in ice water. Make sure the baking dish and the bowl holding the water are metal. Glue on end caps to hold an "o ring" and add to any chain or ribbon of your choice. I read you can also use the glass "stones" you find for aquariums.
more baked marbles - so pretty...this was a fun project but it does take some time. I would recommended upping the temperature on the oven to 400° that way you might not have to cook them two or three times to get the desired crackle effect. And don't for get to ice them down as soon as the come out of the oven. Make really cute necklaces!..... J
Bake and quick-ice flat glass gems to create crackle. This is an old handcraft we did decades ago but we called it frying marbles. Heated on stovetop in a cast iron skillet, then plunged into ice water. Findings were and are available for making jewelry.
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Necklace charm I made (Pinterest inspired)! Bake a marble at 350 for 20 minutes, then dump them in ice water. The inside cracks but the outside stays intact! For the top I used E-6000 glue with a head pin to make the loop and a bead cap over the base of the pin. Voila! :)
Photo: GREAT DIY GIFT IDEA! Place marbles on a rimmed cookie sheet and bake at 325 to 350F for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and place marbles in ice water to make them crack on the inside. (Be smart and wear safety glasses during this step. I’ve never
I was cleaning the other day and ran across a bag of marbles. My kids used to run them through these elaborate Rube Goldberg-style obstacle courses they’d create with stuff around the house, the course ending with a little “ting!” against a miniature gong. It brought back a really nice memory. “Wouldn’t it be nice…