Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Effetre 420: Coral - Firecracker

Effetre 420 Coral - Firecracker variant.

Maybe someday I will understand why this colour - 420 - Coral - comes out different every time.

I am pleased to see that the sellers are giving it a subname - Firecracker - essentially labeling it as a batch. Because it's deeply annoying to fall in love with a colour, and then not be able to re-order it because - well - there is no way to talk about it. I mean, this is why we have Latin names for plants and things - so we can be certain we are talking about the same thing.

I doubt that this is THAT specific - but it's a step in the right direction. So if an orangey variation of coral that is super streaky and has almost an oriental carpet vibe to it is your cuppa tea - ask for Effetre 420 Coral - Firecracker. 
All four of the beads shown here are self-coloured - no other glass used. So you can see - it is really streaky.

Conversely, if you want a plain, even colour - this is not your glass. ;-)


  1. I made four beads with this color on Friday and ended up with 2 sets of 2 matching colourwise. Two of them I got to strike nicely and the other two refused!

  2. Your blog is very nice with lots of useful info. Just so you know and can fix it if needs be, the link to the Effetre color chart is not working. Thanks.