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Cobalt 5 - Glass Alchemy

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SKU: GA0515
$4.68 / Ounce
1 – 15$4.68
16 +$4.07
1 Rod/Stick = Approx. 1.5 oz.

$65.12 / Pound


One of our most popular cobalt colors, Cobalt 5 provides the artist with a highly saturated, easy to work blue.

Working Tip: Work in neutral flame to avoid reduction (gray streaks).

Product Specifications:
Each rod is approximately 20" in length and 7mm in diameter.

Artist Description by Mike Shelbo:
"Cobalt 5 is very dense in color concentration, yet not as stiff in workability as Cobalt 6.

Be sure to use a neutral flame with this color as it can be susceptible to over reduction that will leave grey patches or streaks. Cobalt 5 is great for stringers and blown work that will leave you with a true deep cobalt. Sandwich between clear layers and blow out thin for a vibrant and beautiful cobalt blue transparent.

Works nicely, and melts easily into itself with no mark or sign of where glass was added. My favorite Cobalt 5 quality is that it shines through the color when it is brightly back lit.”

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super dense cobalt

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This cobalt is lighter than NS Turbo cobalt by just enough that it makes this color usable in more applications. Can be used as a black, looks great over other blue colors and this color can be thinned out well for stringers and lattis.