New focal bead - based on a pattern I saw by Dawn on LE. This is a large focal bead and I'm not sure how I managed it in the flame for nearly two hours but did....and on a short mandrel. Next time I use one of the long ones. The ochre color doesn't play well with everything so I added turquoise dots and then encased the entire bead in clear so whatever I added to the top wouldn't bleed into it. Look at how the ochre dots on the red made little halo images. Interesting. Glass chemistry is so much fun.