Rainbow 2 on Thin Black - Oceanside 96 Dichroic
CBS Dichroic on Oceanside 96 2mm glass (COE 96) - Rainbow 2 on Thin Black. Dichroic creates a dazzling rainbow of colours that changes right before your eyes: just view it at different angles, backgrounds and lighting. Thin glass is ideal for jewellery projects or layering.
The main characteristic of Dichroic Glass is that it has a transmitted colour and a completely different reflective colour. Furthermore, these two colours shift depending on the angle of view. With the play of light together with its vibrant colour, Dichroic Glass is an amazing material that adds colour and intrigue to art glass - it will add a new dimension to your next visual art project.
The photo is a general representation of glass colours. Colours may vary.
Note on Rainbow 2 Coatings from CBS:
In the highly-scientific world of Dichroic glass, the Rainbow 2 is the most difficult to produce. On occasion, slight peeling/flaking of the coating during the fusing, lampworking and/or the glass blowing process can take place. This is usually isolated at the gold edge of the Rainbow 2 sheet only.
In the art community, this peeling/flaking of the Rainbow 2 is a generally known fact and many fusers test fire a strip from the gold reflected edge of the sheet to ensure the coatings are stable and to determine proper colour shifts. Artists that use the Rainbow 2 may fully encase the Dichroic or fuse a clear cap over the Dichroic which solves any peeling/flaking problems.