Fire Polish is a process that starts out with regular looking glass that is then machine faceted, which leaves sharp facet edges. To smooth them out, they are heated in a kiln or oven until the edges soften. The result is a beautiful, faceted, crystal-like bead.
Czech Fire Polished Beads
F/P 12/8mm BLUE ZIRCON OBLONG STRUNG SHAPE
F/P 12/8mm PINK-BLUE STRIPED STRUNG OBLONG
F/P 12/8mm OP.MAUVE OBLONG STRUNG SHAPE BEAD
F/P 12x8mm FANCY DIAMOND SHAPE STRUNG 2-TONE