Bead Seperator / Bead Release is needed to stop the glass from sticking tot he mandrel.
Coat the end of the bead-mandrel with Bead Release and let it air-dry. It dries really well in half an hour.
Creative Glass Bead Separator has a terrific holding power, even when you work on the bead for more than an hour. It is easy to remove the beads after finishing, with a gentle twist on the bead.
The Bead Release is packaged in jars with an airtight inner lid, and a screw-on outer lid. If it dries up, just add a couple of drops of water and mix it to a consistency of cream.