How can I keep flux from seeping under the glass of my soldered charms?

I made 15 soldered charms and they turned out great. Flux has seeped under the glass of every charm I have made since.

I am very careful with my burnishing and have changed to a smaller brush to apply flux and even changed to a thicker flux and a “stickier” foil tape. Help!

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Christine Gierer

I'm Christine Gierer and I'm obsessed with making jewelry and teaching others how to do it too. I've been a creative person all my life, and I've done all kinds of things like art, sociology, and counseling. But nothing makes me happier than playing with beads, wires, and tools and sharing my tips and tricks with you. I have two awesome websites where you can find tons of tutorials, courses, and workshops on how to make jewelry and how to sell it online.

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