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OK, here goes the rookie so be gentle. We are primarily a fiber studio but we would like make our own buttons, beads and other embellishments for our fiber works. What would you recommend for a kiln. I would prefer to keep it 100v and it doesn't need to be very large.

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hello, welcome to the forum!

the kiln you use is the most important part of making pottery of any kind.

we do not bite but it would be helpful if you gave a little more info about yourself.  what country are you in?  what do you mean by "keep it 100v" and how many buttons, beads and embellishments would you estimate you would need in a given time, a year, a month?

my suggestion would be to find a local potter who likes to make tiny things and arrange a visit to see just how much is involved in getting what you want.   you could be surprised by what a large undertaking you are considering.  getting the kind of thing you want could be as simple as contracting with a willing potter and suggesting designs and colors with that person.

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If you work with fibre, I'm guessing you spin and weave?  Having just acquired a loom, I know there are a  million things I need to learn before I will make anything useful.  The same applies with clay and firing.  

Take OldLady's advice, or you will be following Alice down the rabbit hole.

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I know loads of potters that make buttons and all kinds of things for fibre studios! Yarn bowls and pincushions and other things like that are common items for fibre studios and potters to collaborate on. If you can find someone in your area to work with, perhaps you could ask them to make some for you, or if you want to try your hand, maybe arrange some kind of workshop? It would be a lot less monetary investment and frustration to work with someone in your area who already has the equipment, knowledge and materials. 

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Most community studios will fire work for you as long as it's a clay body they are familiar with, they are glazed withglazes they know, and you aren't known for mixing up cone 06 glazes for 6. It's a much cheaper and easier option that buying your own kiln. Unless you're making hundreds, or potentially thousands of beads/embellishments, it's cheaper to pay someone else to do it. Work that size is easily transported so you can still make the work at your studio and take to the community to fire. 

   A small (1 cubic foot or so) 110v kiln, a circuit to run it (if there isn't one already installed; remember proper size wire/breaker, plus ventilation for safety), will cost you around a $1k or more depending on condition, etc. 

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