When I started lampworking I had several people ask me pretty early on if I made crosses. I didn't at the time, but ended up buying an awesome VersaCube press from Cattwalk that makes an awesome cross base that I can then decorate & tweak as I wish... which I do, because I can't leave anything "as is". :o)
I've made some gorgeous crosses... one of my first ones is probably one of my favorites... I called it "Footprints in the Sand"... ...someone saw it at a show & said "this reminds me of that poem", so I said "Thank you very much!! I needed to come up w/ a name for it!" It sold right away. I haven't made another one, I keep frying my aqua glass... need to get back to it & try it again, I think I've got a little more controll than I did back then. :o)
Here's one of my most recent crosses... I made it for a friend's Mom's Christmas gift. Isn't it gorgeous? She just loved it (of course!) I love this style & love this look... especially made up into a pendant w/ the Vintaj Natural Brass findings (w/ a little sterling added to the mix)
Someday, I hope to see a beautiful rosary made up w/ one of my crosses.
ps... the VersaCube press comes in 2 thicknesses... 1/4" & 5/16"... I use the 5/16". I've seen the 1/4" & thought it was a little too skinny for me. I love this size.