The fireplace below is a self install with a Hanover Red back ground, The glass that was used is a Clear base with Starfire on top. The Red and Orange Toppers were applied. Jon and Liz Kleinman even labeled their pictures for us.
Then the Starfire and toppers were added.
The next fireplace was a self installation by Chris in Palm Springs California. He used about 3" of a sand base under the Starfire base glass. Then he added: