This winter blue flake will have them singing ‘Let it snow’. As much as I cringe when I hear that song this light blue with glitter is perfect for an Ice Princess or the reaction chamber of a freeze ray.

I'm becoming a huge fan of Proto-Pasta's opaque glitter filaments. The glitter is often more subtle than other brands but it still leaves a feeling of magic in the color. There are no concerns printing with a normal nozzle. The filament itself prints easy and hides lines and imperfections well. There is discussion about layer heights affecting the glitter shine, but I didn't notice it in testing. This filament is normally sold in half kilogram weight on a cardboard spool.

Winter Blue Glitter Flake HTPLA


Recommended Print Settings


  • Hot End - 210 Celsius
  • Bed - 60 Celsius


  • Print Speed - 50mm/s
  • First Layer Speed - 30mm/s
  • Perimeter Speed - 30mm/s
  • Infill Speed - 60mm/s
  • Cooling Fan Speed - 100%


  • Perimeters - 2 or 0.8mm - 1mm
  • Top and Bottom Layers - 4 to 5 or 1mm
  • Infill - 15%


  • Distance - 0.8mm*
  • Speed - 35mm*
  • Z-Lift - 0.6mm


  • Bridge Flow - 85%
  • Bridge Speed - 30mm/s
  • Bridge Cooling - 100%


  • Bed Adhesion - Glue Stick
  • Nozzle Type - Brass (Standard)
  • Enclosure - None
* Values will differ for printers with Bowden extruders
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