Handspun and blown glass is an art form requiring skill, patience and the ability to “stand the heat.” Have a few pieces on your knickknack shelf? Here are some basics of how they came to be.
Glass-blowing crystal classics, at the Waterford glass works, is all but finished these days. Just a few artisan producers are left in studio production.
This article is a historic overview of stained glass starting with Renaissance through Frank Lloyd Wright. There are numerous glass pictures with explanations for each piece. The art of making stained class is discussed along with the history.
Start your new year with a unique arts and crafts projects with stained glass techniques. The projects may be done with glass or modern commercial plastic substitutes and other materials.
Glass painting is not only for artists. If you fancy drinking glasses set with autumn leaves, try this craft project. You'll find 4 glass painting designs and you'll learn how to paint on glass.
Elegant, delicate, colorful and decorative bangles are worn by women as part of Indian culture and tradition. They look beautiful and are considered auspicious. Their sound wards off negative energy.
Traditionally made anew around Samhain, this decorative piece of art offers personality and protection for your home and family.
In a word NO! Okay now that we have that out of the way let's talk about glass and fusible glass. Any piece of glass can be melted, after all that's how it got started out isn't it. While any piece of glass can be melted not all types of glass...
The Sandbaster can give your glass work a unique finish or eliminate unwanted devit. It is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your studio.
Many things occur when a single or multiple pieces of glass are placed into a kiln and heated to high temperatures. Most Kilns that are specifically designed to be used for fusing glass have a high temperature limit of about 1800 degrees F. When...