IMG_12748Pacific Art Glass has a very exciting line up of classes coming up including an Advanced Lampworking class with Loren Stump. This is the first time that Loren has come into Southern California to teach so sign up soon. It’s …

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BestBeadShowSmallIt’s that time of year again! Tucson is inundated with bead people, gem lovers, sellers and buyers, for the Tucson Gem and Bead and Fossil Show. There are at least 50 different shows going on over a two week period …

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1604715_705912459443027_1408717610_nAlmost all glass lovers are also lovers of dichroic glass. Love the sparkle…love the bling! And Coatings by Sandberg, also known as CBS, is one of the best in teh business. They’re having a warehouse sale. This is good. …

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screen-shot-2013-08-11-at-1-28-44-pmFirst you need to know what a Klein Bottle is, if you don’t. Over at Wikipedia you can learn more about what a Klein Bottle is. Once you know that you can understand the difficulties in trying to engrave one. …

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buhler_poolside-400x343I want to thank Daily Art Muse for presenting Karen Buhler’s glass figures. They’re the perfect combination of sophistication and whimsy. She uses borosilicate glass to shape the hollow figures depicting swimmers and ┬ádivers with a feeling that comes from …

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skel-1After the last post I did that came from This is Colossal I decided to do a search for other glass articles. I found some good stuff. There’s one artist that I’ve written about already, but the rest are new …

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EXTRACT-CONTAINERS-OPEN-W-BRUSH-4I’m off to Las Vegas on thursday to go to Glass Craft and Bead Expo. This is the opportunity to see the glass folk and also see what’s new. Well, this is something quite new and exciting and I can’t …

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90_fritHave you tried Glow Glass? Glow in the dark glass is so cool and now there are fresh colors available in COE 90 glass. It can be used for fusing or bead making and the effects are worth it. …

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logoIf you want to do a presentation for the GAS Conference 2014 you better get your application in. The deadline is approaching…April 7th. The Glass Art Society is taking 2013 off and the 2014 conference is being held at the …

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TheFlowWinter2012Cover354x459The Winter issue of The Flow Magazine is the 8th Annual Gallery of Women in Glass and it’s a very good issue if I might say. (Disclosure: I have a couple of beads in this issue.) It’s full of information …

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banner3It’s getting close…it’s the Glass Craft & Bead Expo and it’s April 3-7 in sunny Las Vegas. I bring it up now so if you’re interested in any of the classes they offer you can sign up before they fill …

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we_love_our_customers_2013Since I have been expanding my glass horizons, I’ve started playing more with boro glass. That then makes me more aware of the boro companies out there. I’ve signed up with Glass Alchemy to find out what’s new and groovy …

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hk_100113_02-630x944I recently wrote about a solar glass roof…this post is about an Optical Glass House in Japan. The front of this building is made of borosilicate glass bricks which is a great choice because of their strength and ability to …

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3247.1KimEdwards-glasschainmaille-beads.JPG-550x0Awhile back I wrote about this glass bead artist, Kim Edwards when she was first profiled on Jewelry Making Daily. They’re talking about her again as well as talking to her since this post is an interview with her. …

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For those of you in Southern California area there are fresh glass classes at The Glass Studio in Los Angeles. New classes include Beginning Borosilicate Glass and Pattern Bars. Good times for all! But the regulars are there too such …

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