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Good for Stained Glass Projects
Easy to Cut
Consistent Pattern and Texture
Spectrum Waterglass is a natural surface texture created by stretching the hot glass sheet while it is still in a pliable state. The result is gentle, rolling waves that resemble the surface of a lake or stream. Ideal for backgrounds, water and sky scenes.
Iridized finish is created by flash-firing a uniform, micro-thin layer of metallic crystal to the glass surface, creating a radiant jewel-like color across the sheet. Iridescent is similar to a vintage Mother of Pearl color, an art glass favorite since the turn of the century.
Photo above is a general representation of glass colors. Colors may vary. Sizes are Approximate.
Even More Elegant Lamps to Create. Whimsical designs from the Aanraku Studio are sure to light up any home with beautiful color and design. Includes outdoor scenes, animals, seasonal and floral patterns. Table lanterns are made with flat panels, so the are quick and easy to crate. All shown finished and in color. Images below from book. Insider tip Enlarge patterns by 120% to 130% to have a perfect fit with #7646 triangle wood lamp base (sold separately).
Heres our list of 5 Favorite New Items from the May 2013 edition of Stained Glass News, also in this issue Stained Glass News 25th Anniversary Contest winners announced. 1. Button Molds from Creative Paradise What better way to show off your art, than to wear it. These fantastic new molds from Creative Paradise are available in three different styles, Small Round, Large Round, and Square giving you the freedom to create buttons for any apparel in your closet. We love creating glass art and what a bonus when it is practical too. 2. Getting the Blues can be Great - 2 Exciting New Colors from Spectrum Glass Expand your creative pallet with the latest hues from our friends at Spectrum Glass. Blue Topaz and Hydrangea Opal bring to life two of our favorite shades from nature, perfect for portraying bright ocean blues and subtle floral hues. These colors
Id like to start working in lead came. I already have tools for copper foil, what else do I need? To work in lead came there are a few additional tools and supplies that will be needed or helpful. Start with a good basic instruction book or DVD. Try checking out Stained Glass Basics if you prefer a book. Some of it will be review, but it also has a good section on lead came and repairs. Traditional Leaded Glass Windows or Get the Lead Out are two of the many DVDs available at Delphi. Both are informative and walk you through the process of building a lead came panel. Add a few basic tools to your workshop. The first is a pair of lead nippers or a lead knife, which are used to cut the came accurately for a good fit. A lead stretcher such as our Stanton Lead