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Kokomo Glass: The Oldest Glass Manufacturer in America

Kokomo Glass: The Oldest Glass Manufacturer in America According to historian Paul Crist who wrote An Early History of Kokomo Opalescent Glass Company in 1998, the stories behind the company sound more like the makings of a soap opera than a business plan. But despite the companys somewhat fractured past, Kokomo has upheld its reputation for exceptional glass products. Since 1888, it has been producing some of the finest glass in the world, and remains the oldest manufactory in America of its kind. Charles Edward Henry opened Kokomo Glass Factory in Kokomo, Indiana after he managed to negotiate a free factory site and cheap gas rates with community leaders. The once agriculturally based town was booming with business opportunities thanks to the discovery of natural gas. Glass production began on Nov. 13, 1888. The company specialized in colored opalescent glass, which at the time was a relatively new product. The superintendent and chemist of the company, Henrys business

Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company, Inc: About Y-96

Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company, Inc: About Y-96 Delphi Glass offers a large selection of Youghiogheny Glass online and at our store in Lansing, MI. Youghiogheny Stained Glass is recommended by glass artists for its beautiful, unique color pallet. Perfect for glass restoration and reproduction work, Youghioghenys mottled glass is nearly identical to what was used during Louis Tiffanys time. Stipple art glass from Youghiogheny Glass is a premium, hand-made glass that disperses light in a unique way producing crisper, more vibrant colors. Yogi glass is famous for its color mixes. The colors are crisp and vibrant, making it a favorite of glass artists. Discover it for yourself. Youghiogheny (pronounced Yock-uh-gain-ee) is a gorgeous glass. If youve never worked with Stipple, you will be amazed at its crisp and vibrant colors. Where other glass mixes may bleed together, Stipple keeps true greens, red, magentas and pinks you wont believe. An excellent Tiffany reproduction glass. Visit Delphi Glass http //www.delphiglass.com/ https //www.facebook.com/delphiglass https //twitter.com/DelphiGlass https //www.pinterest.com/DelphiGlass/ http //www.delphiglass.com/blog For more information about Youghiogheny, visit http //www.youghioghenyglass.com/ Subscribe to Delphi Glass for more videos and project ideas https //www.youtube.com/user/DelphiGlass

How to Choose the Right Copper Foil for Your Works of Art

How to Choose the Right Copper Foil for Your Works of Art When creating stained glass art, the size and type of foil can be tricky. For newcomers to this type of glass art, many questions arise as to which copper foil is the right one to use. Fortunately, Delphi Glass has some handy tips to help you make the right choice every time. 1. Foil width You might be inclined to select foil that creates skinny lines, however they are not as strong. That’s because you can’t apply as much solder. For most projects, you’ll find 7/32” copper foil will be suitable, however if you vary the width of the foil it will add more depth. If you’re using thicker glass, 1/4" foil will create a seam of normal width. But if you want special effects, take a razor knife and trim the copper foil after you apply it to the glass. Creating distance in your piece can be done

Beautiful Mosaic Wall Hanging-Step by Step

Beautiful Mosaic Wall Hanging-Step by Step For all of you glass hobbyists who would love to work with mosaics but havent gotten up enough courage, this article is for you. This project will give you the chance to create three tiles that are meant to be used as a wall hanging. We used the same process as the one for making stepping-stones. But the main difference in making a wall hanging is the thicknesswe will use only half of the recommended amount of DiamondCrete for the 12 square mold. Our design is an elegant Victorian motif that can be built as shown in three 12 square tiles and hung about 1 apart, or the project can be simplified by using just the center design. Leave out the two pieces to the far right and left of the center design and this would look fine by itself as a wall hanging or a stepping-stone. Just remember

Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company, Inc: About Stipple

Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company, Inc: About Stipple Delphi Glass offers a large selection of Youghiogheny Glass online and at our store in Lansing, MI. Youghiogheny Stained Glass is recommended by glass artists for its beautiful, unique color pallet. Perfect for glass restoration and reproduction work, Youghioghenys mottled glass is nearly identical to what was used during Louis Tiffanys time. Stipple art glass from Youghiogheny Glass is a premium, hand-made glass that disperses light in a unique way producing crisper, more vibrant colors. Yogi glass is famous for its color mixes. The colors are crisp and vibrant, making it a favorite of glass artists. Discover it for yourself. Youghiogheny (pronounced Yock-uh-gain-ee) is a gorgeous glass. If youve never worked with Stipple, you will be amazed at its crisp and vibrant colors. Where other glass mixes may bleed together, Stipple keeps true greens, red, magentas and pinks you wont believe. An excellent Tiffany reproduction glass. Visit Delphi Glass http //www.delphiglass.com/ https //www.facebook.com/delphiglass https //twitter.com/DelphiGlass https //www.pinterest.com/DelphiGlass/ http //www.delphiglass.com/blog For more information about Youghiogheny, visit http //www.youghioghenyglass.com/ Subscribe to Delphi Glass for more videos and project ideas https //www.youtube.com/user/DelphiGlass

Inspired Art Glass

Inspired Art Glass This spring, both System 96 and Bullseye have announced the expansion of their color palettes, and both have offered up some inspired (and inspiring) new hues for your glass art. The colors capture some of the more subtle shades that appear in nature when the lighting is just right - those magic moments when the world takes your breath away. They are also the colors that appear in tremendous works of art, from memorable paintings to your next project. Let these fresh colors inspire your designs. Were proud to introduce the latest hues here NEW System 96 Blue Topaz Transparent Apple Jade Opal Hydrangea Opal Chambray Opal Paynes Gray Opal Blue Topaz Transparent mimics both the clarity and color of its namesake

Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company, Inc

Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company, Inc Delphi Glass offers a large selection of Youghiogheny Glass online and at our store in Lansing, MI. Youghiogheny Stained Glass is recommended by glass artists for its beautiful, unique color pallet. Perfect for glass restoration and reproduction work, Youghioghenys mottled glass is nearly identical to what was used during Louis Tiffanys time. Stipple art glass from Youghiogheny Glass is a premium, hand-made glass that disperses light in a unique way producing crisper, more vibrant colors. Yogi glass is famous for its color mixes. The colors are crisp and vibrant, making it a favorite of glass artists. Discover it for yourself. Youghiogheny (pronounced Yock-uh-gain-ee) is a gorgeous glass. If youve never worked with Stipple, you will be amazed at its crisp and vibrant colors. Where other glass mixes may bleed together, Stipple keeps true greens, red, magentas and pinks you wont believe. An excellent Tiffany reproduction glass. Visit Delphi Glass http //www.delphiglass.com/ https //www.facebook.com/delphiglass https //twitter.com/DelphiGlass https //www.pinterest.com/DelphiGlass/ http //www.delphiglass.com/blog For more information about Youghiogheny, visit http //www.youghioghenyglass.com/ Subscribe to Delphi Glass for more videos and project ideas https //www.youtube.com/user/DelphiGlass