Ever picked one of these fire screens (or similar) up from a thrift shop? I was asked for some ideas for incorporating stained glass into it and came up with these suggestions: 1. Use the … (read more)
Find tips and tricks to help you achieve a beautifully smooth soldered seam. You’ll discover how to get a lovely rounded edge on your sun catchers and how to fill in unsightly gaps.
Patina and Polish is the last step and the one that truly makes your stained glass stand out. Find out how to achieve a gorgeous uniform finish and see your work gleam.
Take a good look at the 3 images below: One is a traditional Tiffany-style lamp…. One a contemporary dual-layered abstract window… And one a geometric window… Now think about pricing. How much are these worth? Or, more to … (read more)
This is a gem! A short film (2.5 minutes) showing Dalle de verre being made. If you aren’t sure what Dalle de verre is they’re like chunky mosaics. It’s the technique of sawing or breaking … (read more)
Do you have trouble getting your zinc came black? Here’s some tricks to make your panels gleam. Question: Thank you for the Pewter Black tip. I ONLY use Jax Pewter Black on my pieces, and … (read more)
Have you ever tried Stained Glass Appliqué? It’s a fantastically easy way of creating panels without lead or soldering. What’s more, you can use up all those scappy bits of leftover glass to create stunning … (read more)
Do you buy ready-made jump rings for hanging your suncatchers? Expensive, aren’t they? Here’s a tutorial showing how to make your very own rings from wire by winding it around a stick of bamboo and … (read more)