WELCOME TO BEAD GLASS and ART GLASS SUPPLIES! Bead Glass is 100 per cent Australian owned and operated business and has served the lampwork community since 2002. Shop here and SAVE! We are the AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTORS FOR CIM GLASS, EFFETRE /MORETTI and DOUBLE HELIX GLASS , LAMPWORK TOOLS, ACE GLASSES, NORTEL & BETHLEHEM TORCHES and OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS.
NO FEE for CREDIT CARDS,PAYPAL,DIRECT DEBIT or PACKAGING and HANDLING. OUR SHIPPING RATES ARE CHEAPER TOO.
Beadglass provides regular classes for both Beginner and Intermediate levels .
JUNE & JULY NEWS : Our price list is G.S.T.inclusive
BEADGLASS OUT OF OFFICE BETWEEN 10th JUNE and 29th JULY
ORDERS PLACED DURING THAT TIME WILL BE ACCEPTED BUT NOT MAILED UNTIL AFTER THE 29th JULY.
DURING THAT TIME WE ARE RESTOCKING AND ADDING MORE TO OUR INVENTORY.
DIP-N-GO BLUE SLUDGE ULTRA now in stock under 'Bead Release'
'NEWS: DOUBLE HELIX 'RHEA' PURE GOLD RUBY NOW LISTED!
ALL NEW DELIVERY OF BORO AND ACE LAMPWORK GLASSES
A NEW RELEASE NOW AVAILABLE ..RHEA RUBY GOLD *Striking...Pure gold ruby that stays red and does not react with silver or any other colour..no need to put clear between the silver glasses.. technically a striking glass though it's formulated to strike automatically, see it listed under Double Helix Glasses.
|A NEW PALETTE OF CIM COLOURS RELEASED IN 2016 and 2017 ...more coming March!! Some new colours already listed.|
OUR INTERNATIONAL TUTOR for 2017
HOLLY COOPER WILL BE HERE AT BEADGLASS IN MAY, 2017! _
TWO DAY EXCEPTIONAL CLASSES WILL BE HELD END MAY Dates: There are just a couple of places still available on Monday 29th &Tuesday 30th May 2017 EMAIL for the Coloured Flyer and Enrolment Form email@example.com www.hollycooper.com
In stock now: IMMEDIATE DELIVERY, BRAVO & ALPHA BETHLEHEM TORCHES, here at Beadglass
New Delivery of Multi Size Graphite Moulds.....see listed under Molds
NEW ADDITIONAL CIM COLOURS HAVE ARRIVED! ALL THE COLOUR CHIPS OF THE NEW 2016 CIM GLASS RODS HAVE BEEN DISPLYED ON THE CIM PAGES
GIFT CERTIFICATES: Do your easy online shopping with a Beadglass Gift Certificate. See listed under the 'Equipment Page' Gift Certificates are also available for the once in a lifetime class, with International tutor, Holly Cooper. ...a special gift for your favourite lampworker. For further information a brochure of the classes with all the details can be emailed if you are considering this as a gift to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes are to be held next May, 2017 in Sydney.
THE MUST HAVE AUTOMATIC 'BEAD RELEASER' by JIM MOORE, will remove your beads from a mandrel. Listed under 'Jim Moore' Tools. Preserve your hands and your time!
RED COPPER GREEN P219R....Brand new stock! see under 'Pastels'. This is a gorgeous reactive glass either on it's own or mix with Silvered Ivory Stringer....ask for a free sample to be sent with your next order. Email : email@example.com
CARNELIAN OPALINO O536...listed under 'Opalinos' is again back in stock. A gorgeous rose-carnelian depending on the length of exposure to the flame. It plays well with many other colours by retaining it's variety of rosy-pink shades.
NEW Effetre Shipment, arrived 24.11.16. Some new colours to list including a gorgeous shade of green pastel, Metallic Green-Neptune P230, now listed under 'Pastels' , Light Teal (Green Marino) T026 , T090 Green Algae.....under Transparents, Restock of all the beautiful Marblised Marmos including NEW IVORY P284 under 'Premiums'. Also Super Clear T006 in every diameter at the best price. We are carrying bulk of this amazing Super Clear to give the best prices available.
NEW RELEASE FROM DOUBLE HELIX 'SKYLLA' available now at Beadglass . See listed under Double Helix Glasses. This new glass is a silver, copper, ruby glass and is a relative of Terranova 2.1. The silver produces blues, purples and teals and copper adds the reds! Definately a colour for the collection. Limited supplies, don't miss it.
New! Pickle Product for Sparkling Glass Rods! This pickle product is the same as used by Lampworker, Larry Scott. No matter what clear glass you use, Pickle Product will remove oxides and dirt from any glass rods. Supplied with directions for the very best result, See listed under 'Equipment and Tools'
RESTOCKED NOV.: ETCHALL STENCIL VINYL and COMBINATION SWIVEL SETS
ADDED : NEW DELIVERY of TORCH MARVERS on the Equipment and Tools Page.
CIM Colours are gorgeous! We now have over 70 colours and more colours will soon be added. Try the new 'Experimental' Clear, wonderfully smooth to work with and the clearest glass ever. Not scummy and allows for a thinner encasement layer. It reacts beautifully with Silver Glasses enabeling a multitude of colours to bloom under it's encasement layer.
We are distributors for Bethlehem Torches , listed here on the Beadglass Site . If you want to upgrade your torch this year, then consider the new style Bethlehem Torches.....efficient and low on oxygen, we have everything to get you started!
New deliveries of MANDRELS in PANDORA size 4.76mm on special this month $2.95. Other MANDRELS available in hard to get sizes, 3.96mm and 6.35mm, see listed on the 'Equipment' pages. CABACHON Mandrels make an interesting addition to your lampwork skills, try these different shapes out too! There is also a free Tutorial supplied on how to use these on the shopping pages.
THE STUNNING RANGE OF THOMPSON ENAMEL POWDERS are listed . These will be used in our POWDER PLAY CLASSES with Holly Cooper. So, plenty of time to get in some practice using these vibrant intense colours to extract the most out of your glass! You can see all the individual colours as well as our sample packs, listed under 'Thompson Enamels' pages. ......the details/dates of HOLLY COOPER classes are below.
ANNOUNCEMENT ! INTERNATIONAL TUTOR for 2017
HOLLY COOPER WILL BE HERE AT BEADGLASS IN MAY, 2017! _
TWO DAY EXCEPTIONAL CLASSES WILL BE HELD ON-
Dates: Saturday 27nd & Sunday 28nd May and Monday 29th &Tuesday 30th May 2017
EMAIL for the Coloured Flyer and Enrolment Form firstname.lastname@example.org www.hollycooper.com
Places are limited, don't miss this exceptional class, kindly email asap to secure your place in the class
DOUBLE HELIX ... see the stunning silver glasses listed at Beadglass..
Try the Double Helix latest 'MELIA' colour. This is a beautiful iridescent luster glass. Colour photo sample is listed under 'Double Helix Glass' Also, available is the Sample Trial Pack of all Double Helix Colours...see listed under 'Samples'. We also provide notes with all the Double Helix Colours when requested.
Multi Size graphite Bead Molds...Keeping your beads a consistant size or useful for graduating sizes.....listed under 'Molds'
Here's an informative video from a David Penso demo at Corning Museum of Glass...showing some interesting lampwork techniques including blown beads:
And another from Leah Fairbanks:
We have lost count of all the excitement of glass galore!.. with also arrival of new stocks of all the Avorio colours and Marmos (marble). Listed under 'Premiums' as well as Thompson Enamels range compatible with all 104 glass.
See new packs of Etchall Creme and Liquid including new bulk packs ...All listed under Etchall
NEW supplies of beautiful PALE EMERALD GREEN T031 ... Listed under Premium Transparents.
FILIGRANA CANES…new colours added _________________________________
New Effetre Glass Shipment....every colour now restocked and some new colours as well, including the latest 'Avorio' and 'Marmo' Ranges.These new cols. are listed under 'New Premium Colours'.
NEW SHIPMENT OF FOSTER FIRE BEAD RELEASE...see under Bead Release in the online shop.
Congratulations to KIRRA GALLERY and all the artists at Federation Square in Melbourne! The new exhibition of Lampwork and Glass Object D'Arte is spectacular....not to be missed.
New delivery of Parallel Presses and Diamond Shears( listed in Equipment Pages) See how to use both the press and the snippers-scissors with Elena Hernberg's beautiful glass leaves here :https://www.facebook.com/elena.hernburg.3/videos/1008815082483863/?pnref=story
FREE Tutorial! from Spawn of Flame on SILVERED IVORY STRINGERS very easy to follow, although we use Silver Leaf instead of Foil : http://spawnofflame.wordpress.com/2009/03/31/silvered-ivory-stringer-revealed-a-tutorial-part-1/
· Another site for well designed free JEWELLERY TUTORIALS &VIDEOS see: Our price list ALREADY INCLUDES G.S.T.Nancy Hamilton's Free Tutorials for silversmithing, dozens of unique tips at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuYAd8zlgaw
Another informative site for silversmithing from Joe and Anat Silvera at: http://silverajewelry.com/videos/
LINING WIDER BEADS KNOW HOW: If you enjoy making wide beads then the essential, Wide Impress Beadliner is an important addition for the creative bead artist . The NEW WIDE IMPRESS Beadliner works just like the original Impress on "normal" size beads, but has the extra advantage of working on MUCH WIDER ITEMS as well, eg silver pendants, huge beads, fused or slumped glass pieces. These are listed under Beadling tools.
OUR PAST INTERNATIONAL TUTORS WHO HAVE TAUGHT FOR US HERE IN AUSTRALIA INCLUDE HOLLY COOPER, ANDREA GUARINO and JIM SMIRCICH.
Holly's site: www.hollycooper. com
Andrea's site: http://www.andreaguarino.com
Email enquiries are welcome.
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