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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  REICHENBACH 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 .

See our FACEBOOK PAGE for regular updates https://www.facebook.com/sue.austin.3152

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THE NEW BEADGLASS DIARY, STAY UP TO DATE HERE!

AUGUST....  

Beadglass will be closed from Thursday, 23rd AUGUST  to  Monday 24th SEPTEMBER, 2018. If an order is placed between these dates it will be shipped after 24th September,2018

NEW SHIPMENT OF CANTA OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS ARE HERE! See listed under Oxygen Concentrators.

ANOTHER NEW SHIPMENT OF REICHENBACH 104 EXPECTED THIS MONTH!

SEE OUR  QUALITY KILNS AT JUST $1276.00 ...THIS VALUE CAN'T BE BEATEN!

.CONTEMPORARY LAMPWORKING The entire 3 volumes complete, by Bandhu Scott Dunham.
Absolute bargan at half normal price for all three volumes!..........'A Practical Guide to Shaping Glass in the Flame' by Bandhu Scott Dunham ..................... Hard to get and much sort after, all three volumes of Contemporary Lampworking series have arrived. ...see listed under 'Books'

 

SEE ALL THE NEW REVISED TORCH KITS, FOR MORE CHOICES. LISTED UNDER TORCHES AND TORCH KITS.ALL IN STOCK NOW.

THE FULL RANGE OF REICHENBACH 104 GLASS HAS BEEN LONG ANTICIPATED, THE RECEPTION HAS PROVEN WORTH THE WAIT. THANKYOU  FOR YOUR ALL POSITIVE FEEDBACK! See it listed under 'Reichenbach'

NEW DELIVERY OF CANTA OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS ARRIVING MID JULY....a few left, order now to reserve one and it will be put aside for you.

NEW  DIAMOND SHEARS (in Equipment Page), LUMIERE LUSTERS ,NEW CIM COLOURS AND GORGEOUS 104 REICHENBACH HAS ARRIVED and NOW AVAILABLE IN EVERY COLOUR,  bringing down prices on Reichenbach with continuous supplies. The Reichenbach colours can been viewed under 'Reichenbach' in both Transparents and Opaques.

BEAD RELEASES....Observe our low, low prices on Bead Release, the best varieties available. Now in their own category-page  under 'Bead Release'

Considering a new Kiln?  The PROMETHEUS KILN PRO7-PRG BEAD DOOR is the ideal compact Kiln, value and quality at a low price, $1276.   With an amazing variety of uses, designed for

  • Glass bead annealing
  • Glass fusing 
  • Enamelling
  • Metal art clays (Art Clay, PMC, BronzClay, Accent Gold, Metal Clay Veneer)
  • Decal firing
  • Dichroic glass
  • Available  for immediate delivery. See the details listed under 'Lampwork Kilns'
  • News Flash!  THE 10 NEW CIM COLOURS HAVE ARRIVED TODAY  11.4.18!  Listed under 'CIM'....   Available in lb/115gm  BUNDLES....AMPHIBIAN..BANANA CREAM..CAMOUFLAGE..COTSWALD  BLUE..LILAC..MERRYWEATHER..OOBLECK..SACRE BLUE..SERENGETI..SERENITY  

Bigger range and more beautiful Lumiere Lusters will be again back  in stock soon.....3 have already arrived!   We have added more colours to the range. Both in standard and our own custom colours will be available.  Add some Luster to your beads, create interest, with only the smallest application .Listed at the side under 'Lumiere Lusters'  Free tutorial available on the page. Watch this space for more to come including glass!

New delivery of Ribbon Mandrels in sizes :8mm x 2mm,12 x 2mm ,16mm x 2mm...see descriptions under 'MANRELS ALL'

Beadglass now has the best range of Mandrels in stock: Puffies, Hollows, Solids, Emikos, Cabs in all shapes and priced from only $6.95.   A free 'How To', tutorial is also included on the same page , listed under 'MANDRELS ALL' in the Online Shop....then explore further with the beautiful, intensely coloured THOMPSON ENAMELS range...also included is a free tutorial, listed under 'THOMPSON ENAMELS'.

CHOOSE THE TORCH YOU ALWAYS WANTED NOW! Bethlehem and Nortel Torches are now available on a payment plan, no interest! By taking the pain out of a once up payment you can pay in smaller increments  to suit your budget. The Torch is shipped to you, once the payments are completed. All in stock now. Contact us for your requests.

We always aim to carry the latest and best Lampwork Products and Glass available to the Australian and New Zealand Lampwork Community, and to that  end have increased our products three fold in the last year, and as always, interested to hear your requests and comments.

Update 24.1.18 ...  NEW SUPPLIES OF HOLLOW MANDRELS in 6mm, 10mm and 12.9mm diameter . ....see listed under "ALL MANDRELS" These are used for Blowning Beads on the end of a Hollow Mandrel. Here are two videos that illustrate the process as well as the equipment needed..   Finger Holders, shown in the video, are also available under 'Equipment and Tools' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgaN1q4enk0

Oxygen Concentrators 8L now in stock! 

Graphite Reamers,two sizes.... see listed under 'Equipment Pages'

PUFFY HOLLOW MANDRELS ARE BACK!  In sizes, 2mm, 2.4mm, 3mm, 4mm, and 5mm. See them listed on the new page just for mandrels, listed under 'MANDRELS-ALL'  We have some great links to tutorials on You Tube,  and how to use them...easy...peezy!

 

 For all our followers in NEW ZEALAND , kindly note that we ship daily with no limit on weight, including GLASS, TORCHES, EQUIPMENT, TOOLS and OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS.

Expected 6.11.17  It's here!       CIM New stock arrival of -JELLY BEAN and -HARVEST

NEW NORTEL MEGA AND MINOR BURNERS ARRIVED, IN STOCK NOW. SEE LISTED UNDER TORCHES.    ALL BETHLEHEM TORCHES BACK IN STOCK.

DOUBLE HELIX, TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR NEW SHIPPING COSTS  SAVINGS see * DOUBLE HELIX * WE HAVE PASSED OUR SAVINGS ON HERE.  SKIRON: The new Double Helix 'rainbow' colour release has been topped up again.  See listed under 'Double Helix' in the Online Store.  

!!HOW LUCKY CAN WE BE....AUSTRALIA IS THE FIRST TO RECEIVE THE BRILLIANT NEW CIM COLOUR RELEASES !  COMPARE OUR PRICES !  CIM DELIVERY HAS ALREADY BEEN IN STOCK AT BEADGLASS 3 WEEKS BEFORE WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION:  All the colours are up and listed with colour chips and helpful descriptions.

Lots of  Emiko Mandrels, popular sizes 4.76mm, 18mm, and 19mm.  Ideal for making large hole discs and beads. See listed under 'Equipment'  page.

 GAFFER POWDERS : In stock  as at 13.9.17 and listed under 'Gaffer Powders'.  These 10 new, stunning and vibrant powders present a whole new palette of colour for glass as well as  metals, in addition to the Thompson Enamel Powders also available at Beadglass. 

 #ETCH CRYSTALS at the best prices are here! We have passed the savings on with our reduced shipping prices, both in SMALL and LARGE SIZES ...now listed under' ETCHALL' at side

DON'T WAIT FOR IMPORTS : BETHLEHEM CHAMPION TORCHES ARE HERE NOW IN STOCK  ! 14.9.17

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A NEW PALETTE OF CIM COLOURS RELEASED IN September 2017 The New colours are already listed and corresponding colour chips still being added.

13.8.17  New Effetre Shipment Arrival ....Dark Ivory Stringers added, see 'Stringers' . Also Super Clear now in 5-6mm diameter, under 'Transparents'

 Our price list is G.S.T.inclusive  In stock now:  IMMEDIATE DELIVERY, BRAVO & ALPHA  BETHLEHEM TORCHES, here at Beadglass 4.8.17

  • FOSTER FIRE:All Formulas back in stock 4.8.17 listed under 'Bead Release'
  • DIP-N-GO BLUE SLUDGE ULTRA now in stock under 'Bead Release'

  • NEW STYLES NOW AVAILABLE IN BORO AND ACE LAMPWORK GLASSES

 
NEWS ON SILVER GLASS ADDITIONS:  DOUBLE HELIX 'RHEA' PURE GOLD RUBY NOW LISTED!
             DOUBLE HELIX 'KETO' stunning new colour release ...available now....Keto is a blue speckled luster, based on test batches TC663 and 665. A relative of the other speckled lusters, Chloe and Ossa

DOUBLE HELIX ..RHEA RUBY GOLD  is a *Striking glass...A 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.

REMINDER:

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  info@beadglass.com.au  www.hollycooper.com

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

         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.

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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                

                                        

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