Types of Glass
The glass shown below represents only a fraction of the variety of colors, textures, and mixtures available. To see a more complete selection of the glass available and see the details of each company, click on their logo. Many manufacturers carry similar types of glass, such as in Cathedral glass and Iridescents glass. To view glasses not associated with a particular manufacturer, click here.
Ring Mottle Glass
(Burgudy,White, & Red Mottle; Yellow, White, Gold, & Pink Mottle; Lime Green, Turquoise,& Pink Mottle)
Each are just samples of the variety of colors available.
(Fracture Streamer Glass)
(Mardi Gras Streamer Glass)
"A scribed "antique" glass, alive with the surface striations characteristic of mouthblown sheet glass. Artíque unites brilliant surface characteristics, delicate light refraction and subtle but definite background distortion. A Spectrum exclusive."
(Light Blue Artique; Medium Purple Artique; Pale Amber Artique)
"A "reamy" glass, produced by combining glasses of mis-matched compositions. The different glasses "oppose" each other when they are stirred together, creating artistic 3-D swirls. A Spectrum exclusive."
(Black & Clear Baroque; Blue & Clear Baroque; Burgandy & Clear Baroque)
"A thin layer of metallic crystal has been bonded to these glasses during sheet forming, creating a colorful, shimmering surface effect." Just about any color can be found with an iridescent finish, and some are much stronger in visibility than others, as is seen below.
(Ice Crystal Iridescent; Clear & Black Baroque Iridescent; Rain Water Iridescent)
Wispy Iridescent; Dark Blue Wispy Iridescent)
"One or more cathedral glasses combined with white opalescent glass to create a variegated, multi-colored sheet. Available with varying degrees of light transmission."
(Mimosa Opal Mix; Rainforest Opal Mix; Sierra Red Opal Mix)
"We’ve taken our unique art glass products and added a bright, reflective silver-coat to one side, turning specialty glasses into shimmering super-specialties perfect for projects that demand brilliance. SilverCoats reflect a rainbow of color and texture any time it’s called for. A Spectrum exclusive."
(Pale Blue Silver Coat; Sea Green Silver Coat; Pale Purple Silver Coat)
(Cherry Red Silver Coat;
Pale Gray Silver Coat)
"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. A Spectrum exclusive."
(Pale Green & Aqua Blue Waterglass; Pink Champagne Waterglass; Pale Blue Waterglass)
(Steel Blue Waterglass; Ruby Red & Amber Waterglass)
(Aqua Blue, Sea Green & White Granite; Cobalt Blue, Purple, Sky Blue & White Granite; Light Brown, Dark Brown, Emerald Green Granite)
(Pastel Pink with Plum, White & Green Granite; Pink and Yellow with Violet Blue Highlights Granite)
(Emerald, Spring, & Light Green Ripple; Butterscotch & Coffee Ripple; Light & Dark Brown with Sky Blue Ripple)
(Green, Red, & Pumkin Brown Streakies; Yellow Orange on White with Green Streakies; Dark Red on Red Streakies)
(Wasser Bubbles; Wasser Energy; Wasser Venus)
(Sussex Green English Muffle; Noble Brass English Muffle; Aubergine Silk English Muffle)
OTHER TYPES OF GLASS
Again, this is just a small sample of the clear textured glasses available.
(Checkerboard Texture; Glue Chip Texture)
(Etched Aero Texture; Double Flemish Texture; Petal Texture)
(White & Dark Red Oceana; White, Silver & Yellow Oceana; Dark Chrome Green Oceana)
(Blue & Copper Van Gogh; Violet & Bluegreen Van Gogh; Violet & Red Van Gogh)
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