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ADVANCED GLASSWORKING TECHNIQUES by Edward T. Schmid
A must have for all glass blowers! The book we’ve all been waiting for. A great textbook for
schools, students of all ages & skill levels, lots of nice pictures too.
Topics include: Glass Design, Gathering, Blocking, Papering, Necking, Transfer, Trimming,
Vases, Bowls, Feet, Rondels, Handles, Handling Heavy Glass, Necking, Marvering, Adding a
Button, Flattening a bottom, Torches, Punty/Moile Wrap, Opening the Amphora, Passing
the Pipe, Color Bar, Pre Heating Color, Making a Collar, Color Overlay, Graduations, Cup
Overlay, Powders, Scavo, Frit, Shards, Threading, Cane Drawing, Incalmo, Graals, Venitian
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Techniques -Avolio, Blown Foot,Goblet Bowls, Lip Wraps, Optic Molds, Stems, Blown Stems,
Solid Stem, Bitwork, Cup Assembly, Zanfirco, Reticello, etc. Solid Working - Flowering Iris,
Pulling Ponies, Solid Core Sculpturing, Paperweights, Shielding the Gaffer, Rings, Creating
Holes, Solo Blowing, Snorkeling, Colis, R.I.S.D. Ring, Steamstick, Dip & Blow, Flattening,
Montage, Surface Techniques, Safety, Tools, and more.... See a few pages on our web site
at: crloo.com Code: 39583 Price: $32.95

BEGINNING GLASS BLOWING by Ed Schmid
Another must have for all glass blowers! The book we’ve all been waiting for. A great text
book for students of all ages & skill levels, also have lots of nice pictures like Ed’s other book.

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39589           24.95          22.46           21.21           19.96               18.71



CREATIVE GLASS TECHNIQUES by Bettina Eberle
Have you ever caught yourself coveting your best friend’s jewelry? Wishing you owned a
unique set of champagne or wine glasses? Longing to make distinctive glass gifts for friends
or family? Believe it or not, even beginners can transform sheets of commercial glass into
all these objects and more. Creative Glass Techniques provides a complete introduction to
three fascinating methods of working with glass: fusing, painting, and lampwork. Every                   39586
procedure is explained in detail. Once you understand the basic techniques, you’ll get the
chance to try them out buy making some of the projects, from practical soap dishes to
contemporary glass art for your home. Every one of these projects comes with a list of
required materials and instructions, including kiln firing schedules for fused pieces, but
every one can be personalized by adding imaginative touches of your own. 152 pgs color.
Code: 39586 Price: $24.95

A GLASSBLOWERS COMPANION by Dudley Gibberson
Contains construction details of many furnace types, glory holes, kilns, and shop accesso-
ries. Other topics include glassblowing, pate de verre casting, ancient furnace research,                39587
beadmaking, glass fusing and glass experimenting of all types. 136 pgs, 300 illus.
Code: 39587 Price: $35.00




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CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN GLASS BEADS by Torben Sode
Museum exhibition catalog with 27 American artists. 79 pages, full color photos.
Code: 39588 Price: $25.00




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TECHNIQUES OF KILN FORMED GLASS by Keith Cummings
Kiln-forming as a technique to shape glass was in use for centuries before the Romans developed
glassblowing. Today, modern glass artists are rediscovering the versatility of kiln forming and are
using its techniques to produce works of great beauty and strength. Keith Cummings reviews the
history of kiln-forming and discusses the pertinent materials and methods. This book is a must for
everyone interested in glass, especially artisans and collectors. 40 color pages, 160 b&w illustra-




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tions, hard cover. Code: 39584 Price: $49.95

CONTEMPORARY LAMPWORKING 4TH ED
A comprehensive catalog of techniques. Topics include: studio set-up, shaping glass rod and
tubing, making glass beads, mixing and working with colored glass, annealing procedures, health
& safety, suppliers & sources, surface decoration & much more. New 2 volume spiral bound set.
Code: 39572 Price: $59.95

PAINTING WITH LIGHT by Narcissus Quagliata
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“Painting with Light” is the term that glass artist Narcissus Quagliata coined to describe the techniques
that he and other artists developed in the Research and Development studios of the Bullseye Glass Co.
factory in recent years. Working with a palette of glass frits, glass powders, threads, standard, thin and
textured glasses, the artist began to translate their graphic vocabulary into the glass. Lines, dots, shading
—the classic elements of the fine artist and designer are coming to a new life in glass. This book
describes these processes and documents the career of one of this centuries most influential glass
artists. Code: 39574 Price: $48.00




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GLASS NOTES
If you have ever considered building a glass furnace, pot furnace, annealer, or glory hole, this book is
for you. The 3rd edition is complete diagrams show you how to build equipment and order materials
for the studio. There is no technical mumbo jumbo. Everything is explained in easy to understand
language. There are chapters on calculating COE, kiln forming techniques, adhesives, cold working
techniques, furnace building, refractories, glory holes, annealing, batch calculation, glass enameling,
sand casting, pate de verre, the Libensky/Brychtova philosophy of art and casting related in their own
words and drawings, and much, much more. This book is over 240 pages of “how-to” for the glass student
and artist. Twice as much information for the SAME PRICE! “Glass Notes,” written by Henry Halem.                     39570
Code: 39570 Price: $30.00

GLASS FUSING BOOK ONE
Glass Fusing Book One discusses basic fusing techniques, history and contemporary work. Also
included is information on compatibility, firing, annealing, tools, kilns, molds, slumping and the
finishing process. Code: 38610 Price: $40.00

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Glass Fusing Book Two discusses Bas Relief techniques, paper, glory holes, sagging and slumping,
designing, using stringer, enamels and lusters, iridizing, safety, and problem solving.
Code: 38611 Price: $40.00
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GLASS CASTING AND MOLD MAKING BOOK THREE
Glass Casting and Mold Making Book Three discusses Patè de Verre, metal, clay and sand
molds, kiln forming in sand, Lost wax casting, castable mold materials and formulas, cru-
cible furnaces and fiber molds. Code: 38612 Price: $40.00




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THE FANCIFUL FLORAL BEADS OF LEAH FAIRBANKS
This is the second book of the series. Here, Leah Fairbanks demonstrates the step by step
method to making the fantastic floral beads she is so well known for. 33 pages.
Code: 39592 Price: 15.00




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THE CLASSIC BEAD SHAPE OF JIM SMIRCICH
This is the third book of the series. Here, James will show you some of his secrets to making
his classic torpedo shaped beads. You will be amazed by the way he can manipulate glass.
You will also be exposed to a wealth of new information on shaping and coloring glass
beads. 33 pages. Code: 39593 Price: 15.00




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THE ENAMEL & ELECTROFORM DECORATED BEADS OF KATE FOWLE-
MELENEY
This is the fourth book of the series. Here, Kate will share some of her secrets that she uses
to create her intriguing signature beads using Thompson Enamels and copper electroform-
ing. 33 pages. Code: 39594 Price: 15.00



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YOU CAN MAKE GLASS BEADS by Cindy Jenkins
An excellent beadmaking manual. Clearly written instructions start with the basics and walk
you through many advanced techniques you won’t find in any other book. 15 color photos
and 88 line drawings highlight the key teaching points. A definite “must have” for any
beginner. 8" X 11", 32 pages. Code: 39577 Price: 11.95
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MAKING GLASS BEADS by Cindy Jenkins
This is Cindy’s second book and it surpasses her first. With more than 250 full color photos that
not only detail beadmaking techniques, there are beautiful photos of the works of 56 of the best
contemporary beadmakers. While full of useful tips for every beadmaker, you will find this to be




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a book you will want to display on your coffee table. Hard cover, 9" X 10", 112 pages.
Code: 39578 Price: $21.95


MORE THAN YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT GLASS BEAD MAKING
by James Kervin




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A complete book on everything relating to glass beadmaking. Covers safety, tools, techniques and
materials for wound, blown, drawn, pressed, fused and pate de verre beads. Perfect bound, 8" X
11", 236 pages. Code: 39576 Price $45.00


PATE DE VERRE & KILN CASTING by James Kervin
A complete book on everything relating to glass casting. Covers safety, tools, techniques and




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materials. 8" X 11", 236 pages. Code: 39575 Price: $45.00


BASIC WIRE WORK FOR BEAD JEWELRY
by Kate Drew-Wilkinson with Colin Haynes
Complete, illustrated instructions on how to turn gold and silver wire and your favorite beads into
necklaces, earrings and pins. Learn to choose the right wire and the best tools for cutting, bending,
twisting and finishing. Also, how to make coils, loops, clasps, springs and other essential elements.           39579
8" X 5", 91 pages. Code: 39579 Price: $12.00


HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THE BEAD JEWELRY BUSINESS
by Kate Drew-Wilkinson with Colin Haynes
Provides a comprehensive briefing on how to establish and operate a successful bead business.



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It covers premises, design, marketing and sales, selecting staff and other essentials. The practical
advice is enlivened by anecdotes from Kate’s eventful bead life. 8" X 11", 136 pages.
Code: 39580 Price: $24.00


GLASS BLOWING-AN INTRODUCTION TO SOLID AND BLOWN GLASS
SCULPTURING by Homer L. Hoyt
Homer L. Hoyt’s many years of scientific glassblowing experience is reflected in this complete and
extremely well written manual on borosilicate (Pyrex or hard glass) lampworking. It covers shop
setup, safety and just about everything you’ll want to know about borosilicate flameworking                    39581
including sculpturing, blowing and surface decorating. Well illustrated with photographs. Hard
cover with spiral binding. 9" X 10", 267 pages. Code: 39581 Price: $29.95


THE BEAD BUSINESS by Penelope Diamanti DeWidt
Tells you how to start and run a bead business. Starting with getting your business license, tax
number, checking account and all the other basics of setting up. Also covers purchasing from
vendors, establishing credit, storage and display of inventory, pricing, retail, wholesale, advertising
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and customer relations. 5" X 8", 79 pages. Code: 39582 Price: $9.95




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LUDWIG SCHAFFRATH STAINED GLASS & MOSAIC. By Ludwig Schaffrath
Published by C&R LOO. A collection of Schaffrath designs in stained glass and mosaic, accompanied
by a description in English & German, of his unique style and form. Code: 38010 Price: 25.00

THE LAMPS OF TIFFANY by Dr Egon Neustadt




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A comprehensive book with stunning photographs tracing the line and development of Tiffany
designed lamps. Over 238 color photos and 62 black & white photos. Code: 38090 Price: 195.00

STAINED GLASS PRIMER I by Peter Mollica
A clear, concise book illustrating the tools and skills of leaded glass work including copper foil
techniques. Great book for beginners. Code: 38410 Price 6.95




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ART OF JOHANNES SCHREITER
Windows by Johannes Schreiter are not mere decorations, but are a reply to the challenges of our
century. Schreiter strongly emphasizes science and civilization. Schreiter’s windows never neglect
the meditative content of light. A large format book with 280 color and black & white photos.
Available in signed and un-signed versions. Unsigned Code: 38660 Price: 100.00, Signed Code:
38661 Price: 129.00




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STAINED & DECORATIVE GLASS BY ELIZABETH MORRIS
This book traces the story of glassmaking from Egypt in 2,000 B.C. to the present day. Covers the
development of the art, techniques, and uses of glass in all parts of the world. Special emphasis is
places on stained glass and its masters. Fully illustrated in color and black & white. 128 pages.
Code: 38710 Price: 19.00




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20TH CENTURY STAINED GLASS BY ROBERT KEHLMANN
This is the first new book on stained glass to take a historical overview of the 20th century stained
glass from Art Nouveau to the present. Exciting contemporary works using the latest technological
advances are presented side by side with traditional windows by such well-known artists as Ludwig
Schaffrath, Johannes Schreiter, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Henri Marisse and Frank Lloyd Wright. Stained
glass is updated by seeing it in the context of modern art and architecture. This book is a finely




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bound limited edition. It has many color reproductions and 4 color black & white photos.
Code: 38800 Price: 420.00

KEHLMANN PAINTING WITH GLASS - A RETROSPECTIVE
Since his first solo exhibition 20 years ago at the Richmond Art Center; Robert Kehlmann has
achieved a substantial international reputation as a glass artist. As the artificial line sometimes drawn
between “fine art” and “craft” has become increasingly blurred since the 1970’s Kehlmann’s work
has evolved to a unique mixed media approach incorporating a painted surface under one or more
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layers of manipulated glass. This exhibition catalog provides an opportunity to witness that evolu-
tion, from one of the artist’s earliest efforts in stained glass through recently completed works. Color
and Black & White photos. 48 pages. Code: 39573 Price: 15.00

CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURAL ART GLASS STUDIOS
A full color book that documents the current work of 23 professional national and international art
glass studios. Their work using Fischer Real Antique Glass exemplifies a contemporary approach to
the ancient medium of stained glass. This new movement combines contemporary designs together
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with antique glass, the result of which is a refined medium that is remarkably relevant to today’s
architecture and lifestyles. From architects to designers, builders, and art enthusiasts, Contemporary
Architectural Art Glass Studios is a valuable resource in discovering the rich and varied talents of
some of today’s most accomplished contemporary glass artists. Code: 60000 Price: 14.95



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PASSING THE FLAME – A BEADMAKERS GUIDE TO DETAIL & DESIGN BY
CORINA TETTINGER
Corina’s knowledge and mastery of the magical properties of hot glass are astonishing. Using this
comprehensive volume, which features hundreds of colorful photographs and detailed step-by-
step instructions, you will feel as if you have an expert and caring private tutor beside you, guiding
your hands and eyes through the design and creation of beautiful glass beads. Tpoics include:




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Getting started; Getting to know your glass; The first steps; The basic round bead; Cubes, bicones
& other shapes; Dots; Stringer Decoration; Cane; All about purple; Encasing; All about pink;
Florals; The fancy Stuff; All about ivory; Sculptural frog; And much more. Full hard cover has
internal binding that opens and stays flat for easy reference while working at the torch. 207 pages
Code: 39598 Price: 75.00

THE LEAP – HOW TO MAKE A LAMPWORKED FROG ON A BEAD BY CORINA
TETTINGER
Corina Tettinger takes you step by step through the process of making a tree frog clinging to a
bead. Each of the twenty steps is clearly described and pictured. The instructions are so easy to
follow, that anyone is guaranteed a success. Full color. Code: 39595 Price: 10.00

MAKING & MARKETING BETTER WORK BY MILON TOWNSEND
This book is the fruit of Milon’s years of making his work available to the public in many differing
venues and business configurations. This book is geared toward producing artists interested in
upgrading and clarifying the method, approach and motivation to how they market their work.
Hard Glass Code: 39596 Price: 18.00




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ADVANCED FLAMEWORKING VOLUME I AND MAKING & MARKETING
BETTER WORK BY MILON TOWNSEND
This double book contains Milon Townsend’s other two books listed above.
Code: 39597 Price: 50.00


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THE WILD & WONDERFUL WORLD OF SHARON PETERS
This is the first book of the series by Jim Kervin. Sharon Peters will show you5 considerable new
information about making glass beads. You will enjoy her delightful sense of humor and her
amazing, imaginative catroony creatures. They will keep you laughing for a long time. 33 pages.
Code: 39591 Price: 15.00
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FALMEWORKING BY ELIZABETH RYLAND MEARS
Learn to manipulate hot glass to make beautiful flmeworked shapes and objects that you’ll assembel
into larger sculptural and functional pieces. These techniques are the most accesible wat to begin
working with hot glas and are full explained in this groundbreaking book. If you already have
some experience, you’ll find many new flameworking techniques with which to express your
artistic vision. The detailled and easy to follow exercizes, brought to life by sophisticated projcts,
will enable you to build a series of skills with each one you complete: Code: 39599 Price: 29.95




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