Uranium Glass – Collectible Radioactive Glassware From a Bygone Era


Till Westermeyer

Believe it or not, there was once a time when people exposed themselves to harmful levels of radiation to create uranium glass – detailed, fluorescent glassware that glowed a radioactive green under black light. Some antique collectors still live with them in their homes today. Continue reading »

Taiwanese Shop Owner Installed A Glass Ceiling For His Cats And Now They Won’t Stop Staring At Him

If you have a cat, consider yourself under constant surveillance. Cats are not only extremely cautious, but also super curious. Hence, it is natural for them to always be in places where they can observe everything all the time in peace.

Like behind a glass ceiling, for example. Yep, we may not have the original ceiling cat any more, but it as a concept lives on in other iterations of ceilings and cats mashed up to fascinate the internet.

So, Taiwanese Twitter user @SCMcrocodile recently tweeted some pictures of his friend’s shop that has recently undergone some ceiling modifications to include glass tiles for casual feline spectators. Continue reading »

Santa Wants to Keep You and His Friends at The North Pole Safe This Christmas so He’s Wearing a Mask

Santa is an iconic symbol of Christmas, and that’s why Santa Christmas ornaments have become so popular. Santa Claus ornaments come in many shapes and sizes, but all of them capture the jolly round personality of the character we all associate with snow, reindeer and presents. Old World Christmas has a large collection, and you won’t want to miss these glass Santa ornaments this Ho-Ho-Holiday! Continue reading »

Dumbbell Beer Glass, Work Out While Enjoying A Brew

Are you tired of your drinking habit getting in the way of bicep day? Have you ever dreamt of getting ripped while you’re getting ripped? Continue reading »

UK Artist Unveils COVID-19 Glass Sculpture, One Million Times The Size Of The Virus

Acclaimed artist Luke Jerram (previously) has unveiled a glass sculpture of COVID-19 in tribute to all the hardworking medical staff and scientists. Continue reading »

Spread Love, Joy and Beauty: Ukrainian Painter Beautifully Decorates Glassware

Vita is a Kyiv, Ukraine-based glass painter enthusiast who is passionate about decorating teapots, mugs, and plates using heat-set paint. Better known as vitraaze on social media, the artist’s Etsy store features more than 500 unique and colorful items. With her beautiful pieces, the artist wants to spread love, joy, and beauty. Continue reading »

Artist Smashes Glass Storefront With A Hammer And Creates Amazing Art

Simon Berger is an artist who recently chose a rather non-traditional medium for his art. Instead of using paper and pen, the artist chose something more extreme – a glass storefront and a hammer. And no, the Simon did not break open the glass storefront to steal some art supplies. The glass was his canvas and the hammer was his brush. Continue reading »

Designer Duncan Shotton Creates A Miniature Swimming Pool Drinking Glass

British designer Duncan Shotton (previously) introduces his next everyday object: A miniature swimming pool drinking glass. A minimal design with a little touch of lovelyness, to give you the positive feeling that comes with summertime, all year round. Continue reading »

Glass And Concrete Sculptures By Self-Taught Artist Ben Young

New Zealand born and Sydney based sculptor Ben Young, is a self-taught artist who has been making glass sculptures for over 10 years. Continue reading »

Limited Edition Of The Daft Punk Glass Ornaments For Your Christmas Tree

The Limited Edition 2017 Glass Xmas Ornaments, inspired by the Daft Punk Discovery era robot helmets, are glass blown from hand sculpted forms and electroplated in gold and silver lacquer. Continue reading »

Molten Glass Is Hand Blown Into These Wood Pieces To Make Contemporary Sculptures

Scott Slagerman has always been captivated by glass – how it is transformed from a fragile, yet unyielding solid state to molten fluidity and back again; and how this mutable substance, though a process that is both delicate and dangerous, can create objects both essential and esoteric. He is fascinated by the role that glass plays in architecture, as well as in the everyday objects that we find around us. Continue reading »

Artist Richard Satava Creates Fantastic Glass Jellyfish Sculptures

Something resembling glass vases with jellyfish inside creates glass artist Richard Satava. He has an amazing skill to create such realistic jellyfish. Continue reading »

Spray Painting Multiple Layers Of Acrylic Glass

Street artist Sofles has gained international recognition for his incredible work with a spray can. In an ongoing series of works, Sofles spray paints multiple layers of acrylic glass. When viewed straight on it looks like a single canvas but a few steps in any direction and you get a sense for the multiple layers involved in each piece. Continue reading »

Transparent Heart-Stopping Glass Sky Slide Starts Trial Runs In North China

A transparent slide located in the Dayudu Yellow River Scenic Area, northern China’s Shanxi Province, is definitely a daredevil’s game. Continue reading »

Escape Into The Glass Rivers And Lakes Of These Beautiful Wood Tables

If getting lost in a coffee table sounds improbable, you may change your mind once you see these beautiful furnishings. Artist and designer Greg Klassen transforms reclaimed wood into mesmerizing works of art embedded with glass rivers and lakes. Klassen’s newest works include a variety of coffee tables of different sizes and shapes, as well as wall hangings. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Stained-Glass Cabin Looks Ripped From A Fairytale

A miniature house made from glass shows off expert construction and dazzling motifs seemingly ripped from Alice In Wonderland. Covered with stained glass, the house sits on a stretch of luscious green land in Mohawk, New Jersey. Continue reading »

Freeride Is An Exercise Bike Made From Glass, Wood, And Steel

To celebrate the 20 year anniversary of Salone Satellite in Milan, Adriano Design was chosen to showcase an original piece named ‘Freeride‘, that was designed specifically for this event. ‘Freeride‘ is an exercise bike that’s been designed as an object to desire and show off, but at the same time, is practical and can be ridden with pride and joy. Continue reading »

Glass Memorials That Contain The Ashes Of The Dead

Artful Ashes is a company that’s found a new and creative way to store the ashes of your loved ones. They don’t just places the ashes in an urn, they turn them into art. Continue reading »

Glass Beach: Where Nature Has Turned Pollution Into Beauty


Anna Pozharskaya

Waves on Russia’s Pacific shoreline crafted old bottles, porcelain and tiles into a sparkling tourist attraction. On a sunny day, the beach on Ussuri Bay – in Primorsky region – seems to be covered with lighted candles. In the past, it was used as a dump for truckloads of unwanted glass bottles and waste from a local porcelain factory, or so the story goes. But nature has correct man’s mistake, and stamped its own imprint. Continue reading »

Artist Spends 9 Years Using FedEx To Ship Glass Boxes To Create Shattered Sculptures

If you’re wondering how much carriers care about the safety of your shipment, then you have to see this brilliant experiment by LA-based Walead Beshty. During a 9 year period, Beshty has been creating laminate glass objects which perfectly fit inside FedEx boxes and shipping them to various galleries and exhibitions in order to explore how works of art gather “fingerprints”. Continue reading »

Florigami: Wonderful, Intricate Origami Animals That Live In Glass Bell Jars

Based in Paris, Floriane Touitou has a PhD in Physics, but came to realise that her passion lines in origami and creating art with her hands—this epiphany led her to start Florigami, an online store where she sells handcrafted origami animals that are housed in glass bell jars. Continue reading »

An Ultra Modern House In Hong Kong With A Glass-Walled Garage

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This high tech modern home located in the Sai Kung district of Hong Kong is a split-level four-storey property designed by Hong Kong-based interior design studio Millimeter. To avoid creating distinct boxes within the home, the designer used glass walls and intelligent design to create practical spaces. A sunken kitchen and elevated dining table instantly enhance the visual appeal of the main living area. Continue reading »

Straight From Paris, HoKiou’s Tiny Marvels Under Glass

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Paris-based artist HoKiou handmakes a variety of whimsical jewelry, including beautiful terrarium-style rings. Continue reading »

Shut Up And Take My Balls! China’s Glass Walkway Opens In Tianmen Mountain

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Photo by VCG / VCG via Getty Images

China has opened a 100-metre-long glass skywalk stretching around a cliff on the side of the Tianmen Mountain in Hunan province. The skywalk provides a view of a 300-metre drop and overlooks Tongtian Avenue, a mountain road with 99 turns that snakes up the mountain. When translated in English, it means “Avenue to the Sky”. The 1.6-metre wide glass-floored skywalk has been dubbed “Coiling Dragon Cliff” and is the third of its kind in the area. Continue reading »

Stunning Glass Sculptures By K. William LeQuier

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Bill LeQuier has evolved from a traditional studio glass blower to a sculptor of unique glass art. His style and form have changed several times over the years; yet there is an underlying continuity in his focus and development process that puts his current work in context with his work of years past. Continue reading »