Mosaic Art Glass Assortment 2-lbs

2 pounds of untumbled shards of American-made stained glass chosen for pigment density

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Description

Mosaic Art Glass Assortment 2-lbs is untumbled shards of American-made stained glass in colors chosen for pigment density and opacity for use in mosaic artwork. We also sell individual colors of American-made stained glass in 6-inch sheets if you need an individual color. Piece size varies, but we try to cut pieces 2 to 3 inches wide, so there should be fewer pieces 1 inch or less.

Caution: Sharper Edges Than Molded Tile

Stained glass is usually sharper than regular molded glass mosaic tile, so extra care must be used in cutting and handling and in grouting to ensure that sharp edges are not left exposed. At the studio, we sometimes cut up sheets of stained glass into tiles and then swirl the tiles around in a plastic bucket with a little water to knock off the razor slivers from the freshly-cut edges (called flash or groze). The Rubbing Stone and Marble File we sell are useful for smoothing sharp edges and are recommended when the mosaic is for a wall or architectural element.

The traditional tool used by stained glass artists for this purpose is the Grozing Pliers, but the Rubbing Stones and Marble Files produce smoother edges and can be used to round off sharp points and corners.

Product Coverage

Each two-pound bag is approximately 1.25 square feet of glass. If you cut up these pieces into mosaic tiles of about 3/4 inch or less and use a grout gap of 1/16 inch, then the bag could cover 1.5 square feet.

Compatibility

The thickness is approximately 1/8 inch and nominally the same as the 3/8-inch and 3/4-inch glass mosaic tile we sell. Some colors of vitreous glass have a more grainy composition than other colors, and these grainy color might not look right when used alongside stained glass due to the difference in glossy finish. The more glassy “No Grain” colors in the Kaleidoscope 3/4-Inch Vitreous look fine when used with stained glass.

Cutting Tile

Mosaic Art Glass can be cut quickly with minimal force using our Mosaic Glass Cutters.

Mosaic Art Glass

  • untumbled with sharp edges.
  • Piece size: varies, but most should be ABOUT 2 to 3 inches.
  • Thickness is nominally 1/8 inch but varies considerably, typically around +/- 1/32 inch.
  • Coverage: a 2-pound bag covers about 1.25 square feet.
  • American made.
  • Pigments: colorfast metal oxide.
  • Material: glass with solid color throughout.
  • Suitable for indoor/outdoor use.
  • Frost-proof and impermeable to liquid.
  • Not recommended for floors.
  • Colors vary by bag, but we keep it colorful with an emphasis on brighter, stronger colors.

Individual Colors Available As 6-Inch Sheets

If you need an individual color instead of an assortment, we also sell 6-inch sheets of American-made stained glass.

How To Make Mosaic Art

For more advice on designing your mosaic project or mounting, cutting, and grouting tile, please see our page of Mosaic Frequently Asked Questions or our Mosaic Information Guide, which lists instructional pages described by topic. We also post new articles about making mosaics at our How to Mosaic Blog.


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ImageNameUnit SizePriceBuy
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