Making Your First Stained Glass Mosaic
If you are someone who has ever wanted to try traditional stained glass work, then you may well have felt daunted by the price and the difficulty of getting started. That is quite understandable, when you consider expense of the large number of tools and equipment needed. Equipment such as glass cutters, heat proof mats , a soldering iron, solder, lead came, zinc came, safety goggles, not too mention the cost of full sheets of glass!.
Well why not try out the much easier and cheaper craft of stained glass mosaic?
The great thing about a mosaic, is that you need much less specialist equipment , less training and most of all you can break as much glass as you like!. In fact because you do not need to buy full sheets of sandglass, you can save a lot of money, by buying broken pieces and scraps from suppliers at a knock down price. Another benefit is that working with small pieces is a lot safer than large panels