Category: News

Why the Glass You Want Is Not Available

Stained Glass Express has always taken pride in never being out of stock on any glass. We would have at least one sheet cut up and out on the retail floor, ready for you to carry out, and another full sheet in the warehouse. As soon as the full...

The Lingo Is Changing

I really think we cannot talk about this enough. It is amazing how many people do not know that Spectrum and Uroboros have closed. Oceanside Glass and Tile bought the assets of both companies. At first, everything was going to stay the same — but as unforeseen problems had...

GLASS MANUFACTURERS – Now That the Dust Has Settled

This is not a complete list..  It does not include the rod manufacturers and overseas.  These are our major supplies at this point in time.   Since May of 2016 it has been a roller coaster ride in the art glass industry.  It really does seem that the dust...

Bullseye Settlement

I opened an email this a.m. to see.  “6.5 million dollars to prove your innocence.  Bullseye said it all along and finally it is over.  After glass price increases from all glass makers to fund Baghouse filter, lawyers, testing, more testing and now the plaintiff’s lawyer. . . It...

THE CHANGE IS HAPPENING!

We are now seeing the spectrum numbers disappear from the offerings.  They are being replaced with Oceanside numbers.  The bulk of the Oceanside numbers will be fusible.  There will be an amazing offering of fusible glass! Here at Stained Glass Express, we are bringing in the Oceanside numbers as...

BUBBLES? DO YOU SEE BUBBLES?

There has been talk that the glass manufactured by Oceanside has more bubbles in it than when it was manufactured at Spectrum.  In April, I was at the Glass and Bead Show in Vegas and the Retailer Association I belong to, met the representatives of Oceanside during the event....

YOUGHIOGHENY GLASS

Manufacturing the World’s Finest Art Glass since 1976 We are pleased to announce that we are now the Northeast Distributors of Youghiogheny Glass.  In the sales world there are generally end users, retailers, distributors and manufacturers.  These lines have become more and more blurry as manufacturers sell to end...