Category: Misc.

UNCERTAINITY AND DISRUPTION RULE

In January, the COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached the United States. The Trump administration declared a public health emergency on January 31. In February, the first deaths were recorded. On March 11th, the World Health Organization declared the Novel Coronavirus Disease, COVID-19, a pandemic. On March 13,...

WHY THE GLASS YOU WANT IS NOT AVAILABLE

    Stained Glass Express always took 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.  Then we had another full sheet in the warehouse.  As soon...

Glass Fusing Q&A

  Q: When I fuse my projects, sometimes I get medium to small bubbles. What causes them and how can I prevent them? A: Bubbles can be caused by many different things. First, uneven stacking of glass can result in air trapped between layers. To prevent this from occurring, check the...

Always Need More

So, so true! And mostly it is glass.  You just can’t stop.  Sometimes it is for a project, sometimes because it is a basic color that you always use, and sometimes it is just because it is too beautiful or unusual to resist. Thank you for that. You keep...

Color Of The Year!

One thing that I look forward to every year is Pantone announcing their Color of the Year.  The color will then be seen in store displays, on fashion runways, all kinds of product designs, interior decorating, social media and I like to relate it to glass.  I will be...

CHANGING THE WAY I THINK (AND SPEAK)

Shoplifting becomes a topic of conversation often in a retail store.  We think we have something in inventory because our computer data says we do, but when we are looking for it to fill a customer order we may find we do not have what we thought.  Most times...

FIBONACCI

  I guess it is obvious that our logo includes the Fibonacci spiral.  Fibonacci was a person, an Italia mathematician in the late 11th and 12th century.  In addition to other mathematical achievements, he is given credit for the Fibonacci Sequence. The Sequence is where each number is the...

Are You In Business?

Stained Glass Express has Three Business Discount Levels. The Jewel Level:  You turn in proof that you are a professional in the art glass industry.  This can be that you are a member of an art glass guild that we can see on line.  It can be that you...