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http://www.sgb-midatlantic.org/how-tos.html

http://www.corinabeads.com/

Scadian with sources:
http://www.timelessbeads.com/

Teaching beadmaking:
http://www.isgb.org/info/education/standards.shtml

Hollow bead tutorial:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/web/sites/12374/andiesglass/andies_glass013.htm

http://www.rejiquar.com/HowtoGlassBeads/howto_glassbeads.html


Blowing soft glass:
http://www.isgb.org/forum/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=beadtechniques&Number=54743&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=all

Glass alchemy:
http://www.glassalchemyarts.com/usersmanual.html

GLASS: Bangle bracelet silver coils & cool clasp

http://www.lapidaryjournal.com/stepbystep/mar03bangle.cfm


Edith wrote:
Sylvie asked for local places to do shopping. Here's
what I found. Despite stated preference to wait till
after Christmas, I strongly suggest starting shopping
now. MANY places have end-of-year or Christmas sales
ranging from 20-40% off, some offer free shipping.
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Not local, but at least Cali (somewhere in Humboldt,
presumably)
http://glassblowingschool.com/catalog/
- claims to sell discount art glass supplies

East of Sacto by a bit (drooled at by some folks,
limited hours)
http://www.arrowsprings.com
helpful website, good pre-christmas/internet
sales--get HH equivalent $23, reg $35
Retail: Mon - Fri: 10 AM - 4:00 PM, Sat: 10 AM - 1 PM
Phone hours slightly longer.

sacto
www.glassglow.com
aka Rainbow glass. Classes, supplies.
Retail: Mon, Tue, Fri 10-6, Wed & Thur 10-8,
Sat. 10 -4, Sunday 11-4

Richmond, CA
http://www.crloo.com/
We will be open the Second SATURDAY of every month
from 9:00 am to 1:00 PM Come by and see us!
(Come in at 9:00 when we open and there will be less
chance of a wait. Most people start to come by at
11:00, so wait times can be longer.)
As referenced by another site: "sells just about all
the supplies a glass artist would need!"
lots of sales that expire Dec 23

Also in Richmond...
http://www.eastbaycolor.com/
closed on weekends, doesn't seem to do retail

Oakland, CA
http://www.gmassoc.com
don't think they have retail location, not sure they
have art-glass supplies
Seem business-y, mention glass blowing

Berkeley, CA
http://www.stainedglassgarden.com/
Classes and supplies
Retail:Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 10-5:30,
Thu 10-7, Sun 11-5

San Francisco
http://www.cradleofthesun.com
Retail: Tues-Sat 10:00-6:00, Sun 1:00-4:00
stained glass, not sure if they have beading stuff

walnut creek
www.hotboxglass.com
retail location, 10-6: Tues-Sat. Website lists
classes and that they have retail - no online catalog
classes appear relatively affordable (under $100)

Mtn View
www.artglass1.com
HH reg $36, sale $29
weekend classes ~$200
studio rental $6-9/hr (available only if you've taken
a formal class or have safety training)
Retail hours, 10-4 Tues-Fri, 10-3 Sat

not local, but having 30% off year end sale
http://www.lampworkingsupplies.com/
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classes only
SF
www.publicglass.org
spendy-spendy, focuses more on glass-blowing and
casting. classes $200-400, 3 hour studio rental $120
links list may be useful

Oakland/Berkeley
http://thecrucible.org/classes/glass.html

San Jose
http://www.bagi.org/ (Bay Area Glass Institute)
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mondo linkage:
http://www.glassblower.info/links.html

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propylene is industrial name of MAPP

bulk gas locally, search for welding supplies/gas

results for welding gas near San Francisco, CA
Airgas - 2.3 miles SE - 3003 3rd St - (415) 648-9353
Praxair - 2.7 miles SE - 1600 Evans Ave - (415)
826-8627

results for welding gas near Oakland, CA
Liquid Carbonic - 1.4 miles NW - 2001 Peralta St -
(510) 834-0432
Alliance Gas Products - 1.4 miles NW - 2001 Peralta St
- (510) 834-9353
Mavry Welding Supply Inc - 1.5 miles NW - 2919 Union
St - (510) 433-0240

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