The Formula

  • Posted on April 05 2017


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    The Story Behind the New Logos

    Over the last few weeks, we introduced you to the Glass Alchemy Makers Alliance Board of Directors. This group of artists has been an important part of my color development...

  • Posted on March 28 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Ryno: Levelheaded Quack

    Using ducks as his canvas, Ryno is able to communicate his ideas through a highly recognizable, ever evolving cast of characters.   Ryno is one of the most talented and...

  • Posted on March 24 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    2 Stroke: On That Tight Weave

    Christopher McElroy, AKA 2-Stroke, is a creative power house with the ability to execute like few others. With pattern work and design ability that could be applied to any medium,...

  • Posted on March 23 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Joe is Joe

    While many of today's artists have an impressive set of crossover skills, Joe seamlessly integrates all of these aspects of flame-working into his intricate creations.His impressive set of crossover skills...

  • Posted on March 21 2017


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    The Glass Alchemy Neo-Cads™

    We always hear that life is a journey, and I think glass-making is, too. Throughout my career making glass, some of the best inspirations and ideas have come to me...

  • Posted on March 15 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Ghost: The Legend

    Ghost is a mesmerizing lampworker to watch in action, if you get the chance. Ghost is one of the most widely exposed, but most underground artists in lampworking today. His...

  • Posted on March 14 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Coyle: The man, the monkey, the maker

    Drawing on an impressive set of scientific glassblowing skills, Coyle emerged on the functional scene with an impact. Consistently making some of the most collectible work out there, Coyle's emotive...

  • Posted on March 10 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Elbo: Constant Evolution

    Most people think of Elbo as the dinosaur pipe maker, but if you take a step back and look at Elbo's portfolio, you will see he is a design and...

  • Posted on March 09 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Banjo: Spirit & Creation

    Banjo first discovered the medium of glass through contemporary craft traditions, and his creations are often amalgams of personal visionary experiences. Spend some time with him, and it won't take...

  • Posted on March 07 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Hand Made, Self Trained

    Nick Voorhees is the embodiment of an underground artist.  Finding a creative outlet wherever he can, Voorhees is able to apply his imagination to glass, graffiti or actual canvas. We...

  • Posted on March 03 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Snic: Merging Street Smarts & Fine Arts

    A veteran on the scene, Snic repeatedly reinvents his work and sets new industry standards.  This is exactly the type of artist we wanted on the GAMA Board of Directors....

  • Posted on March 02 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Brandon: Saving Our Planet

    The GAMA Board of Directors has developed organically over the years as the artists and Glass Alchemy have worked to forge deep relationships. Since the day we met Brandon Martin...

  • Posted on February 28 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    M. Slinger

    Slinger has emerged as an industry leader, with many makers crediting his film, Degenerate Art for what sparked their desire to blow glass.  As the Board of the Makers Alliance...

  • Posted on February 27 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Salt: Sculptural Game Changer

    The Board of the Makers Alliance is made up of talented artists who are breaking boundaries and putting lampworkers on the map.  We are proud to introduce Salt as a...

  • Posted on February 10 2017


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    Mike Shelbo


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    Mike Shelbo: Pardon Me, I blogged...

    I have been appointed to Co-chair the Glass Alchemy Makers Alliance Board of Directors, along with Thomas Grimmett, since I have the longest working relationship with Glass Alchemy as an...

  • Posted on February 08 2017


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    Introducing the Board of Directors

    I mentioned in my last post that I really enjoy hearing from our customers, and you responded again with tons of feedback, questions and ideas. The one-on-one conversations are great,...

  • Posted on February 03 2017


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    From Me to You

    Of all the things I love about my life at Glass Alchemy, my favorite is that I still get to be on the floor every day, making glass. Every pound...

  • Posted on January 31 2017


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    NeoCad at Studio Alchemy

    The NeoCad Party at Studio Alchemy was lit! Salt rolled in hard with a new body of work featuring the newly reformulated Crayon colors!! He truly outdid himself.  Over the...

  • Posted on January 20 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    More Info on the Glass Alchemy Rewards Program

    We developed the Glass Alchemy Rewards Program to answer the question we receive on a daily basis – how do I order direct and get a discount? In response to...

  • Posted on January 13 2017


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    Our New Mobile App - Your Instant Access to All Things Glass Alchemy

    Wow!!! We are blown away with the great response to our new Rewards Program. Apparently, you guys like discounts on color! In the first 48 hours, hundreds of you signed up as...

  • Posted on January 11 2017


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    The All New Glass Alchemy Rewards Program!!

    The Alchemists at Glass Alchemy are excited to bring all of you, the artists who use our glass, the new Glass Alchemy Rewards Program!!!  This Program is designed to provide...

  • Posted on December 23 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Detroit Hustles Harder!

    This past summer, Thomas and I went to Detroit for the Michigan Glass Project.  When we got to the Russel Industrial Center, we were blown away. The Michigan Glass Project...

  • Posted on November 10 2016


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    PDX Tubing Company

    Hey everyone - I have some exciting news for the boro scene.  Its bittersweet for me, but super sweet for all of you. Over the past few years, Glass Alchemy...

  • Posted on November 02 2016


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    From Test Lab to Small Batch

    Hello everybody -  Since the start of this year, you have been able to get your hands on some colors named "Thomas' Transparents".  I want to take a little time...

  • Posted on October 14 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Tonic Season Closing, Make Way for Crippy!!

    Tonic Season is closing so we can make production space for Crippy!!   If you like Tonic, be sure to get your order in before the season closes.  Once we...

  • Posted on October 13 2016


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    Alex Urena


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    Ryno & Alex in the Windy City

    Hi! My name is Alex and I am your Glass Alchemy shipping coordinator.  After working here for a little over a year, I am sure many of you have seen...

  • Posted on October 07 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Have Fun at Glass Roots!

    We are so sad we wont be there this year!  We have attended every Glass Roots Art Show, since the event started during a monumental snow storm.  For those of you...

  • Posted on September 29 2016


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    The European Functional Flameoff

    The Third Annual European Functional Flameoff is right around the corner!!   From September 30-October 2nd, lampworkers from across Europe will gather in Barcelona to showcase their talent and compete...

  • Posted on September 14 2016


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    Amber Carey


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    Gift Cards Now Available

    We are happy to announce that after multiple requests from customers, gift cards are now available through GlassAlchemy.com! With the holidays right around the corner, what better way to usher...

  • Posted on September 06 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Last Chance to Sign Up for Serum

    Serum has been in season for the past seven weeks and this season is now coming to a close.  If you haven't already signed up for an email notification, now is...

  • Posted on September 02 2016


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    Amber Carey


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    Insight into Small Batch Production

    My name is Amber and I have been a GA employee for over a year now. You may have talked to me on the phone or seen me in person...

  • Posted on August 26 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Tonic - A New Small Batch Color

    If you weren't able to attend our Open House earlier this Summer, now is your chance to check out Tonic!!!   Tonic is the newest Small Batch color by Glass...

  • Posted on August 23 2016


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    Amber Carey


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    Details on Serum

    Since the launch of Small Batch by Glass Alchemy, we have gotten a few questions about Serum and we want to make sure you all get the answers. Check out...

  • Posted on August 19 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    The Legacy Continues

    Earlier this year we launched a new GlassAlchemy.com.  We are excited about this next generation website since we are a next generation business!!! Glass Alchemy was founded in 2000 by...

  • Posted on July 20 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    The 4th Annual Armadillo Art Glass Initiative

    This year was the 4th year of the Armadillo Art Glass Initiative (AAGI) in Austin, TX.  Organized by Craig Lewis, Sarah Hauser and Aymie McKesson, this event has become one...

  • Posted on July 19 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Small Batch by Glass Alchemy

    Serum is now in season!!!  Here is your chance to get your hands on this highly sought after Small Batch color by Glass Alchemy.    Small Batch colors are handcrafted...

  • Posted on July 15 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett


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    Glass Alchemy, Working with the DEQ

    As many of you know, there have been community concerns regarding detected levels of toxic metals in some parts of Portland, and what if any connection there might be to...

  • Posted on July 01 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    The Michigan Glass Project

    Event season is in full swing and the summer headliner is right around the corner!! If you have ever considered attending The Michigan Glass Project, this is the year to...

  • Posted on June 23 2016


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    Amber Carey


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    Open House Tonight!!

    We are wrapping up an epic class with Banjo and Phil Siegel at Studio Alchemy. The fun continues, because tonight Banjo & Phil will be joined by Brandon Martin, 2...

  • Posted on June 22 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Update on the Tailor Made Tube Product Line

    We appreciate your support since the establishment of the Tailor Made Tube product back in 2008.  Over the years, we have been happy to bring a high quality line tubing...

  • Posted on May 20 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Our 3rd Annual Open House

    Save the Date for our 3rd Annual Open House - Thursday, June 23rd from 4-8pm. This year's Open House will feature demos by Banjo, Phil Siegel and more!!!  This is...

  • Posted on May 17 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Update on Cadmium Colors

    As many of you know, in early February, Portland area glass manufacturers were the subject of air quality issues stemming from high levels of cadmium and arsenic found in moss...

  • Posted on April 21 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Banjo & Phil Siegel at Studio Alchemy

    Glass Alchemy and Studio Alchemy are excited to host Banjo and Phil Siegel on June 20, 21 & 22.  We can't wait to have these two amazing artists teach at...

  • Posted on March 29 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Glass Alchemy Comment On Air Toxics Temporary Rulemaking

    As many of you know, Glass Alchemy has temporarily suspended the use of Cadmium in our production as a response to public concern in the Portland, Oregon area. On April...

  • Posted on March 08 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    Crayon Colors Temporarily Unavailable

    In light of recent concerns raised by local officials regarding certain custom glass manufacturers that use arsenic and cadmium in the production process, Glass Alchemy has temporarily suspended production of...

  • Posted on February 29 2016


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    Jodi Grimmett Ozen


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    The 15th Annual We Love Our Customers Sale

    Today is the final day of our annual sale and WOW has it been a wild ride! We were anticipating that we would be busy, but you guys blew us...

  • Posted on February 12 2016


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    Amber Carey


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    Rain Drop, Now Available

    We are excited to announce the official release of Rain Drop, 590!!   Rain Drop is a fresh addition to the boro color palette and another amazing color that helps...

  • Posted on February 04 2016


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    Thomas Grimmett


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    AGE 2016

    This year's AGE was an incredible showcase of work.  Everyone brought their A game.   It was amazing to see the diversity of work and the sheer number of people...

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