Trautman Art Glass
Trautman Art Glass (TAG) makes high quality colored borosilicate and soft glass, by hand in small batches.
Trautman Art Glass is the latest venture of Paul Trautman. Paul conceived, designed and built the world’s first commercial operation to manufacture colored borosilicate rod glass in the mid-1980s. Paul Trautman's Northstar Glassworks set the standard for modern borosilicate color production, and Paul pioneering recipes for hard-to-achieve colors.
Now Paul is back perfecting his recipes for new colors and old favorites under the TAG label. An innovator and experimenter Paul is also creating soft (104 COE) colored glass completely compatible with the Moretti/Effetre Italian 104 glass lines.
TAG colored borosilicate glass includes the popular Red Elvis and other colors. Boroscilate color is 33 COE; Anneal at 1050° Fahrenheit. Sold by the pound with a 1/4 pound minimum.
A new member of the amber/purple family, but with a coffee-colored base instead of amber-yellow. Also has a light aventurine sparkle! Best reactions occur in a mid-range of temperatures. Shows different effects in reduction, oxidation, and encasement. For a nice opalescence, trap the reduction effects under a layer of clear. Blues, purples, greens, ambers, and more can be produced on the surface of this glass.
Pound and 1/4 Pound Minimum Items
Items labeled in this manner are sold by weight at a price per pound. The price you see is the pound price. You will be charged for the actual weight of the product you receive. If you wish to order a specific number of rods, tubes, sticks or the like, enter that information in the comment box upon checkout. We will do our best to accommodate you knowing how many pounds you want (from the shopping cart) along with how many tubes/items you want from the comment box.