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Whittemore-Durgin Stained Glass Supplies
825 Market St., Rockland MA 02370
Phone: 781-871-1790  Toll-free: 800-262-1790
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Glass Nuggets (or Globs)

Glass Nuggets (or Globs)

GLASS GLOBS, or "Nuggets" if you prefer a more elegant term. These are oval to circular glass drops with a flat back. No two are exactly alike, because they are made in somewhat the same way cookies are made, on a sheet in an oven.

They are typically transparent colors, and transmit an even brilliance when held in the light. They are easily wrapped in lead came or foil, and add greatly to the appearance of hanging ornaments when used as berries, eyeballs, and the like. In some ornaments they take the place of bodies and heads on birds, bugs, and other friends from the forest. In lampshade work the larger ones serve as grapes, cherries and crowd scenes at bull fights.

<-- One of our young ladies at the Assorting Machine, assorting your order of nuggets.

Small nuggets are approximately 1/2" to 5/8" in diameter. 
One-pound bags of small nuggets contain approximately 200-240 nuggets.
 
Medium nuggets are approximately 3/4" in diameter.
One-pound bags of medium nuggets contain approximately 110-125 nuggets.
 
Large nuggets are approximately 1-1/2" in diameter.
One-pound bags of large nuggets contain approximately 20-25 nuggets.

Prices are per pound.


Nuggets by Color
Special purchase: Small bag of light blue iridized gems
Special purchase: Small bag of light blue iridized gems
Item no: 3101S
Retail price: $1.50 /each
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SPECIAL PURCHASE: Sold in small bags of 30 each, these small glass gems (often called nuggets, or even globs, by the hoi polloi), are iridized light blue, and could not be more beautiful. Add a magical highlight to any project. The iridescence is best seen in reflective light. When light shines from behind, the iridescence mostly disappears, and the gem is basically a lovely azure or Caribbean blue.