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Miniature glass projects for dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas


There are people who want to create everything by themselves to their dollhouses - but the glass items are too hard even for them. Also see bottles. For eye glasses see optician. What about wndow and door glass?


Handblown Glass

more fishing floats
Clear Mini Bottle 1
Dollhouse Miniature 1/12 Scale Tea Time Display Tray
Dollhouse Miniature 1/12 Scale Sweet Macarons on Glass StandThe Culture & Art of Red Wine Set #3Crystal Home
Table by Amazing Miniatures
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Links to miniature glass projects

  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

Antique Glassware Shop - by Yuri Munkata 


Glass Crystal Display - from Collection of Holly June Browne

Glass House - from Candid Canine

Italian glass collection - from Wooper's blog - absolutely stunning!



Glass in Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on glass or categories/labels about it in blogs

Irish Crystalina - The work of Jim Irish is described and discussed in Exquisite Miniatures


Glass Groups

  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to glass.


Miniature Glass Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making glass projects.


Glass Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for glass in your shop? Add a direct link here.

Finnish Autio glass birds - by Dolores

Glasscraft - precision hand blown miniature glass

Irish Crystalina - by Jim Irish, a Swan House Miniatures artisan





  • Books about miniature glass projects (also books with chapters about it)


Instructions for glass miniatures


Miniature glass printables


Glass Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with glass projects


Other Glass Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to glass


Miniature Glass Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to glass

Art Glass - Chilhuly style, from BluKatKraft

Cake and Candy Dishes - using transparent buttons, from Aventura em Miniatura (Portugese)

Etched Glass - from recycled plastic, About.com

Glass Works - from Littleroomers

Glasses from Disposable Wine Glasses - Russian site

Glass Bowl from Packaging - from About.com

How to Make Glass Art from Plastic - from Small Packages

Miniature Glass Tutorial - using plastic packaging, from Deviant Art

Modern Glass Art - a la Chilhuly, form BluKatKraft

Playing with Glue - from StAlbert Mini

Pushy Art Glass - from Littleroomers


Glass Research/ Inspiration


Miniature Glass Tips/Hints

  • visit your local pharmacist of health food store, find empty capsules. Use grommets from the fabric store or pierced earring stops as a base. Caution - don't use water-based glue - it will dissolve the capsule! To create gold trim, put a bit of paint on a flat surface, twist the drinking edge of the capsule facedown in it.
  • glass compote - find a clear pony bead, glue to the base of a  suction cup
  • Cut Glass with string - from Crafty,  Happyscrappy,
  • Make drinking glasses from clear drinking straws.Cut it to length, then rub a bit of Aileens glue inside (removes the foggy appearance of the straw.)To make a glass bottom, by spreading glue across the bottom. When dry, drip some glue inside the straw to drop to the bottom to thicken it a bit.

Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages

Chihuly - at the de Young Museum, San Francisco

Chihuly Glass - Pinterest board by Rosie Sobiesiak. Check her other boards for various kinds of glass. Amazing collection!

  • ideas for shop names




  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject


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