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GDS ColorFuse™ by Experience Glass for Kitchen and Bathroom Countertops

Experience Glass opened their doors in 1983, and though they specialize in cast/slumped glass, ...

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Art Glass and Metal has been producing etched/sandblasted glass in San Diego county for over 40 year...

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San Diego's Finest Manufacturers of Architectural & Decorative Glass

We are proud to feature San Diego based companies that design and manufacture custom architectural and decorative art glass for use in doors and windows, on countertops, for room and wall dividers, for stairs, stairwells and balustrades, as flooring, and more.

There are many sources out there for plain old glass, but the truly unique designs available from custom glass manufacturers provide architects and designers a whole new realm of possibilities in utilzing glass in your next project!

Some of the manufacturing processes utilized may include glass casting, slumping, fusing, sandblasting, and etching. Designs can range from purely artistic to commercial signage, or any combination thereof.

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Experience Glass opened their doors in 1983, and though they specialize in cast/slumped glass, they are masters of all types of glass production. Their glass has been utilized for a wide variety of applications, and it can be installed in residential as well as commercial settings. Their most popular product is GDS Colorfuse™ Glass.

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Art Glass and Metal has been producing etched/sandblasted glass in San Diego county for over 40 years. The origins of Art Glass and Metal were developed by creating ever more intricate etched glass and carved glass designs. Over the years and hundreds of commissions later, the techniques of casting and slumping glass and water-jet cutting have also been added to Jay's repertoire. These art glass techniques have enabled him to create a wide range of artistic styles, as evidenced by his large portfolio of original designs.

Overview of the process and ideas for applications of sandblasted glass

Sand blasted glass etching and sand carving are ways of creating images on glass. Sandblasting allows for greater variation through the use of different degrees of coarseness in sand, and also for depth blasting via additional time and pressure, giving the finished product a rich textured appearance.

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This site was created by a fourth generation native San Diegan who aims to keep the phrase "America's Finest City" alive by promoting San Diego based innovators in design, manufacturing, and construction.

You can read more about the history, purpose, and mission for this site here.

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