Oil Lamps

To make an oil lamp, two 6x6 pieces of colored glass are cut, cleaned and stacked together. At the same time, two 5 inch circles are cut, cleaned and a 4 inch circle of sheet copper is cut and placed between the two pieces of clear glass.

Both sets are placed into a kiln heated up to1450f where the glass becomes molten and fuses together to make two individual pieces of glass.

The 6x6 inch piece of glass is placed into a mold and taken to 1250f, the glass becomes elastic and

gravity pulls the glass into the mold. We call this process slumping. The 5 inch round piece has a hole drilled into the center for the wick.

All totaled the glass spends about 24 hours in the kilns.

Expect variations in color & size. Custom colors and sizing available.


Color - Copper & Black

Size - 6x6

Color - Copper & Blue

Size - 6x6

Color - Copper & Metallic Green

Size - 6x6

Color - Copper & Orange

Size - 6x6


Color - Copper & Red

Size - 6x6

Color - Copper & White

Size - 6x6




We recommend Paraffin Based Oil for our oil lamps.



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