Glass Etching Ideas

What is Glass Etching?

Glass etching is the delicate technique of creating beautiful art on the surface of glass by using acidic, caustic, or abrasive substances. more traditional methods of etching are done after the glass is blown or cast, However, in some cases mold-etching has replaced some forms of surface etching.

Glass Etching ideas

What can you create with glass etching?

Check out this amazing video which shows how you can create beautifully etched wine glasses using tried and tested techniques.


What Do I need to Start Glass Etching?

Check out some of these glass etching kits and essentials to get you on your way.  Whether you are a beginner or a novice, a lot of these items are the staples that appear in any good glass etchers tool box.

  1. A glass etching Starter kit for beginners

Glass etching starter kit

2.  Etching Cream

3. Glass Engraver

4. Stencil Alphabet

5. Glass etching Pen

Glass etching pen

6. Graphite transfer paper

graphite transfer paper

And for those of you who are looking for something a little bit different to glass etching itself. Check out this bottle cutting kit.


So there you have it, some ideas to be getting on with and a shopping list of what you will need to start off.  Happy Etching!!!! 

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