finest specialty glass available. Servicing all
facets of the construction industry, providing commercial,
corporate, and residential clients with specialty glass for
any project. Be it new building or renovation, Absonite is
the source for quality etched glass.
eading the trend reversal from ordinary mundane
glass use, Absonite Glassworks produces the
Through our design process, prompt and
competitive pricing, and quick lead times, we consistently
and reliably produce a quality product. Our ability to
supply and process all types of glass, of any size or shape,
makes Absonite the preferred specialty glass supplier.
Generally, people are becoming more aware of
the role of glass in their environments, and benefit from
Absonite's skill, craftsmanship and technique, to create
high quality etched glass. Many are discovering that glass
enhanced to serve functionally. For privacy, etched glass
allows available light to pass, while obscuring the view.
Unlimited artistic expression in boundless aesthetic
pursuit, is achieved through Absonite's disciplined control
Creating three dimensional reverse relief sand
carvings, that capture light in it's sparkling iridescence,
makes a classic statement of style that speaks for itself
with distinction and taste.
It's taken for granted that glass is to be seen
through, not looked at. This is where Absonite's trend
reversal from ordinary glass use, to fun and functional
glass use becomes apparent. Architectural art glass
manufacturing is what we do.
Absonite offers significant savings by
utilizing the experience gained from every previous
pro-ject. That wisdom is incorporated into every new
Working on both wholesale and retail levels,
we'll work with you or your client to develop a coherent
design based on your tastes and direction. Often we work
directly with the end client on a design level to ensure
their satisfaction, while billing is done through your
company as part of your custom service.
We make it easy to fulfill any client's
requests for unique architectural details. Absonite
Glassworks welcomes new clients who are interested in etched
and specialty glass for all applications.
Etched Glass Terminology
Etching - refers to abrading the glass surface;
changing the surface of glass with a micro-abrasive;
including frosting, carving or shading glass.
an even, solid etch, frosted white; good for privacy.
Carving - a
deep etch which gives a three dimensional appearance by
catching light in the edges; bas relief.
an uneven frosting technique, usually used to create an
image of depth without carving; a sophisticated alternative
Resist - a
special coating on glass that will resist abrasion.
Multistaging - the layering of stages to create the image of
one element in front of another element; e.g., some rose
petals being over other petals to give a three dimensional
effect. This process is used with carving or shading
Gluechipping - a surface process which resembles an icy frost
on the surface of the glass; used to obscure the glass or as
an artistic alternative.
1)Among realities... of the transcendental level. 2) Things
or beings that have no beginning and no end. 3) Things that
take place which are not limited by time or space. 4) Doing
the absolute best, in a finite world. 5)Quality carved
and etched glass.