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
eading the trend reversal from ordinary
mundane glass use, Absonite Glassworks
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 can be...
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 and processing.
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
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
Absonite offers significant savings by
utilizing the experience gained from every previous
project. 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
Etching - refers to abrading the glass
surface; changing the surface of glass with a
micro-abrasive; including frosting, carving or
Frosting - 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.
Shading - an uneven frosting technique, usually
used to create an image of depth without carving; a
sophisticated alternative to frosting.
Resist - a special coating on glass that will
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 techniques.
Gluechipping - a surface process which resembles an
icy frost on the surface of the glass; used to
obscure the glass or as an artistic
Absonite, - 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.