Here are a few of my favorite Links
The International Society of Glass Beadmakers. An excellent and wonderful resource for all beadmakers. "A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the art of making hand-crafted glass beads."
WetCanvas "Cyber Living for Artists". Another tremendous resource for glass beadmakers. So much information available from knowledgeable and giving lampworkers.
Lampwork Etc - a friendly place to bring together glass and jewelry artists. Loads of great info.
Nortel Manufactuing - Toronto, ON. The home of the Nortel 'Minor' - my torch of choice. And one of my favourite supply stops!
Double Helix Glassworks - US Pacific Northwest - produce striking and reactive color rods in a 104 coefficient, compatible with Effetre (Moretti), Vetrofond, and Lauscha
Creation is Messy is dedicated to producing the highest quality 104COE compatible hand pulled glass rods
The Ottawa Bead Society is a group of beading enthusiasts who meet once a month year-round to share their passion for beads and beading of all kinds.
Canada Beading Supply located in Ottawa. Look here for Eastern Canada's largest selection of quality gemstones, precious metals, books, tools and display aids.
The Toronto Bead Society page has a lot of info about beading in Ontario. Lots of events. A great place to meet fellow bead junkies.
Cranberry Stained Glass Studio is Atlantic Canada's resource for all things stained glass! Including, an extensive line of rods, supplies and equipment for bead making on site and in stock. Classes and Studio Torch Time available too! Drop in and "Share Our Passion For Glass!"
Canadian Glass Suppliers:
Andrighetti Glassworks - Vancouver, BC http://andrighetti.com/
Artistry In Glass - London, ON http://www.artistryinglass.on.ca/
BeadFX - Toronto, ON http://www.beadfx.com/
Bedrock Supply Ltd. - Edmonton, Alberta http://bedrocksupply.com/
Caliente Art Glass - Vancouver, BC http://www.calienteglass.com/
Glass-Smith & Company - Victoria, BC http://www.glasssmith.ca/
Fantasy in Glass - Toronto, ON http://www.fantasyinglass.com
Nortel Manufactuing - Toronto, ON http://www.nortelmfg.com/
Sunlight Art Glass - Surrey, BC http://www.sunlightglass.com/
These are just a few pages that I love to visit often. :-)
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