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Whittemore-Durgin Stained Glass Supplies
825 Market St., Rockland MA 02370
Phone: 781-871-1790  Toll-free: 800-262-1790
Stained glass supplies, art and architectural glass, and so much more.
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It can be difficult to choose glass for your stained glass project. If you are a beginner, we recommend Spectrum Glass because it's the easiest to cut, in general. The surface is very smooth, and it's machine made so it has a very consistent quality and texture throughout. Wissmach glass is a bit harder to work with, but has a more "authentic" look to it. It is more of a handmade product, and they've been making glass this way since 1910. The Wissmach Glass website has some interesting history and photographs you might enjoy.

Youghiogheny Glass is the hardest to work with, but is considered by some to be the most beautiful. We use it in our Tiffany Reproduction lampshade kits. The Stipples are especially suited for lampshades and large windows, as they are perfect for flowers, skies and water.

We offer an extensive variety of art glass manufactured for the stained glass artist by Spectrum, Wissmach, Youghiogheny, and others.... read more


Save on these glass collections:

Not sure which glass to choose? Don't know where to start? Try some of ourpackaged assortments and remnants!

Glass Assortments
Glass Assortments

Several carefully chosen assortments to suit a variety of needs.

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Glass Remnants
Glass Remnants

The most economical way to buy glass. The pieces are irregularly shaped (but mostly rectangular) up to about 6" x 8". We cannot fill orders for specific shades or textures at these low prices. Of course, if you are in the vicinity of our store, you can come in any time we are open and root through the bins looking for the special texture you need.

Price is per pound. If you order one pound of remnants, you will receive enough pieces to just about cover a sheet of 8-1/2" x 11" writing paper.

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Glass from Oceanside Spectrum
Spectrum - Cathedral
Spectrum - Cathedral

Smooth, Waterglass, Hammered, Seedy, Artique, Glue Chip

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Spectrum - Opal
Spectrum - Opal

Opalescent solid opals, variegated, and Pearl Opals

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Spectrum - Baroque (Reamy)
Spectrum - Baroque (Reamy)

Some are subtle, some are downright psychedelic.

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Spectrum - Wispy and Streaky
Spectrum - Wispy and Streaky

This is basically cathedral glass - very transparent - with swaths of opal swirled into it.

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Glass from Wissmach Glass Co.
Wissmach - Cathedral
Wissmach - Cathedral

Cathedral, or transparent, is available in several textures: Aqua-Lite, Corella Classic, Double Rolled (a.k.a. Smooth), Flemish, Granite, Hammered, Moss, Mystic, Seedy and Seville. 

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Wissmach - Opal
Wissmach - Opal

Solid, dense, and light.

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Glass from Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Co.
Youghiogheny - Stipple
Youghiogheny - Stipple

Gorgeous stipple glass from Youghiogheny, ideal for Tiffany-style stained glass lampshades and windows.

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Youghiogheny - High Strike
Youghiogheny - High Strike

Also called catspaw, this is very dense mottled opalescent.

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Other glass categories
Fusible Accessory Glass
Fusible Accessory Glass

Our collection of fusible glass includes some System 96 accessory glass from Spectrum and Uroboros, and a large selection of beginning fusing materials from Fuseworks.

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Desag - Drawn Antique (GNA)
Desag - Drawn Antique (GNA)
A machine made, smooth surfaced glass in pastel shades which bears a resemblance to sheet antique glass, but which is priced much less.
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Clear Textured Glass
Clear Textured Glass

Also called architectural glass, clear textured glass is ideal for transoms, sidelights, or anywhere that you want light to enter but still want a bit of privacy.

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Iridescent glass
Iridescent glass

Iridescent opals and cathedrals.

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Picture glass (8 x 10 x .079)
Picture glass (8 x 10 x .079)
Item no: 8052
Retail price: $1.49 /each
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A thin clear glass used in picture framing work.
 

Mirror glass
Mirror glass
Silvered window glass 1/8" thick. Also, front surface mirror.
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Glass for Mosaics
Glass for Mosaics

Assortments of scrap cathedral, opalescent and some antique glass in many colors.

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