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What is Slumped Glass?

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When glass is drooping over a mould, it is called slumping. This happens when the glass is placed in a kiln at very high temperatures and melted over the mould. Slumped Glass is a form of textured glass that can be created into almost any application, from Kitchen splashbacks to any form of Glass Wall Art.

The basic principles of bending glass have not changed since the 19th century. The traditional process known as slumping, involves laying flat glass over a mould. It is then heated between 550˚C and 620˚C. Once softened, typically the force of gravity pushes the glass over the mould below.

Any pattern or texture can be made and slumping provides an enormous range of possibilities. Text, detailed imagery, or any patterned elements can be slumped onto panels of glass.