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NEW Larger Size Lentil Shaper

Lisa Fletcher Lentil Shaper TN 619-873-4955

The new, larger Lisa Fletcher Lentil Shaper has two larger curve profiles for making scaled up lentil shaped beads than the original four profile Osibin Lentil Shaper makes. It is also great when you want to make smaller lentil beads with a lower profile curve.
See some of Lisa's beads on Pinterest and follow the links.




NEW Pencil Reamer

Pencil Reamer 1-4 TN Reamers - Graphite TN

The ¼" Pencil Reamer is a handled ¼" diameter graphite round rod tapered to a pencil like point. The traditional reamers are, eight sided, tapered and handled. Reamers are mostly used to expand holes in the side or end of tubing and vessels.

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Optic Molds




These durable Optic Molds have a stainless steel base and tines made from 3/32" (2.5mm) music wire. Music wire is several times as stiff as stainless steel wire typically found in wire type optic molds and springs back into place much better if flexed. From the smallest size #1 to the largest #4, the size listed is the measurement between opposite tines. Now for an incredible offer only Arrow Springs can make. For $6 more, we will make a custom size to your specifications, as long as it fits on a 2" x 2" (50 x 50 mm) stainless steel square and has 12 tines or less. Call or email us to order custom layouts.



Gunnar Manipulators
Brass and Stainless Steel Versions


Gunnar Manipulator All Full and Detail TN

Classic hot glass shaping tools are made of Brass or Stainless Steel for years of service. Two different styles, each come in 3 diameters, 8" long. One style has a sharp point at one end and a bullet point at the other. The other style has a straight chisel end and a rounded chisel end.


(262) 928-6744


Steel Rake




A pointed 4" steel rod bent at 45° near its end and mounted in a wood handle. Used to rake and "drag" glass for feathering, marbling and more. Steel rakes do stick easier to hot glass than does tungsten. Our steel rake does have a sharp point, but just before the point, the diameter is thicker than on a dental style rake. This gives you a little more working time before the tip gets hot enough to stick.



Temperature Controllers

(236) 424-8347

The model ASC/5 digital ramping controller holds 9 programs in permanent memory for annealing, fusing, Precious Metal Clay, enameling, jewelry wax burnout and ceramics. It is so simple that all you need to do is press a few buttons and it will perform the program and then turn itself off. For your convenience, several programs have already been entered, all of which can be easily changed. If you have special firing programs you regularly use, we will gladly program them into the controller for you. The controller is configurable for either Fahrenheit or Celsius. 15 or 20 Amp, 120 Volt models; and 20, 30 or 50 Amp, 240 volt models available. 30 and 50 Amp, 240 volt models come is a larger housing, not pictured.

The ASC/5 is a "STAND ALONE" controller, which means that it is not attached to an oven, has its relay self-contained, has an installed thermocouple, and a plug and receptacle. All you need to do is plug the controller into a wall outlet, plug your oven into the controller, and insert the thermocouple (temperature sensor) into the oven.


Mini Graphite Shaping Tools



Mini graphite shaping tools in a variety of shapes to perform all kinds of glass manipulations.

(807) 824-2592


Graphite Rods - American Made



Graphite Rods are used for all sorts of lampworking. Used as reamers, shapers, pokers, holders, marvers and more. Can be sharpened like a pencil or carve designs into it and press into hot glass using simple carving tools and/or sandpaper. High quality, strong, smoother finish and fine grain. 12" long.



Peters Tweezers


Regularly $9.00

SALE $5.95

A dual purpose tool to quickly make easy to make loops and holes for pendants, vessels and buttons, as well as locate the eye locations on fish beads.

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Frit and Powder Trough


$10.95 each or 3/$29.95

each or

Many years ago Arrow Springs developed this Frit and Powder Trough, but in a much larger size. Now available in a smaller bead scale size. Width across the trough is 1½", length is 4". The bottom of the trough rises over ¾" above the table to give your fingers plenty of working clearance. Stainless steel.


Sharon Shaper - Utility Blade Tool

(717) 912-5002
Regularly $6.00

SALE $3.95

Our improved design Sharon Shaper has a welded on shaft connecting the handle to the Utility Blade. The connection is so much stronger than the handle simply holding directly onto the blade that you can now use much more force, especially at the tip, without the fear of the blade coming out of the handle while making knife edge thin impressions and shaping hot glass.



Ergonomic Tweezers Mashers

Tweezers Mashers - Top View TN Tweezers Mashers - Side View TN
Top view and side view

thecosomatous Tweezers Mashers - Angled - Side View TN
Top view and side view

As you probably already know, many of our tools are based on tweezers. Some we re-profile their tips for special applications. Others, we make various sizes and shapes of stainless steel squares and patterns and weld or braze them to tweezers. Always looking to develop new tools and to improve on existing ones, we have come up with an improved, very robust, ergonomic tweezers design. As you can see in the pictures, they are easier to hold, and importantly, easier to use. Angled Tweezers Mashers are for profiling the bottom of heart shaped beads and more.




Bail Hemostat

Bail Hemostat TN


Strong gripping regular hemostats hold wire loops for making buttons, leaves, flowers and other small glass items and components very well, but by their design, they are awkward to hold and rotate like a mandrel. So, we have mounted a 5/32" mandrel to a 3½" hemostat so you can easily hold and rotate your glass project on center. For use with 16 gauge wire and smaller. 12" overall length.




Cabochon Mandrels - 12 Diameters
NEW 2" Diameter Size
The newest 2" size not only makes 2" cabochons, but also can be used like a painter's palette to make one or more irregular pieces at a time across its face.

(570) 461-1788
All 12 diameters are available with 9" or 12" length handles.
Pictured are 1/2", 5/8", 3/4" and 1".

Our round Cabochon Mandrels come in 12 diameters, from ½" to 1", by 1/16" increments, plus 1¼", 1½" and 2". They feature a thicker 5/32" handle for more a comfortable grip and your choice of a 9" (23cm) or 12" (30cm) length. For regular bead mandrels, where you mostly hold the mandrel level, the 12" length is more popular. Cabochon mandrels are typically used more in an up and down direction, therefor you might prefer the 9" length so it doesn't bump the table and other objects. Millimeter equivalents listed with each size.

9" Length

12" Length


Effetre (Moretti)

All colors and sizes 40% OFF until it's gone!
OVER 3,000 pounds.
Limited to stock on hand. Inventory will be updated regularly.

$7 Shipping
See IMPORTANT details below or click (410) 674-4751.Rule_NO_Click

JC Enamel & Glass Sifters
NEW SIZE - X-Small JC Line & Dot Applicator

JC Sifters with Coil TN

The JC Metal Sifters and JC Line & Dot Applicators. These tools dispense frit, powdered glass and enamels by shaking, tapping, or for the greatest control, by moving the Coil Actuator. It is incredibly easy to use. With just one hand, you hold the Sifter or Applicator and move the Coil Actuator forward and backward with either your finger or thumb. You easily control the volume of glass or enamel, from a gentle sprinkle to a heavy flow, by the pressure applied and the speed you move the Coil Actuator. The standard screen mesh size for the sifters is 60. This gives good flow, yet also gives you great control for shading. A 60 mesh screen is generally preferred for its ability for shading as well as its ability to efficiently cover a small item, such as a bead, quickly. We also offer all the Sifters in a 40 mesh screen. You may be familiar with this size, as that is what is in the red plastic bodied sifters. Enamellists also like the 40 mesh screen for its ability to cover a large area quickly and thoroughly. The two largest sizes are not pictured. Sifters Size Chart.

Line & Dot Applicator

60 Mesh Sifters


40 Mesh Sifters





Dip-n-Go SLUDGE ULTRA mandrel release is hands down the best. Flame driable, strong holding while working, yet easy to release when the bead cools. The best mandrel release for any diameter mandrel or length bead.

Dip-n-Go Sludge Ultra


Limited availability of older version of mandrel release
Dip-n-Go Sludge Blue - Still available while stock lasts




Dip-n-Go SLUDGE ULTRA mandrel release is hands down the best.Rule_NO_Click

Millefiori Assortment - Sort of

Millefiori Assortment 6 colors TN

3 Ounces
(85 grams)

Only $8.95

Unlike a regular assortment, we packaged six ½ ounce (14 grams) colors separately. A great bargain at less than $3 per ounce. Quantities limited.




Broach Clip

Broach Clip TN

Only $14.95

For making glass components at the end of straight or looped wires, commonly used in broaches, bangles and pendants. Made from an extra strong stainless steel alligator clip to provide a secure hold and welded to a 3/16" stainless steel tube. Stainless steel doesn't conduct heat well, so the tool stays cool in your hand. Hollow through and through, so any length of wire can be inserted. Overall length 7½". Accepts non rigid wires up to 16 gage (1.3mm).




$7 Shipping
On Orders of $75.00 or more.
Arrow Springs is offering $7.00 UPS Ground Shipping to anywhere within the contiguous 48 states, with a generous Shipping allowance to everywhere else in the universe, when you place an order for $75.00 or more in merchandise (Glass, Hand Tools, Equipment and Supplies) from our website using the shopping cart.
Excludes ovens (Annealers, Kilns, Fusers and Extension Rings).

>>> IMPORTANT! <<<
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Many small orders ship for their actual shipping cost of about $4, even though the Shopping Cart inserts a $12 placeholder charge. The price will be adjusted down.


BellaDonna Shards - Dragon Scales

Shards-BD09-TN (873) 621-2727
Per Ounce

We are now offering BellaDonna Glass in shards, starting with reducing color Dragon Scales. Shards are made by blowing large, thin bubbles of glass and breaking them into random sized pieces. The application of shards to a glass surface has a beautiful effect that cannot be duplicated using a glass rod. Because of their thinness, an ounce of shards goes a long way. Beads by Barbara Terrill.



Hand and Arm Rest

Hand and Arm Rest V3

The Arrow Springs Hand and Arm Rest is everything you expect it should be and more. Starting with a stout chassis, we mounted swept back wings, one on each side. Without the use of tools the wings easily adjust to a custom fit for hours of lampworking enjoyment. The wings adjust up and down so you can properly hold your glass rods and tools in alignment with the flame comfortably. They also rotate so the angle of their generous 2½" (6.3cm) padded width conforms to your forearm or wrist or hand comfortably. Get the idea here, ergonomics and comfort. If you can work comfortably, you can work better and longer and enjoy it more. From tip-to-tip, the wing span is 22" (56cm), yet with their cantilevered design, you can easily reach under them when you need to present the glass or tool from under the flame.

Now for the really cool part: between the wings is a snap-in graphite pad with a very generous 2½" x 3¾" working area. The graphite pad that comes standard is smooth on both sides. Use the second side should you damage the first or carve patterns or molds into it for an infinite variety of possibilities. Custom graphite molds are available upon request. Changing the graphite is literally a snap.

Finally, at the center of the Hand and Arm Rest the chassis adjusts securely around your torch. With four base positions forward to back and height adjustment, The Standard Height Range version perfectly mates with the following torches or other torches of similar size or shape: Minor Burner, Mega Minor Burner, Mini CC, WildCat, HellCat, Little Dragon 7 Bead Burner, Little Dragon 21 Bead Burner, Bullet Burner, Cricket, Bobcat, Lynx and Cheetah. The Tall Height Range version is for taller torches, such as Nortel's Mid Range and two flame torches and most large GTT torches. Read more about which Hand and Arm Rest fits best for your torch. Includes 4" C-clamp to secure torch and Hand and Arm Rest to your work table. Torch not included.



Glass Knob Inserts and
Insert Mandrels


Inserts for making glass knobs for cupboard doors, drawers, boxes and more. These ¼" (6.35mm) outside diameter, stainless steel inserts come in two lengths. The more common ¾" (19mm) length and a shorter ½" (12.7mm) length. Inserts have a hole in only one end and are threaded to accept the included, standard 1" (25.4mm) long, number 8-32 screw. Simply screw an insert onto the 12" (30cm) long stainless steel Insert Mandrel and apply molten glass to the insert. After you have made your beautiful knob, anneal it well. See our Graphite Button and Knob Mold.


Oxygen Concentrator/Generator Coupler


Allows you to connect multiple oxygen concentrators (also known as oxygen generators) to a single oxygen hose for your torch for higher performance.
Pictured is the Double for connecting 2 Oxygen Concentrator/Generators.

(336) 681-9295


Mini Leaf Mashers

ball mill
Mini Leaves2 TN

Our new Mini Leaf Mashing Tweezers make realistic miniature leaves for many applications. Very popular right now are 3D multi-component sculptures and brooches. Small leaves, flowers and whimsical lampworked components are created at the end of flexible wire. These parts are then wired together to a central point to create some of the most incredible 3D lampworked art. Additional uses include leaf dangles on jewelry and components that are flame attached to larger pieces. The vein pattern is hand cut on each tweezers for a realistic, natural look. 7" long.



Bead and Mandrel Rack

Bead and Mandrel Rest 2 TN

Only $35.00


This Deluxe Bead and Mandrel Rack is the ultimate annealer accessory. Bigger, better, and much tougher than the original mandrel rest while giving you up to twice as much mandrel capacity. Properly placing your beads in the annealer is a great way to avoid denting or the sticking of your beads. With a stable base and 2¾" height, the rack safely suspends all your beads, preventing them from touching each other or the annealer and becoming damaged. Use the front tier to rest your mandrel on, or choose the back tier, with its larger holes, to insert the tip of your mandrel in. Choose the size that best fits your annealer, 8" or 12" width. Depth measures 2½" between the perforated panels and 2½ behind the back panel for stability. Need it customized for your annealer or special application? No Problem, just ask.



Casino Glass Clearance

(705) 270-8706

Per Pound

These 1½" diameter, 2mm wall thickness tubes of Clear 104 COE glass were originally a casino chandelier. Now they're ready to become whatever you transform them into - Ornaments, vessels and more!.



Quartz Fuming Tubes



Quartz tubing makes the ideal material to hold Fine Silver or 24 Karat Gold for fuming glass. Quartz, with its low COE of 8, is extremely shock resistant and requires an immense amount of heat to melt, thereby giving you secure control of the molten metal during the fuming process when it is placed in a small depression. 11 mm OD, 8 mm ID, 8" (20 cm) long.
To use the Plain Quartz Tubing for fuming, heat up a spot near one end until white hot. Then push a slight depression into the side of the tube with the tip of tweezers. The heating can be accomplished using a beadmaking size torch turned up to its maximum setting if you are using bottled oxygen. If you are using an Oxygen Concentrator/Generator the flame will not likely be hot enough. Purchase the Quartz Tubing with the Depression already in it. Caution: always point the end of any tubing downstream to the flame to prevent the flame from entering the tubing and burning your hand.



50 Frit Mixes!
Click Here to see all the new
Dazzling frit mixes for COE 96 and 104.

>>>> 4 Additional New Colors <<<<
Back to School TNCaramel TNDorothy's Dress TNRestful TN

Amethyst TNAquamarine TNBaby Blanket TNBeach Morning TN
Canyon Sunse TNDream Again TNEaster Egg TNFire in the Heart TN
Iris Garden TNJourney TNLavender Lace TNNew Mexico TN
Ocean Waves TNPearl TNRaspberry Parfait TNRed Dragon TN
Rose Garden TNSapphire TNShrubbery TNSpotted Leopard TN
...and 26 more

BellaDonna Glass
The bead below has both Moody Blue and Purplescent glasses spiraled around a clear glass core. Read about them, Black Diamond, the soon to be released Black Magic and the two new colors, Honey Glaze and Royal Purple (pictured below).

Purplescent and Moody Blue on same bead

4 Honey Glaze 34 1 Royal Purple on white

BellaDonna Glass - Frit

BD Frit 1 TN



BellaDonna Glass is also available in frit in all the colors - Moody Blue, Purplescent, Black Diamond and the two new colors, Honey Glaze and Royal Purple. Soon to be released is Black Magic, a very dense black that reduces to metallic silver. BellaDonna Glass page.


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