Queens And Brooklyn Antique Mirrors

Antique Mirrors are mirrors that look aged or distressed by years of use and exposure. Years ago, mirrors would deteriorate apace and infrequently produce this impact with the mirrors created in this time. Whereas you notice a mirror that comes by this impact naturally from the in, additional normally newer mirrors been achieved advisedly to attain a soft, cloudy pattern. Some use harsh chemicals or acids to strip a daily mirror and build the impact. Still, others apply paints and solvents to the rear of glass to form an ornamental piece of glass.

Bear Glass Antique Mirrors achieves this our antique mirror as a first-quality product,  Vintage mirror with all the benefits of a contemporary mirror:

1. Opaque backing paint that protects the metal layers throughout transport and installation
2. Compatibility with adhesives and no bleed through.
3. Ability to be fancied while not breakage or flaking once cutting or border.

Antique Mirrors Wall
Antique Mirrors Wall

The impact of Bear Glass Antique Mirrors is an exquisite tool in interior environments. The reflection of mirror creates excitement and intimacy, Whereas gap up the area visually. Hotels, restaurants, bars, and homes will all have the benefit of the moment mood an antique mirror‘s coat can offer. Within the example below, antique mirror appears dead reception paired with the exposed wood and wall in a country building and bar.
This stately feeding area uses an antique mirror to elongate the area, however, the bronze tint to the glass itself helps stop visual confusion and warms the area to form it feel additional intimate and appealing.One factor the below lobby did not need additional of was an additional wood panel. exploitation Antique mirror glass panels could be a welcome addition to the textural parts among the area. The reflection of the antique mirror is often dynamical reckoning on the guests that day.
A regular wall of mirror during this casual building would have felt too crisp,…not to say somewhat optically confusing. The antique mirror surface adds an additional relaxed feel to the area and prevents patrons from walking into it. this can be wherever the distinctive feature of Bear Glass Antique Mirror‘s massive size capability is therefore necessary.
This serving buffet features bronze-tinted antique mirror.Psychologically, once individuals have hotter skin tones, they’re perceived as being additional engaging and immature. within the below application, the impact of the mirror provides the patrons a heat, healthy reflection as they serve themselves.
If there’s one factor that antique mirror doesn’t do nice, it’s photograph well. None of the on top of photos do the merchandise justice.

Our Antique Mirror is refined and remindful like no alternative material offered nowadays. We tend to solely have to travel back three hundred years to uncover it. Allow us to send you a sample so you’ll see for yourself.Consider using Bear Glass Antique Mirror in either regular or bronze tones for your next cordial reception installation. It will build a refined statement while not going glitzy, and might light-weighted the areas with mirrored light and be seeing.

 

Bear Glass Color Glass Perfect For Use As A Feature Wall

The term “feature wall” has become part of our everyday conversation in the glass business. It is a wall installation in a commercial or residential interior that draws the eye and engages the inhabitant of the space. It can be in the form of a water feature, a large-scale art installation of fiber or sculpture, but increasingly it’s becoming a wall of glass.

4 Key Advantages of A Glass Feature Wall:

 

1.Branding Power – With Bear Glass Glass’ custom color capability, corporate colors can be matched perfectly and custom logos can be added to convey the brand and company mission loud and clear.

2.Expressing Character – Glass can be fabricated and manipulated in so many ways; with color, with precision water jet cutting, with a mosaic, with mixing materials,…a feature wall is an opportunity to do something unique in the space that sets a mood right away to enhance the user’s experience.

3.Way Finding – The glow and sheen of glass and a simple-to-understand color story is an easy way to guide users through space, delineate functions, and direct traffic.

4.Excite & Express – Glass can inspire awe. Color sings when it’s behind glass. Light plays on the glass. Glass feels a little mysterious. Having a feature wall that uses glass in a creative way is what we strive for with every piece of glass we fabricate. It’s a chance to delight and surprise your users.

 

Feature Wall Hotel
Feature Wall Hotel

Feature walls are the spaces where you want your customers, patients, or clients to be drawn to immediately. It might be a reception desk at the hotel, a check-in desk at a medical office, or a customer service area in an office or showroom; but including a feature wall into a commercial design is good for business. And Bear Glass Color Glass is the perfect substrate for a Feature Wall.

Bear Glass Color Glass back-painted glass is perfect for use as a feature wall because of all it can do for your business:

1.Bear Glass Color Glass can be custom color-matched to tie in with the company logo or brand.
2.Glass naturally reflects light, which draws the human eye,…directing the individual easily and organically.
3.Logos can be added into the backpainted the glass,…protecting the logo behind the glass and making it easy to clean.
4.Glass and its interaction with light and color are perceived by others as a sophisticated and quality material when used in interiors.

Allow the shine and saturated color of Bear Glass Color Glass to make the right statement about your business with a Feature Wall made out of back painted glass. It will create an interior that directs, informs and infuses the user with confidence about your brand,…instantly.
Our Bear Glass Color Glass selectively painted piece is ultimately a feature wall that invites the clients up to the receptionist, it is a branding opportunity that adds a soothing element to the practice’s personality and it’s a beautiful piece of art.

If you’re having trouble with creating or installing a feature wallgive us a call at +1 718 832 3604. We have qualified feature glass installers all across the country who create and install beautiful feature walls every day and may be able to help you with your design problem.

Happy Independence Day 4th July

Bear Glass wishes you all…..
Sparkling and Happy Independence Day 4th July
Filled with pride, honor, and lots of fun…..

Stay safe and happy holiday.
Enjoy!!!!!!!!

Glass Shower Doors Both Standard And Custom Made

The glass shower industry, like all industries, has its own terminology. Below is a short list of some of the glass shower terms a designer should know if they’re designing a shower featuring a glass shower doors.

Annealed glass Shower:

Regular float glass. It is glass that has NOT been heat-treated. By law, it is not suitable for glass shower doors.

Frameless Glass Shower:

In terms of handicap access, this refers to an doors system that has minimal or no bottom track or curb. Depending on the overall shower size and designs, this is part of a universal design system and my make this style ADA compliant.

Clear Glass shower:

A glass that is transparent. (for extra-clear, ultra-clear, or low-iron; please see the definition under “low-iron glass”)

Bent Glass shower:

The glass that has been specially formed to fit into a circular floor plan.

glass shower door
glass shower door

Custom doors:

A door that requires a special size of tempered glass and framework.

Etched glass:

The glass that has a design cut into its surface to create a frosted appearance. For shower doors, this effect is created by acid-etching, since sandblasted glass would not stand up to the soap, oils or cleaners which may be present in a shower. Digital printing can create a simulated etched effect.

Framed:

A shower doors system that mounts all glass panels within a metal frame.  Usually a lower-end or off-the-shelf style of shower.

Frameless:

A shower doors system that minimizes the amount of metal used to hold the system panels and door in place. The edge of the glass is exposed but finished with a safe, flat polished edge.

Heavy glass:

The glass used in many frameless doors. Usually, 3/8-inch or 1/2-inch in thickness. It is still required to be tempered.

Laminated glass:

  A minimum of two pieces of glass with a middle layer of vinyl which is the heat and pressure treated. The vinyl layer keeps the glass intact when broken and prevents body parts from penetrating the glass pane.  It may be used interchangeably with tempered glass in shower installations. By code, all glass shower doors and doors must use either tempered or laminated glass in their construction.

Low-iron glass:

A glass that is made using less iron and other minerals during float manufacturing process to create a transparent glass that has less greenish tint. The amount of actual tint will ultimately vary due to the thickness of the glass.

Patterned glass:

The glass that has a repeating shape embedded in the glass. Maybe transparent or obscure

Printed glass:

A glass that has been printed with a design using permanent inks. May be screen printed, digitally printed, sprayed, curtain-coated or printed in some other manner for transparency, translucency, or opacity.

Reflective glass:

A glass that bounces back at least some of the light that strikes it.  This kind of glass is commonly called a one-way, or transparent, mirror. The amount of transparency or reflection depends on the strength and location of the light source.

Tempered glass:

A glass that has been heat-treated by a process of gradually heating and cooling. Once a piece of glass has been tempered it cannot later be cut. If it breaks, it breaks into many small pieces. By code, all glass shower doors and doors must use either tempered or laminated glass.

Textured glass:

The glass that has been made with a texture on its surface that creates a translucent effect.  This is the same concept as patterned glass, but may also be textured using deep acid etching or a printed coating. May refer to non-slip or increased traction surfaces.

Tinted glass:

The glass that is made during the float process with a transparent color running through it. Gray, Bronze, and Blue are the most common tints.

If you’re having trouble with creating or installing shower doorsgive us a call at +1 718 832 3604. We have qualified glass shower installers all across the country who create and install beautiful doors every day and may be able to help you with your design problem.

Bear Glass Now Does Pool Fence & Balustrades

Pool Fence & Balustrade

Maintain an uninterrupted panoramic view of your pool and surrounding pool fence area with a frameless balustrade/pool fence designed to meet your personal requirements. All fully frameless gates have a specialized self-concealed floor spring and are fitted with child-proof locks to suit safety requirements.

Alternatively, you can choose a semi-frameless balustrade/pool fence, complemented with your choice of powder-coated aluminum or stainless steel posts.

All work is guaranteed to comply with all safety standards.

Glass Balustrades are rapidly becoming the first choice of all builders & home owners when needing a rush homeowners wider. Constructed primarily from 12mm toughened safety glass, pool, balcony, stair and room partitioning balustrade provides a spacious solution to the design problem of barriers.
At Bear Glass we provide both semi-framed and frameless balustrade solutions; semi-framed having posted between the panels while frameless sees the glass bedded into a channel providing an obstruction free wall of glass creating spaciousness like no other partition can.

Glass pool fencing provides the best method of meeting legal safety requirements while meeting the aesthetic demand for minimal intrusion and maximum enjoyment of the pool. The glass balustrades can be supported in various ways depending on the nature of the pool surroundings or decking.

 

pool fense
pool fense

Semi-Framed Pool Fence

Pool Balustrades offer a safe yet open feel to any backyard pool. Enjoy the expansive atmosphere as you relax with the kids always in full sight

 

Frameless Pool Fence

Frameless Pool fence is the ultimate in providing a clean spacious feel to the environment while having a safety factor second to none. You will always be able to see what is happening in and around your pool.

 

Balcony pool fence

Balcony fence offers unparalleled access to your property’s view. Add value and dimension to your property by having a safe barrier that allows you to see all that the environment has to offer. Give Bear Glass a call to discuss your fence needs.

 

Internal

Internal Balustrades offer a clean, spacious feel to any home or office. Stylish and affordable this featured landing has been brought to life by a gorgeous curved glass fence.

If you’re looking for the safest pool fence that is also affordable, removable, durable and customizable, be glad you found Bear Glass. Our innovative and patented designs, highly skilled installers and excellent customer service is why we have been the #1 choice in  pool fences.

 

CONTACT US TODAY!!!

Bear Glass Inc.399 20th StreetBrooklyn, NY 11215

PH: 718-832-3604

email: bearglass@gmail.com

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Glass Cutting using Waterjet cutting solutions by Bear Glass

Abrasive waterjet cutting technology is a great method for cutting glass because it allows for contours and shapes that cannot be achieved with other cutting machines at a reasonable cost. From artistic tabletop inlays to detailed stained glass designs, mirrors, glass ornaments, replacement windows for antique cars, and more, there’s almost no glass cutting application that a waterjet cutting machine can’t tackle.

Glass has a tendency to crack, so it is very important that the initial holes are produced with a reduced pressure . Subsequently, the pressure must be increased to a cutting speed that is cost-effective. For glass, ceramics and other brittle materials, you must gradually increase and reduce the cutting pressure by means of proportional pressure control of the intensifier pump, otherwise, the material would be destroyed.

As an alternative waterjet technology can be used as an abrasive because it is softer, which reduces the potential for chipping, cracking and other surface blemishes and leaves a cut edge that is polished to a smooth finish.Because waterjet cutting does not vibrate the glass, there are no heat-affected zones to leave behind rough edges, almost no secondary finishing is required.

ADVANTAGES OF CUTTING GLASS WITH WATERJET

  • Cut glass geometry that common machining cannot perform
  • Delicate glass does not crack during processing
  • Precisely cut thin to thick glass without changing any tooling
  • Eliminates pressure of cutting process on surface material
  • No heat affected zone
  • No tool to sharpen
  • No need for reworking of the cut edge
  • No waste of material, narrow cutting gap
  • Cost effective means of cutting holes in glass
  • Create intricate design in any shape and size

 

waterjet cutting
waterjet cutting

Everyday Uses of waterjet cutting

When you need reliable waterjet cutting solutions, Bear Glass has you covered.

With over two decades of expertise in quality waterjet cutting, we are one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of fabricated glass parts. Our experienced team works diligently with the latest machinery and cutting technology.  We are equipped to handle the most intricate tasks.

No matter what the shape, size or material, if you can imagine it, we can do it.  Our use of equipment provides us the opportunity to deliver high. Our latest waterjet capabilities create the highest accuracy for the smallest details.

Bear Glass will work side-by-side with you every step of the way.Whether you are an architect or furniture maker, you can count on us to go the extra mile for your fabrication project.Whether you have low-volume or high-volume specifications, Bear Glass has production capabilities to meet your unique needs. We can produce depending on the size requirements.

If you are ready to jump start your next great project, contact Bear Glass today. Our knowledgeable staff can answer any questions that you may have.

Soundproof Glass By Bear Glass

 

A soundproof glass is a glass that prevents sound from penetrating from one side to the other. In most cases, those desiring soundproof glass are those who live near noisy environments, such as airports of busy roads. While glass, in various configurations, may do a good job of preventing sound from getting through, it should be noted that soundproof glass, at least from a general consumer standpoint, is all but impossible to acquire.

Sounds like this is exactly what you need!

There are a number of different ways to make glass soundproof. The first involves simply making the glass thicker. The thicker the glass is, the stiffer it becomes and, as a natural consequence, less prone to vibration. In such cases, the sound is naturally reduced. Another option is to insulate the glass with some other material, or perhaps just put an empty area in between two panes of glass.

To make soundproof glass completely capable of blocking all sound would be prohibitively expensive and likely not recommended for windows. The glass would need to be extremely thick and would be very heavy, perhaps overwhelming any material used in a typical window frame.

Do you hear what we are saying to you?

The most common place to find soundproof glass is a sound studio, where it is important for music and other types of recordings to have a quiet environment. However, even then the glass is not completely able to withstand all sounds.

For more information, please contact us. We look forward to working with you!

FACTORY/OFFICE

Address:
Bear Glass Inc.
399 20th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-832-3604
Fax: 718-832-0786
 

SHOWROOM

Address:
Bear Glass Showroom
167 Mott St,
NY, NY 10013-5442
Phone: 212-219-1679
Email: sales@bearglass.com

Milk Glass For Decoration is only limited by the imagination

Milk glass is often used for architectural decoration when one of the underlying purposes is the display of graphic information.The number of patterns, forms, and objects made is only limited by the imagination

For many of us in the business of architectural glass, once a designer has picked their material, it becomes locked in and part of the specification. Know one likes to tell a customer that any material they come to you for is no longer available. You want to be able to service and supply all request. Here’s how we looked to resolve this problem.Reproductions of milk glass are being made by Bear Glass and sold in NY and NJ. Milk glass can be opaque or translucent and are very popular.

When looking for milk glass collectibles, there are many different forms that you can choose from. That is what makes a milk glass collection so diverse. You can have many different pieces of many different sizes. You will also find that your milk glass will be of many different values. Just make sure that what you choose is genuine and not faux so that you can keep the value of your milk glass collection pure.

Flashed Opal Glass has been around for over 40 yrs. Servicing lighting, architectural and industrial, high-quality markets with a unique come high-quality low iron glass, fused together with a thin layer of white translucent material on one surface. This gave a beautiful, uniform, “white glowing” diffusing glass. This is far more diffusing than sandblasting, silk screening or acid etching.

Hot glass Mfg has its lifespan on tanks, furnaces, and cost of raw materials and when it came to rebuild the only Mfg who makes this high-quality product, could not afford the recouping the time based on past years sales. So with only 1 Mfg and orders to fill we came up with an alternative material. Milk White is a premium low iron, white diffusing glass that is alternative!

Features of Milk White Glass:

  1. Made in 1/4” and sheets up to 96”X 130”
  2. More uniform and consistent than hot fused glass-Milk White is a consistent 35% light transmitting.
  3. Milk White can easily cut, drilled, frosted and edge polished.

When looking for milk glass collectibles, there are many different forms that you can choose from. That is what makes a milk glass collection so diverse. You can have many different pieces of many different sizes. You will also find that your milk glass will be of many different values. Just make sure that what you choose is genuine and not faux so that you can keep the value of your milk glass collection pure Milk glass is characterized by its creamy, thick milky texture and often is opaque or white in color. Collecting milk glass is a fascinating American pastime. Milk glass is a beautiful, elegance and delicate decorative item and many pieces of milk glass come with a rich history and valuable price tag. Whether you are looking to start a collection, add to a pre-existing collection, or purchase milk glass for a friend or family member

Many customers have had positive feedback from completed jobs. Bear Glass are a Full-service fabricator, with over 800 items to choose from.Find out what is the “New White  Glass” item and give us a call today.

 

Custom Mirrors by Bear Glass

Custom Mirrors

 

 

In addition to our glass services, Bear Glass is also pleased to provide custom mirrors.  We are available to provide local or non-local homes and businesses with custom-cut mirrors for bathrooms, workout facilities, and so much more.  Offering myriad options and completely customized shapes and dimensions, our team can help you get exactly what you need in mirrors cut to size.  In fact, we can even create a custom-cut mirror door for your closet or wardrobe!  When it comes to custom mirrors, you’ve come to the right place.

When you don’t want to limit your choices to the cookie-cutter options available at the store, Bear Glass is the perfect answer for your bathroom mirror installation.  We provide custom-cut mirrors of all shapes and sizes.  In addition, we can design and install the perfect bathroom mirror for your home and style.  We offer bathroom mirrors in a vast array of styles from polished and beveled edges to framed or unframed.

 

Custom antique mirror
Custom antique mirror

Our friendly professionals will take the time to understand exactly what you’re looking for in a bathroom wall mirror.  Then we’ll custom design and cut a mirror to meet your specific needs.  Instead of settling for a bathroom mirror that’s almost right, call Bear Glass and get the custom mirror that’s perfect for you!

Bear Glass is pleased to work with commercial clients across the nation for custom mirrors of all shapes and sizes.  While we are available to work with all types of commercial customers, we particularly specialize in custom wall mirrors for gyms and dance studios. Offering the top-quality workmanship you deserve, we can cut and install gym mirrors of all shapes and sizes.  If you’re in the market for a new or replacement full-wall mirror for your commercial space, our team can help.  For details or to get your free estimate on a gym mirror, please don’t hesitate to call.

If you are looking for custom beveled glass and/or custom beveled mirrors, you have come to the right place.  Being a successfully owned and run business with much expertise, we understand the importance of not only providing flawless products but backing them up with flawless customer service as well.  We pride ourselves on our expert craftsmanship and high-quality standards.  What you get in return is a custom glass mirror or other beveled mirror or glass product you will be proud to display.

Bear Glass  has been in the custom beveled glass and mirror business for over twenty years!  It is tough to find another company with the experience and knowledge that we bring to the table.  With both retail and wholesale options, there are custom beveled mirror and glass solutions for everyone.  Other products we specialize in include custom shower doors, aluminum windows, wood windows, and much more!  You are sure to find what you are looking for with Bear Glass.

Acidetched Custom Mirrors
Custom Mirrors

 

Back Painted Glass Create A Breathtaking Effects!!!

Backpainted backsplash
Backpainted backsplash

Bear Glass offers you to choose your favorite color on back painted glass. You can change the look of your old fashioned home by using our painted glass designs. We specialize in back painted glass as we have the largest stock of mirror and glass, even those hardest to find.

Our Painted Glass Products is an ideal solution for commercial and residential spaces. A back-painted glass using ultra clear. low-iron Starphire glass, so the color you specify is the color you see. A proprietary, state-of-the-art paint technology is used to manufacture and fabricate Back Painted Glass in limitless color options using a durable heat-cured, two coat system. Size capabilities ranging from 4″ x 4″ to 96″ x 130″ are possible, with reproducible color consistency from the first piece to the last piece.

Glass tile
Back Painted Glass tile!!!

Ideal for commercial, institutional, and residential spaces, Back Painted Glass can contribute towards LEED credits. Color options, color clarity, and extreme durability make Painted Glass the leader in back-painting for projects large and small; whether you require annealed, tempered, custom-cut, or laminated options for your projects.

Glass doesn’t always have to be transparent. We are able to Paint glass with almost any color or pattern to create a truly unique effect. Create a unique splashback for your kitchen or vanity with back painted glass.

Backpainted Glass
Backpainted Glass Countertop

Bear Glass” offers color Cote back painting for any variety of glass fabrication projects. With hundreds of colors to choose from, your project can be truly unique, bound only by the limits of your imagination. Luminous and opaque, a back-painted glass will enhance any design project and can be used for walls, backsplashes, furniture, vanity tops, and more. Prepare to color your world with the beauty of back-painted glass.

kitchen backsplash
Backpainted Glass

Bear glass offers you to choose your favorite color on back painted glass. You can change the look of your old fashioned home by using our back painted glass designs.

Please visit at:

www.BearGlass.com for more info!

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