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Aladdin Bottle Lamp by Jessie

We are so excited for Jessie, she sold her first lighted bottle on Etsy. Way to go Jessie!

Jessie sent us an email with a picture of this beautiful Aladdin themed bottle.

Here is what she said: “I was thrilled with my first sale. It was sold Friday night, had it shipped out Sat morning, and on tracking it showed the buyer received it Monday morning. Here is one of my latest bottles. I discovered, frying the glass gems, then placing them in cold water. They shatter inside causing a striking effect when the bottle is lit. Thanks for all you do, absolutely love your DYI videos by the way. They have so much info, they are great!”

Aladdin Bottle Lamp

Aladdin Bottle Lamp

Now I don’t know about you, but I never heard of “frying glass” before so I asked Jessie if it’s alright for us to share her ‘secret method’.

“Post all you want on the “frying” secret. When I’m frying them, my husband always comments and asks what’s cooking? Something smells good! lol I got the idea from a guy here who works in glass and tile outside on patios, he saw my bottles and really liked them and came in another day and explained the process and thought it might be a neat thing to try. I really love the effect. I have finished another one that I think looks nicer than the one I sent you. I love making them, it’s my relaxation in the evening. :)”

And we love receiving pictures of your bottles! As long as you keep sending us photos of your stunning bottles, we will share them with our readers.

Take a look at the rest of Jessie’s unique bottle lamp creations in her Etsy store:

Bottles Be Glowing


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5 Responses to Aladdin Bottle Lamp by Jessie

  • Wow! That is one fancy bottle. Congratulations on your sale.
    When I was a kid, we used to bake our marbles, then put them in cold water, to achieve the same effect. Amazing what can be done with glass.

  • Thanks Patty! A co-worker told me he used to boil the marbles then put them in cold water! I tried boiling the glass stones but it did not have the same effect. I like the baking idea though! It’s fun trying out new things to get different looks. I’m really enjoying it!

  • The marbles are a great alternative to the crystal fill and are easier to come by. You really know how to decorate them as well. :)

  • I guess I have missed something….I didn’t see where it told how you “fry glass”. could you share that with me? I read it a couple times but didn’t see it anywhere. Maybe I am not looking in the right place.

  • I use the glass gems or stones ( they can’t be opaque), and a non stick frying pan. Place all the ones I want to crackle, heat them on med high. Sorry but I have never timed it, but it’s about 5 min, just till the stones heat up. I have a bowl of water with ice in it ready to place the stones in. I usually test one by placing it in the water ,if it crackles, they are ready! Careful, they are hot! Put them carefully in the cold water and that’s it.Some do break and some crackle more than others, but each one is unique. :) Hope that helps you Becky!

    Thanks Nick! I’m having a great time doing them!

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