Introduction: Mirroring Glass Bottles Tutorial & Etching It

This is just a idea I had of recycling old glass bottles and turning them into conversation pieces by mirroring them on the inside. This is really very easy.

Then I etch a design on the outside. The etching wasn't very noticeable, but you can also add paint which I show some examples of on my blog here: http://www.glassetchingsecrets.com/blog/how-to-mirror-bottle-etch-it/

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foobear (author)2013-09-16

Very cool, thank you. I always wondered if there was a way to make a mirror myself

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jamesonisyummy (author)2013-08-30

Is it safe to use the bottles to drink out of after?

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artsman23 (author)jamesonisyummy2013-08-30

Sorry, it's not. It is many for decoration/ hobby purposes. You might be able to find a good paint that seals it and is safe to drink off of, but I don't know much about it.

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d_duck (author)2013-06-09

Fun project, especially if you have some interesting bottles laying around. I do have a few questions. Where do you get your silver supplies? Are the supplies expensive?

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artsman23 (author)d_duck2013-06-11

I got my stuff here: http://amzn.to/13zLTQD But if you find the bottles separate, it is a lot cheaper.

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