Boiserie Mirrors Made Modern

"Boiserie" - is a French term often used to describe ornate and intricately carved wood paneling and moldings in interiors. The panels were not confined just to the walls of a room but were also used to decorate doors, frames, cupboards, and shelves. Often mirrors or pictures are set into the … [Read more...]

Low Iron Mirror for Retail Success

"Dreamwalls High-Definition Mirror" is what we call our low-iron mirror products. These mirrors offer brighter reflections, truer colors, and sharper focus than ordinary mirrors. Ordinary mirrors (of which we make many every day) are made with high-quality glass known as "mirror quality". It … [Read more...]

Capabilities are Key

We have customers come in from time-to-time to look at our manufacturing facility, and they're always impressed with the tour. In our NC location alone, we have a mirror line, a painting facility, a glass tempering line and more. Below is a video we created for those customers that can't make it to … [Read more...]

Glass Build America 2017

Being at Glass Build America in Atlanta has been a great experience. We're excited to showcase all our back-painting and silvering capabilities that prove that we can do things with glass that most other glass fabricators can't. We custom match colors, add patterns and fully fabricate with CNC, … [Read more...]

Gardner Celebrates 55 Years

This week, 55 years ago, Gardner Mirror was born. Today, Gardner Glass Products is the creator of the Dreamwalls brand of fabricated glass products known the world over. Technology has changed and evolved greatly, but it's our people that have made our success possible. To all those that made this … [Read more...]

An Intro To Tempered Glass

Tempered glass is regular annealed glass that has been processed by a controlled thermal process to increase its strength in comparison to annealed (untempered) glass. The glass is heated in a special oven almost to a liquid state, and then cooled very quickly to create a hardened outside surface. … [Read more...]

Dreamwalls Antique Mirror: First Quality

Dreamwalls Antique Mirror is created by what we call a "first quality" process. To fully understand what that means, it helps to understand how antique mirror is normally made. In the past, antique mirror was created as a secondary process. The maker would take a normal mirror and strip it of its … [Read more...]

Boiserie Mirrors Get Modernized

"Boiserie" - is a french term often used to describe ornate and intricately carved wood paneling and moldings in interiors. The panels were not confined just to the walls of a room but were also used to decorate doors, frames, cupboards and shelves. Often mirrors or pictures are set into the … [Read more...]

Gardner Looks Ahead

  Glass Build America is a convention and exhibition for the glass industry and was held last week in Atlanta. While there was a lot of positivity among attendees and exhibitors, there is no doubt challenges are presenting themselves in the industry. Themes included the of growth of … [Read more...]

Best Back-Painted In The Biz

Let's face it. Fifteen  years ago, it was difficult to find backpainted glass in the United States. When you did find it, odds were you weren't dealing with a glass specialist. You'd get it from a painting operation. A guy who claimed he could paint anything. The result would be plagued with … [Read more...]