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Holding and Grabbing Tools

This section includes all the tools you need to hold glass rods , vessel and marbles as well as grab.



Heat Resistant Tongs

These tongs are perfect for holding hot items when transferring them to the kiln or for holding blown beads while removing them from the blowpipe , they are more delicate on the glass than hot fingers and will cause less stress as they are gentle on the glass. Measuring 24cm long they a nice compact size.

V Necking Tool

This necking tool is great for boro tube and rod for creating very tight shaping and restrictions,  attached to a wooden base for stabilty the base measures 10cm x 9cm while the brass is 2mm thuck sheet measuring 8cm wide x 9cm high.

Tube/Rod Roller Tool

Launched at Flame Off 2017

Tube/Rod Roller Tool

Tungsten Tweezers Straight

Perfect for working in the flame as the tungsten will not stick to the glass.

Tungsten Tweezers Bent

Perfect for working in the flame as the tungsten will not stick to the glass.

Vessel & Marble Grabber

1" -1 3/4" sprung marble and vessel grabber.

Stainless Steel Tweezers

Stainless Steel tweezers

Stainless Steel Haemostatic

Stainless Steel Haemostatic with a Grooved End

Stainless Steel Mashers


Stainless Steel Masher Tweezer

Stainless Steel Stamp Tweezer  5-7mm width on the stamp head, 12cm length

Hot Fingers Small

The ends are turned in for better holding .

Large Inside/Out Hot Fingers

The ends are turned out to form a claw for holding tubes, vases and vessels from the inside.


Extra Large Inside Out Hot Fingers

New in stock

Stainless Steel Medium Wire Nose Tweezers with fibre Grip Handle

Stainless Steel Medium Wire Nose Tweezers 16.5cm length


3rd Hand Tool

The 3rd hand will hold upto 5 rods at a time and is 270mm wide with adjustable height and angle.It is finished in black and is made of 100% metal . 


Pin Vice

Multi-use tool.

Both ends have a separate collet which can be swapped, one end is up to 1mm and the other is up to 2.6mm.