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making glass strawsPlain and simple, here’s how and why they work:

  • Glass straws don’t leach toxins into your food as you drink.
  • Each time you use your glass straw equals one less plastic straw ending up in your landfill.
  • One glass straw replaces thousands of plastic straws. (How many times will you use a straw the rest of your life?)
  • Using your glass drinking straw adds a feeling of beauty to your day.

GlassDharma glass drinking straws are:

  • Made of Borosilicate glass. A type of glass with the main ingredients of silica and boron oxide. Borosilicate glass is well known for having very low thermal expansion, making it resistant to thermal shock, more so than any other common glass. Borosilicate glass was first developed by Otto Schott in the late 19th century. Borosilicate glass is often used for high-quality beverage glassware (a popular brand name is Pyrex). Borosilicate glass has increased durability along with microwave/dishwasher compatibility." borosilicate tubing and is the strongest glass commercially available.
  • Annealed. Annealing is a heat treatment process wherein a material such as glass is altered, causing changes in its properties such as strength and hardness. It is a process that produces conditions by heating and maintaining a suitable temperature, and then cooling at specific rates. Annealing is used to relieve internal stresses, refine the structure and improve cold working properties." Annealed to Corning, Inc. specifications (a process that strengthens the glass).
    So you can have confidence you are purchasing the highest quality glass straws available.
  • Toxin Free. Made of glass which does not leach ANY TOXINS into your food.
    So you can use your non-toxic straws with confidence.
  • Elegant. Created with the beauty and elegance that only glass can give.
    You’ll feel like royalty – with a touch of ‘glass’.
  • Safe. A great environmental addition to your kitchenware.
    Great for hot or cold drinks, microwave and dishwasher safe!!
  • Covered with our unbelievable Lifetime Guarantee Against Breakage.
    Means that if they ever break, we’ll replace them - Free,
    (Why do we do this?)

  • Hand-made in the U.S.A.
    Buying from GlassDharma means that your dollar is not going off-shore - it stays right here in the U.S.A.