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Hey everyone!I'm currently working on a speaker that combines lava with sound - so it's actually the vibrations of the music that make the lava move.So far I've given a new form to the speaker where its been fused with acrylic and I will do testing with the lava over the next couple of days.I'd love to get some feedback about what you think so far - your thoughts and general goo wisdom is very welcome!Thanks :)…Continue
In my quest to figure out exactly what the original formula is, one thing I haven't figured out is why they used Kerosene in the mixture. It seems like it was a very small part of the mixture, something like 7% by volume.But what was the point? Did it act as a preservative, or enhance the flow, or help to bind everything together?Speculations?Continue
Well, never did i think after building the first Fantasia Cosmos 2 lamp that I would not only regret that sale but also the amount of requests I have gotten over the past few years from multiple sources to please build more. So I decided to invest in the project and have a whole new batch built, each one by me right here in my home, (4 total). My inspiration and motivation to build even the first one came from the endless hunt for a Cosmos lamp only to miss out on every opportunity that came my…Continue
Do you or someone you know lost interest in the lava lamp hobby?Preferably in or near the midwest USAI am a cash (or Paypal) buyer for the entire collectionOne lump sum and I'll take them allLavalabcreations@gmail.comContinue
Hey everyone, so I watched a Mathmos documentary, and they showed a part of the manufacturing process after everything was bottled up where they submerge the bottled in hot water to separate the liquids and remove wax sticking from the glass. So I have a bottle that has this issue, and I was wondering if anyone knew the temperature they heated the bottles up in that water treatment process.Continue
Does anyone know what type of lamp this is or how I could get it working again. I think it is French and form the 60/70s. I bought it c 1990. I took it out after 10 years just now and liquid bubbled around for 20 minutes when the light was on but then stopped.Does anyone know how I could replace the liquid?Many thanksContinue
The cord had no switch and the wiring was shoddy on the inside, so the cord was not original - can't use it to date it. The strain relief was not correct, and can't be used to date it.The cord exits very close to the base, which appears the same as early century types.The base is 2 piece, so that makes it an early version.No stickers under the cap.…Continue
I haven't posted here in quite some time, so I apologize if this has already been discussed. Is it just me or does it seem like Schylling is running Lava Lamp into the ground? The Lava Lamp website shows pretty much every product out of stock. I see that Schylling offers some lava lamps on their website, but the selection isn't that big. Moreover, Spencer's isn't offering many lava lamp selections on their website either. I would love to hear more input on this.Continue
To create a happy home we must pay attention to each part of the house. When you design a Vastu compliant house for your house in a way where the Vastu guidelines have been followed religiously from the…Continue
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Check out Martina's image collection of the cool lava lamps of the past (and a few of the present.) It's still growing! Go there
This is the almighty inventor, well sort of... You can catch up with Craven Walker and learn how these crazy lamps came to be. Go there
You're going to need a lot of beakers (or margarine bowls) if you're going to make your own lava lamp. Craven Walker dares you to try. Go there