Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate

After extensive testing,  I'm now offering many NEW glitter colors in clear fast liquid.  They are gorgeous!  Here are a few of the options.  I'll post them all below in this discussion and in my videos.

I've also developed replacement slow glitter formulas for the Florence Art, Heat Tapes, Mastercrafters, and Crestworth glitter lamps of the 60s and 70s.  The liquid in these formulas is non-flammable, non-combustible, and much less toxic than the fast, solvent-based liquid. 

To simplify things, both fast and slow glitter liquid are now available at the same prices.  Here are some FAQs on the glitter liquid.

I fill all orders on a first come, first served basis.  I do all of the work by hand and take care to ensure quality.  Please allow 2-3 weeks from payment for delivery.


Fast or Slow Glitter Liquid In Containers 

$25 for one quart container (fills 32 oz globe)

$23 each for two or more.

$40 for two quart containers (fills 52 oz globe)

$37 each for two or more.

$140 for eight (8) quart containers (fills 250 oz Grande)

$115 for six (6) quart containers (fills 175 oz Lunar)

32 OZ LAVA GLOBE: ADD $10 each

52 OZ LAVA GLOBE: ADD $15 each *Very Limited Supply

NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE for refilling 32oz and 52oz globes that you supply!

ALL PRICES INCLUDE SHIPPING to USA Lower 48!  International, please contact me for a quote.

I prefer payment with Paypal.  My Paypal account is kirkolson@mac.com. 

If you need liquid to refill other size globes or you have vintage globes you’d like me to refill, please contact me for a quote.  My prices are very reasonable.

I no longer refill and ship Grande-sized globes, but I have excellent instructions with pictures if you want to refill a Grande with my containers of liquid. 


FAST GLITTER Liquid Color choices: Blue, Green, Red, Purple, Light Blue, Yellow, Orange, Teal, Pink, and Clear 

FAST GLITTER Glitter choices in Colored Liquid:

  • Small Silver Holographic Hexagonal – Looks best in 32oz and 52oz globes
  • Medium Silver Holographic Square – Looks best in 32oz and 52oz globes
  • Large Silver Holographic Square – Looks best in Lunar, Grande, Gemlites, 52oz globes
  • Short Silver Holographic Strand – Looks best in 32oz and 52oz globes
  • Long Silver & Colored Holographic Strand - Looks best in 32oz, 52oz, and Grande globes (use 15watt, 25watt, 40watt bulbs)

*NEW* FAST COLORED GLITTER choices in Clear Liquid:

  • Small Hexagonal: Gold (Holo), Green (Holo), Pink (Holo), Sky Blue (Holo), Ocean Blue (Holo), Navy (Holo), Turquoise, Lavender, Violet (Holo), Orange (Holo), Copper (Holo), Multicolor (Holo)
  • Small Squares: Violet (Holo), Pink (Holo), Sky Blue (Holo), Green (Holo), Gold (Holo), Navy (Holo), Silver (Holo)
  • Small Dots: Green (Holo), Pink (Holo)
  • Medium Dots: Gold (Holo), Ocean Blue (Holo), Silver (Holo)

SLOW GLITTER Liquid Color choices: Blue, Green, Red, Purple, Light Blue, Yellow, Orange, Teal, Pink, and Clear

SLOW GLITTER Glitter choices: 

  • Small Silver Flakes – Best for Florence Art, Heat Tapes, Mastercrafter’s Clocks, Consorts, and 32 oz globes
  • Very Small Silver Flakes -- Best for Crestworth Glitterlite, Lava Lite Glitter Lite
  • *NEW* Small Metallic Gold Multicolor -- Best for Glitterama 

All liquid is non-combustible and non-flammable.  

The slow glitter liquid is very low in toxicity.

The fast glitter liquid is solvent-based and should be treated with caution. Use safety goggles and gloves when working with the liquid, and make sure your work area is well ventilated — turn on a fan. 

Use a funnel when pouring the liquid into your globes.  Promptly close your bottle openings with the plug and cap provided.


My shipping address is: 

Kirk Olson

For USPS: PO BOX 1188

For UPS, FEDEX: 11228 Parsons Rd

Manor, TX 78653


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1. Brad - Blue Liquid and Glitter for Grande (Not Started)

2. Claude - (5) 32oz (shipped), Alien (In Progress), 52oz(shipped), Grande (In Progress)

3. Gay - (2) 52oz (Shipped)

4. Josh - Several refills for Florence lamps, 52s, 32s, Glitter, Caps (Not Started)


Kirk, have sent you an email! Andy

I'm back!  It looks like I've got a back log of requests.  I'm in the process of responding to emails.  I'll get to everyone as soon as possible.

One thing to report: the yellow and pink dyes are not currently available.  I'm currently testing them for stability.

Great you're back, buddy!!!   Got your orange glitter globe on my Pumpkin Icon and the green globe with long strand gold glitter on the Alien Icon for Halloween.   They look very nice as does the "Snowstorm Grande" runnin in the background!!  

Hi! Im new here, and in need of liquid and glitter for my dads old glitter lamp  (a continental Im told) it used to have square silver glitter that is long disintegrated and the old (im sure very dangerous) liquid had evaporated. So I've got a working empty amp sitting on a 15 watt bulb. It holds about 800ML of liquid. Can anyone help me return it to its former glory?

I'd be happy to help you bring your Continental back to it's former glory.  I have a Gemlite Continental, and I love it!

Is the mylar red/green/blue/yellow still attached and in good condition on the bottom of the bottle?

No, the glitter is kaput, I'm open to replacing it with glitter like the original, or something different. But I definitely want it to be large. As a kid I think it was silver or gold maybe? im open to suggestions, also my top is missing, so gotta figure that out too

I lost count as to the amount of lamps I have from Kirk.

Absolutely stunning work~!

Videos and pictures do not do them justice

Thanks for the kind words, Claude.

I know many of you are wondering when is Kirk going to send me an invoice or get my order filled.  Well, it's been a combination of IT projects (my real work) and recreating the Glitterlite formula (hobby).  

While the real work has had its challenges and disappoints lately, I'm happy to say that the hobby is very fulfilling.  I think I have a very close facsimile of the original Crestworth Glitterlite formula - less those annoying small silver squares.

Here's a photo of the original:

Here is my Glitterlite formula in Amber and Sky Blue - same self-starting, slow flow as the original.

Those look quite superb, Kirk...I thought the Glitterlite formula was lost forever, many congratulations.

(Will PM)

After several months of testing, I now have several *NEW* glitter options.  They all run in clear, fast liquid.

First up: Gold, Green, Pink, Ocean Blue, and Multicolor.

These are some excellent colors, Kirk!

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