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Lunar Lovers for Lavalamp Lava Lamp Crestworth Mathmos

This group I have made on Facebook..
I would like to dedicate this group to and for all current and future fortunate owners of Crestworth and Mathmos Lunar Lava lamps.
My goal is to collect as many information as possible about Lunar Lavalamps...
I would like to ask anyone to tribute as much as they know...
Thank you very much...

Added by MCJ van Aken on January 4, 2020 at 6:21am — No Comments

SAVOY !!!!

Found this today, it is showing signs of life!!

Added by JohnL on October 20, 2019 at 8:00pm — 8 Comments

Mathmos Factory visit pt 2

Wow! Almost 10 years to the day since our last visit, this time to their premises on an industrial estate, unit 2 at Poole in sunny Dorset. We were lucky enough to go to the original Sterte Avenue West premises back in September 2009.

Once again I must say, the staff there were most accommodating and friendly. Took some pics of their amazing lava lamp line up including Astros, Telstar and Neos both table and wall varieties and enjoyed looking at the whole range including Space…


Added by Modulo '70 on October 5, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Looking for a very specific Lava Lamp and willing to pay $$$

Hello everyone, I hope I'm posting this to the right forum right now, just found out about this site, while on a mission.

If anyone see's this torchiere Lava lamp, and are willing to sell, I am more than willing to buy it off someone, for a reasonable price, I understand it's hard to find, but I've been looking everywhere for it. 

My roommate had one when she was young and live with her abusive mother, about every week her mom would go through her room and trash and…


Added by Eric Aguirre on September 28, 2019 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Glitter Graphics - Rolls Royce details

Have you noticed how often you see the Rolls Royce Glitter Graphic shown with a blank area where the Poverty Sucks line should be? (Left hand base in photo)

These five GGs show the variants I've seen...

Centre base is the Mark 1 version with POVERTY SUCKS printed on the screen in caps.

The second…


Added by Pharos on April 4, 2019 at 7:09am — 1 Comment

Looking for information on this lamp

.saw this lamp on eBay, I was under the impression that the Carlisle only came in three colors with a gold base. ive seen wizard lamps with similar color schemes but never a Carlisle. Was thinking it was custom painted but there are 2 for sale on eBay for different sellers. I don't plan to buy it cause it's a little pricey was just curious.…


Added by Cliff Futrell on March 15, 2019 at 11:31am — 3 Comments

Fantasia Glitter Graphics

The series was produced by Fantasia in 1980, featuring these images (plus three words-only executions by another designer).The elusive "Big Rig" is a computer-generated recreation from the only known black-and-white range photo...

The colour border (from the "Rolls Royce") has been added to differentiate it from the real thing…


Added by Pharos on December 22, 2018 at 1:06pm — 2 Comments

Looking for a color wheel motor

Hello people of the Goo variety, I my self like the lava lamps, but my true love is the fiber optic lamps..

Now i am hoping to get another motor for my color wheel on my Fantasia Love Bug.,

Does not have to be original motor, but the color wheel does need to fit into it of course.

Now if some one out there has an old love bug that the spray is cactus, or is no longer wanted, i will buy the motor from them ?

Or if some one knows  of a good change over one, could…


Added by Tony Buck on December 3, 2018 at 1:52am — 6 Comments

Sun Fading

This is my first try at sun fading a lamp, I couldn't believe how fast the blue faded. just took about four hours in the sun. The bottle was a white/blue bottle from 1994 that I had found at my local thrift store. You can't tell from the photo, but the wax had started to turn an off yellowish color which turned orange near the base of the bottle when running. This picture was taken after I had transferred the contents to the Carlisle bottle. The wax is now red with yellow liquid, but due to…


Added by Zachary on October 3, 2018 at 8:45pm — 4 Comments

All that Glitters is Gold

Seems to me like the popular gold bases with the holes should of been glittered.  It didn't take long to paint, partlly because the Rust-Oleum spray nozzle stopped working after half the can maybe less.  But it was good enough and looked great after a couple coats of clear coat.

II sealed the bottom of the lid with poster putty and masking…


Added by Peter Piper on September 13, 2018 at 10:41pm — 2 Comments

Customizing a black base/top

I found a couple lava lamps at a goodwill one is smaller with cloudy clear liquid and navy blue lava on a brushed silver base. the one I'm planning on fixing up is a midnight from 1999.

When checking the liquid out in the parking lot, it looked like it barely had a tint of the old mason jars that are blueish green. but it was practically clear. the lava is white. when I had the chance I switched my two globes and it now has the blue/purple globe…


Added by Peter Piper on August 27, 2018 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Cloudy and New

I'm new here and a newbie collector, but have always had some type of lava since childhood. Searched site and still had a question. Is it possible to still have a cloudy lava lamp arrive via shipping, that is brand new from a know company, or is this never the case and I was mislead?


Added by Jennifer on July 27, 2018 at 4:07pm — 1 Comment

Bubbles in my wax

I've tried melting the wax to get the bubbles out .

What am I doing wrong ?

Also what causes these? …


Added by Becks Hayes on May 4, 2018 at 7:01pm — 2 Comments

Can any one identify this lava lamp? .

I have had it several years and don't even remember where I got it from. I fluid was evaporating and I thought maybe I could get it running again. After 3-4 attempts I decided the wax was any good and after the wax stuck to the sides and cleaning it there was…


Added by June C Flesner-Becker on April 18, 2018 at 7:19pm — 3 Comments

My Nov 73 Coachlite

Its quite cloudy.  I've been running it a bit and believe it or not it is getting better, Lets see how it looks in a few weeks..

Added by JohnL on February 17, 2018 at 10:27am — 3 Comments

A New Contender!

Stumbled upon a cool new desk toy/lamp that some of you may find-a-fancy for! I may have to get behind this project!

Aquarius Lamp

Added by VOXul on January 26, 2018 at 5:07pm — 4 Comments

Disclaimer regarding making your own lava lamp


1. The lava lamp patent is held by Haggerty Enterprises, Inc. in the United States and by Mathmos in England. This site, Oozing Goo, does not condone making lava lamps for selling or profitting in any other way.

2. The materials in the various formulas listed on this site may be very dangerous. Be careful and excercise proper handling while working with these chemicals. Stick to the…


Added by Mark Goo on January 3, 2018 at 11:56am — No Comments

Lava Lamp Icon Chester for sale with proper everything but no box.

Hey guys so I ran across a deal on the Chester lava lamp. I haven't picked it up yet but I was wondering if you guys might be interested in buying it before I do? 

Ill provide pictures if needed. 

Added by kevin pedro on January 1, 2018 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Fantasia 4000 Spray

I'm having absolutely no luck finding a Spray for my fantasia sunburst 4000.  Does anybody know where I could find a replacement.   I have the base already..  thank you in advance

Added by Sherri Bolton on December 6, 2017 at 4:21pm — 2 Comments

Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp TLC advice needed

Hi all.

I have managed to obtain a working Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp but would appreciate some advice from someone with experience of workings as it need a little TLC.

Can anyone help with the following:

I have the glass colour wheel but it is broken, any one know how to find a replacement or best way to make one.

What is the best polish for the dome.

Which way should the fan operate, blow up or suck down.

Anyone know of a spare stand or…


Added by Bob Hughes on December 4, 2017 at 8:41am — 9 Comments

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