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Glue for Nightlights and Luminaries
I have been making fused glass nightlights and luminaries for several months. The glass instructor at the local glass shop advised me to use silicone caulk as my adhesive because of its "moisture" resistance since many nightlights and luminaries are used in bathrooms. I started doing this - seemingly successfully at first - but now I find that the base clips come off when I try to attach the clip to the nightlight base. I'm afraid that even if I can get the base on successfully, the glue will fail when it's in a wall socket and the glass will not survive a fall of this kind.
Does anyone on the forum make and sell nightlights and luminaries and, if so, what kind of glue do you use? I use E6000 for my pendant bails, but I have to say that even though I use my dremel to rough up the glass and the bail, put the glue on with a toothpick, wait a few minutes to press together, and then leave them alone for 24-48 hours, I still get a failure rate of 5-10% on my pendants as well. So I'm hesitant to use the E6000 on the nightlights.