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Glass Focal pieces

Hello and welcome ;-) I am a lampwork and mixed media artist based in New Zealand. I have always been quite ‘arty’ and have enjoyed creating with various mediums, but never quite found my calling until I stumbled across flameworking – purely by accident. I took a stained glass workshop in 2007, just to try something different – and fell in love with the medium. I especially loved the satisfying ‘snap’ of a scored piece of glass and I left the class with many cuts, but also a thirst to know more on the subject. After the course, I went to the library and found all the books I could on glass. Amongst them was a book on flameworking by Elizabeth Mears. I was awestruck. It was my ‘eureka’ moment. I remember telling a friend that for the first time in my life I knew what I wanted to do as a career. I engrossed myself in the internet, researching the subject and started melting broken pieces of wine bottle on my husbands’ welders’ torch. I gave my early pieces away to friends and spurred on by their positive feedback, invested in proper equipment and supplies. Since then I have melted glass as often as I can and have my own glass studio, where I enjoy creating, teaching and working on new techniques. My work is usually made with COE104 glass (Effetre, CIM, Moretti etc), using layering and reaction techniques, I occasionally dabble in other COE glass and am looking to expand this area. All etched beads are coated with museum quality, archival wax to protect the glass. All beads and jewellery are my own designs, made and finished by me in my studio using only the finest supplies. All beads have been kiln annealed for strength and durability. If I am unable to do glasswork in my studio for whatever reason, I create in mixed media. My work is constantly evolving and depicts my journey in life and my passion for creating. Thank you for stopping by and taking a glimpse into my journey with me. I hope you enjoy my work and that I can light a passion for flamework in you also. Regards Claire
Added by GlassByClaire on 11/30/2012 11:46:53 PM
Glass Focal pieces

pendants

assorted ceramic pendants
Added by Valarie Garber on 11/22/2012 9:32:32 AM
pendants

Characters

Added by Glass By Girlfriday on 11/20/2012 11:35:52 PM
Characters

Valarie Garber's Gallery

Added by Valarie Garber on 11/19/2012 7:27:20 AM
Valarie Garber's Gallery

Handrawn Illustration of Fabric Purses

Added by Step. Cats on 11/12/2012 11:08:01 PM
Handrawn Illustration of Fabric Purses

Handmade & Handrawn Jewellery

Added by Step. Cats on 11/12/2012 11:05:18 PM
Handmade & Handrawn Jewellery
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