Gorgeous orange cream and turquoise plate with double-square embellishment. Will add the perfect accent to your dining room table. Similarly patterned plates and bowls can be purchased to create a set. It is the perfect hostess or special occasion gift (birthday, engagement, wedding, baby shower, or just because!). This piece required multiple firings - including both full and tack cushion, and cold work to smooth the edges. Approximately 18 hours. Measures10" x 5".
Fused glass is the heating of two or more pieces of glass in a kiln so that they melt together. I use two types of fusion - full and tack. Full fusion is the complete melding of multiple glass pieces into one. this method is done at very high temperatures. Tack fusion is a way of heating glass together in a way that retains depth and dimension to individual shapes. In either method, the kiln is typically heated to between 1292°F (700°C) and 1510°F (820°C). Each piece starts as a rectangular piece of glass. depending on the design, I hand cut every piece that goes into the final product. Some pieces are embellished with specialty crushed glass (frit), glass rods (murine), or other glass powders and paint. I also utilize different molds to achieve the final plate or vase design.