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Blown Glass Art Items - A brief History of Hand Blown Glass Origin

Blown Glass Art Items - A brief History of Hand Blown Glass Origin




Blown glass art items are of course made from blown glass. Glass blowing is a time honored technique that started during the Phoenecian era. It spread with the start and spread of the Roman Empire. Glass is made out of a variety of materials such as silica, and quartz. The products that comprise glass are heated to around 2500 degrees Fahrenheit. The glass in short is tempered down to the point of cooling in stages. While the glass is still hot, and has an orange glow in heat, the glassblower will use a long metal...


Hand Blown Glass Figurines - Three Reasons to Give Her a Beautiful Hand Blown Glass Figurine

 

 

With all the festivities just around the corner, what have you decided to get your lady love or that one special person? Are you still looking at giving a bunch of flowers or even a box of chocolates? Do you understand what the repercussion would be if your loved one is health and weight conscious? The least thing you will have to worry about is the whole box of chocolates landing on your head. Now, you can avoid such undesirable scenes and ensure that...


Rat killer - Mice Traps

Rat killer - Mice Traps

HAVE YOU HEARD AN UNEXPLAINED SCRABBLING IN YOUR LOFT, SEEN NIBBLED BITS OF PACKAGING AROUND THE HOUSE, OR FOUND DROPPINGS IN YOUR LARDER?

The long nights are upon us, Christmas is just around the corner, and we are all turning the heating up a little bit higher. This is the time of year you will find you are sharing your home with rodents.

Avid readers of my blog will remember a couple of years ago I received a call from my partner telling me a mouse was in our Christmas tree. Nobody’s house is immune to these pesky little rodents...


Hand Blown Glass Art and Sculpture

Hand Blown Glass Art and Sculpture

Hand blown and fused glass are one of the more difficult techniques of glass-making requiring years of training, precision and a dedication to the art. Once the glass has been shaped, it can be decorated using various finishing techniques. Our pieces are hand crafted either blown or fused and made of highest quality of materials. Hand crafted glass items are incredibly beautiful pieces of glass art, exhibiting both style and class bridging between form and functionality.

A History of Glass Blowing and Hand Blown Glass Vases

A History of Glass Blowing and Hand Blown Glass Vases

Glass blowing is an art form that has been around for a long time, but interest in it died down until the 1960s, when it underwent a renewal. There are lots of quality artisans blowing glass objects of all kinds. From hand blown glass vases to ornaments and other items, there are lots of options available for decorating your home. There's a real difference between hand blown and machine made art glass, so make sure you know what you're getting. Let's take a look at where these beautiful objects came from.