It’s on like Donkey Kong again for this year’s Bradner Hall Craft Fair. Held at 5305 Bradner Rd, Abbotsford, BC from 10am to 3pm. I will be there with my glass goodies, warm wear, and handmade beeswax candles, ready to get YOU ready for Christmas!
Posts Tagged With: Lampwork
This is the other ring I made last week; Caliente glass again, but this time in bright citrus colours. The top bauble has a much clearer streak to it than the last.
Handmade completely out of Caliente glass. Has a great streaky quality to the band of the ring with a cloudy/agate look to the focal bauble at the top.
I went to the farm yesterday to work on some new beads. I think they’ll all end up in the ‘orphan’ bead jar, but it was the first time behind the torch in about 7 months…
Also, the plants are doing pretty well without me! Check out the rosemary! I came by this past Sunday to give Carlos a haircut – he enjoyed being sprayed down with the hose afterward!
Yup – I’m headed back to the farm again today to get my head back in the glass game. I’ve got a show coming up in about a week and a half and want to have a few new things to dazzle people with. It’s just too bad that my creativity is coinciding with a heat wave…
Glass. Fire. Lampwork.
I made handmade glass beads, commonly known as lampwork beads. It’s a thing…been around for a few thousand years now. I’m okay at it – by no means the best (my goodness, I know people who do this as their CAREER!), but I like to think I’m pretty good. I have all my fingers and toes, both of my eyes, and minimal scars from the occasional thermal shock making a bead snap apart like a dry twig.
I have a ‘real’ website that I hardly ever update since it requires I be at home, sitting at my computer, and concentrating. I can usually pull off one out of three. So I’ve made this website that I can link to my Twitter account (@fireiceglass), or that I can update from wherever I am at the moment. I already know it will be updated more than my ‘real’ website, but still probably not enough to get many followers. Basically, I’ll be updating for myself as motivation and you are all invited to come along for the ride!
Some of my work: