Intro: Glass, Metals, Wood, Wire
(Photo by: Richard Church)
About this piece:
In jewelry making I use my own lamp worked glass beads, metals, wood, wire, found objects and findings for fastening. The glass is melted onto a mandrel and shaped mainly by gravity or forming against a metal or graphite block. The beads are allowed to cool slowly in insulating material and later cleaned and strung into necklaces, bracelets and matching earrings.