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Small Glass Murrine Bud Vase

Loretta Forde

$64.50

Vibrantly colored sandblasted glass bud vase with murrine.

  • Approximately 4.5″tall x 3″wide
  • Each piece is unique, expect slight differences
  • Made in NC
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Loretta Forde

We make a range of items from beautiful functional work, to one of a kind pieces. Techniques vary from blown glass and solid work, to sandblasted, neon and fluorescent glass. Our production items include tumblers, vases, paperweights and seasonal ornaments. Our larger work includes decorative plates, bowls, lamps and unique plasma sculptures to round out our wide variety of work.

Description

Murrine are colored images made in a glass cane that are revealed when the cane is cut into thin cross-sections.  Artist Loretta Forde scatters pieces of murrine on a marver (steel table) which she picks up on the surface of a partially-blown glass ball. Further heating, and shaping on the marver incorporates the murrine completely into the glass, creating a random arrangement of murrine.

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