Glass Disks

I have been a long time fan of famous glass mastermind Chihuly. I saw his work for the first time in a garden exhibit on an overseas trip to London with my mom. We were in complete awe over just how majestic and fanciful it all was.

What really captured my heart was the masterpiece on display at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. I could have camped out on the floor and stared at the ceiling all day long if they would have let me.

I cannot deny the influence it has had on my own glass work - though on a much smaller scale. No room for crucibles and glassblowing equipment in my tiny urban home studio.

My latest obsession is making glass disk beads and then wire-wrapping them into earrings. So much fun color and movement packed into such a tiny little package. They remind me of the colorful blown glass disks I love so much. Pretty sure I am going to be making these in every color combination possible.

Some of these already listed in my Etsy shop. Others will be there soon. And many more still to come because this design is just way too much fun!


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