A study in contrasts, these large bowls have both a sense of weight and lightness to them. With a thick, luminous exterior and chunky pops of color throughout, its heavy first impression is balanced with the clear, polished rim. Peer inside for a kaleidoscope of color and light.
Fused and slumped bowl using assorted color glass murrinis.
Top edge ground and polished.
Fused and Slumped Glass.
by Mark Weiner (Mark + Michiko)
Use glass cleaner on top/inside surface. Never wash under the running water.
Light well with natural or directed interior lighting for maximum effect.
Step 1 - Pulling canes (solid glass rod) vertically.
Step 2 - Chopping canes to small pieces.
Step 3 - Laying patterns.
Step 4 - Fusing in the kiln.
Step 5 - Grinding the top.