(Mary Ann) Toots Zynsky produces ultra thin glass threads on a self-constructed machine. Eight kilometers of thread or more are worked into one piece of art. “The threads are layed on top of each other in beaming color combinations, fused together with the fusion technique, and in the end allowed to slump onto forms of different shapes in many succeeding processes” Click pin to see more images.
Jade Tree Vase by KatzGlassDesign "Specialize in designing contemporary art glass sculpture The Tree Vase is hand blown and slowly brought down to room temperature in the annealing oven for several days. Once the vase is at room temperature, Bernard hand etches each tree branch. The final step involves coating the glass and signing each vase." Inspiration for Swallowtail necklace.