Organic Fused Glass – Coral or Lace?

There are several funny parts to this story about these fused glass pieces. First I made a dish years ago and used it as a napkin holder. And I loved it so much that I gave it to Sky for her new apartment. Below are pictures of it, in it’s new home.

Since I lost my napkin holder, I wanted to make me another one. I decided to use a mold I’ve never used before and I love it. It’s sitting on my table and I just freaking love it! Look at the iridized. It’s so fun and so pretty and I just can’t stop looking at it.

The second funny thing about this is Sharon from Tulip Gifts and Cards brought a sconce back to me because it had a small crack in it, so I put it up in our sitting room as a reminder to fix it. Well every time I walked into the room it caught my eye and even Dan was like wow that’s cool so I decided to make another one.

I never make just one, I made 3 fused glass sconces. Then I thought about what shapes would be best, obvious a sconce. I wish the pictures showed just how beautiful these pieces are. I really love them all. They all have iridized and they all have texture.

I also tried to make a wave, actually I made 2 waves but they didn’t want to stand, so I made it into a sconce. The last one I liked so much I decided to hang it. The interesting thing is because it has a shape it picks up the light more. But it doesn’t have to hang it can lay but doesn’t want to stand.

Lastly I don’t know what to call them they started out as “coral”, I’ve seen other places call something similar as lacy, but to me they are so much more than either. So I asked my husband what I should call them and he’s like I don’t know but they’re pretty. Then I asked Lela, and she said I don’t know but they are beautiful. So now I ask you what should I name this technique? Also I love the different shapes, which is your Favorite?

If you would like to see more of my fused glass work, please refer to my website Elegant Fused Glass by Karen. If you get a chance, check out all my sites; my Art fire Store, and my Elegant Fused Glass by Karen YouTube. If you would like to stay abreast of what I’m up-to and learn a little more about jewelry, check out our newsletter. It is published the last day of each month

I can’t wait to hear what you think about them.

Keeping my kiln warm,

Karen

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