Laura Holm's Profile
Hi and Welcome to JEWELS by L Designs♥
GLASS ♥ BETTER THAN DIAMONDS!
We are a husband and wife team (Laura & Aaron Holm) who play with fire! Our studio is in our garage and this is where we create the glass lampwork focal beads used in my jewelry designs. We are very fortunate to have such a creative outlet we can enjoy together.
The process of glass lampworking involves taking colored rods of glass and melting them onto a steel mandrel dipped in clay. Each little work of art is shaped, decorated and finished in the flame and then placed into a kiln (tiny oven) to anneal. The annealing process ensures strength and longevity of the glass beads. Aaron uses mostly borosilicate (hard/pyrex) glass while I use Moretti (soft) glass.
I use our glass beads to make one of a kind pieces of...
- Born on September 17
- Joined June 22, 2007