Lauren Becker's Profile
All of my work is made from reclaimed window glass that has been slump fired (heated to it's softening point) in my kiln.
I use my dishes every day,for everything: breakfast, lunch & dinner. The bowls are great for salads, pasta, or as fruit bowls to leave out on the counter top. The "everyday" pieces can be put in the dishwasher, although I turn off the “heat to dry” setting, & hand wash the larger sized serving platters
I use mine in the microwave, for short settings.
The reason I choose to work with window glass, as opposed to other types of glass, is that it is mostly overlooked, as far as recycling programs are concerned.
Most recycling centers accept only bottles/jars, since only container glass has a "standardized" expansion coefficient.
Window glass (also known as ‘plate glass’) has a...
- Joined August 22, 2010