Rickie Bansbach's Profile
I've been making stained glass items, using the Tiffany copper foil method, since the early 1980's. At first I just wanted to see if I could do it because I love stained glass. I love the look of it, the way it feels and the weight of it. When the sun shines through the glass it seems to make the colors come alive!
When I came to realize I could I'd often make things to decorate my own home, to give to my children or give as gifts for birthdays, Christmas or housewarmings. These gifts always seem to be appreciated. My Mom loved them.
Of course, stained glass things can be quite expensive. Putting it out of reach of alot of people. But my philosophy, I guess you could say, would be that it's a beautiful, colorful medium with a rich history, and everybody should have some!
I concentrate primarily on smallish items, putting…
- Born on March 6
- Joined November 9, 2011