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Janet,Dennis and Gayle have been melting glass into lampwork beads for over 6 years,often working collaboratively on designs for bead series and jewelry. Their designs are inspired by both the natural world and by graphic arts and textiles:they find creative sources in wild flowers, seascapes,deserts and graphic art displays. They are always discovering something new at the torch--using a wide selection of glasses allows for endless creativity, and the "invariable" accidents of producing complex glass beads that sometimes pushes their work in a whole new direction. Their beads are produced from Moretti, Lauscha, Vetrofond, Reichenbock, Bullseye and Dicrohic and other soft glasses from around the world. Each Bead is also annealed in a kiln at over 900 degrees creating a strong and resilient bead. They have sold their glass works widely throughout North America and Europe,Asia and Australia to professional jewelry makers. Donations to…

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  • Joined August 2, 2010

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Janet,Dennis and Gayle have been melting glass into lampwork beads for over 6 years,often working collaboratively on designs for bead series and jewelry. Their designs are inspired by both the natural world and by graphic arts and textiles:they find creative sources in wild flowers, seascapes,deserts and graphic art displays. They are always discovering something new at the torch--using a wide selection of glasses allows for endless creativity, and the "invariable" accidents of producing complex glass beads that sometimes pushes their work in a whole new direction. Their beads are produced from Moretti, Lauscha, Vetrofond, Reichenbock, Bullseye and Dicrohic and other soft glasses from around the world. Each Bead is also annealed in a kiln at over 900 degrees creating a strong and resilient bead. They have sold their glass works widely throughout North America and Europe,Asia and Australia to professional jewelry makers. Donations to charities is a favorite thing to do and they enjoy creating and sharing their beads and jewelry with others who love the beauty of glass.

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