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I am a glass artist. I work with glass in all methods from stained glass to fusing to borosilicate. Every piece is custom made by hand. No two piece are ever the same! I also take orders, so if there's something you want but don't see, please never hesitate to contact me!


Fused glass is a term used to describe glass that has been fired (heat-processed) in a kiln at a range of high temperatures from 593 °C (1100 °F) to 816 °C (1500 °F).

Dichroic glass was developed over 100 years ago. In recent years it was perfected by NASA for use as a filter on the windows of the space shuttles. It has the unusual property of reflecting one color (when placed against a dark background), while transmitting another (when held up to the light).

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  • Born on February 13
  • Joined April 28, 2009

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About

I am a glass artist. I work with glass in all methods from stained glass to fusing to borosilicate. Every piece is custom made by hand. No two piece are ever the same! I also take orders, so if there's something you want but don't see, please never hesitate to contact me!


Fused glass is a term used to describe glass that has been fired (heat-processed) in a kiln at a range of high temperatures from 593 °C (1100 °F) to 816 °C (1500 °F).

Dichroic glass was developed over 100 years ago. In recent years it was perfected by NASA for use as a filter on the windows of the space shuttles. It has the unusual property of reflecting one color (when placed against a dark background), while transmitting another (when held up to the light).

Dichroic has a shimmering effect similar to the iridescence observed in an opal. Quite simply, different colors can be viewed in dichroic glass by examining it at different angles. The colors are brilliant, saturated wavelengths of light, making them exciting additions to jewelry and decorative houseware items.

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