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Rico Delux is the collaboration in glass creations from Tim Siemon and Janie Trainor.

Tim is a talented and experienced glassblower. Blowing glass has been a treasured avocation for Tim for over 30 years. Tim was looking for new ways to get hot glass in his life. He learned beadmaking and set up a home studio. When he showed me how to melt the glass into beads, I was immediately hooked. That was 2008.

Since then we have been taking turns at the torch melting glass, always learning, irritated that we have to stop for things like eating, sleeping, contributing in a positive way to society, etc. I make jewelry with our beads. In addition to making beads, Tim makes marbles, sacred hearts, ornaments and other fanciful objects of glass. Except for the marbles and sphere-shaped beads, most of our beads are shaped by hand marving and…

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  • Joined January 11, 2012

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Lampwork jewelry, marbles, beads and more

About

Rico Delux is the collaboration in glass creations from Tim Siemon and Janie Trainor.

Tim is a talented and experienced glassblower. Blowing glass has been a treasured avocation for Tim for over 30 years. Tim was looking for new ways to get hot glass in his life. He learned beadmaking and set up a home studio. When he showed me how to melt the glass into beads, I was immediately hooked. That was 2008.

Since then we have been taking turns at the torch melting glass, always learning, irritated that we have to stop for things like eating, sleeping, contributing in a positive way to society, etc. I make jewelry with our beads. In addition to making beads, Tim makes marbles, sacred hearts, ornaments and other fanciful objects of glass. Except for the marbles and sphere-shaped beads, most of our beads are shaped by hand marving and tools, so that's the variance you will see in our beads. I like the whimsical, organic effect this makes. (Check out Rico Delux on FaceBook to see some of them.)

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