I Love Glass
My fascination with glass began as a child collecting a glass menagerie of animals that worked its way through adulthood. I remember gazing through a glass pane coveting those beautiful glass objects and really not knowing why they intrigued me so. I watched as an artist sculpted them through fire, twisting and turning until a delicate masterpiece formed before my eyes. I was hooked for life in the appreciation of glass manipulation.
Fast forward to a stint in stained glass making which satisfied that yearning until my space was lost to life happenings.
Enter years later, a friend with her own studio with an extensive stained glass background along with glass fusing knowledge who gave me the fundamental beginnings to my own glass fusing experience.
Now, with my own kiln, I am free to experiment and am in only the beginnings of my meandering with glass.
Whether slumping (forming glass over a molded object) or simply fusing glasses together to receive unexpected surprises to their interaction, there is a science and an art to each process. Cleaning, preparing the kiln shelves and/or molds, devising a firing schedule with slow heating and holding times, to cooling slowly and annealing (to insure less chance of breakage,) to simply waiting for the piece to naturally cool to room temperature. No matter what I am melting, the wait until actually glimpsing the much anticipated finale is the most difficult part of the process.
And, surprisingly, I kind of feel a little bit like that guy I watched in awe so very long ago.
Owner, Designer, Maker, Curator
I love creating. Pure and simple. Whether I am creating glass pieces, making jewelry, doing graphic design, sewing, crafting, or making a life for my family, creativity is what it's all about!
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
- Money Order
- Other Method
1. Direct Check Out
-Go to www.amazonpayments.com
-Log-in with your regular Amazon account
-Send money (same as PayPal) via my email address: lyndeni [!at] gmail.com.
4. (US Only) Money Order
If you are a local customer and wish to pay by cash and arrange a pick up of your purchase, please select "other" in payment options then convo me for arrangements. There will be no shipping fee.
I ship small items first class, generally with delivery confirmation. If you need an item quicker, or wish to add insurance, convo me and I will adjust your shipping amount.
Bottles are shipped priority in a flat rate box. Any overages charged will be refunded to you upon shipping.
Shipping address used is the one that is registered through Etsy so please be certain it is up to date. If you wish me to send to a different address, please make note on the comments to seller at check out. Also indicate if it is a gift and I will not include the invoice. (And I will make the packaging extra pretty!)
Shipments will go out within 3-5 business days of order.
Your purchase will be pleasantly packaged and shipped in an appropriate container for the contents, usually in a bubble wrap envelope but will be boxed as needed. At times, I will use recycled shipping materials (saving the earth a little bit at a time) but if you prefer a new container, let me know.
Please note that International buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.