While occasionally recycled beer and wine bottles are used, the majority of the work is made using the waste glass of other glass studios. Scrap glass that would otherwise be destined for the dump.
It is customary for glass shops to turn the melting furnace to a higher temperature (2300 degrees or more) to fine out the glass and reduce bubbles. Our glass however is melted at working temperature (about 1950 degrees), with the hopes of leaving as many small bubbles as possible. In doing so, imparting a characteristic fabulously flawed look to each glass.
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