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Glass Vessel at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium

Core Formed Glass Vessel at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium Mistress Sorcha taught a two part class on making core formed glass vessels.  In the first part we prepared different types of cores to shape the glass around.  We used large mandrels, steel wool and a mixture of manure, clay and sand achat…

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Enameling at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium

Enameling at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium Enameling, as I learned it in two classes at The Known Wold Metal & Glass Symposium, is placing powdered glass on copper and heating it until it melts.  Both classes that I attended were on Cloisonne Enameling, which involves bending wires to the shape that you…

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Metal Book

I was inspired to make this little book with metal covers after seeing an image of a book on a necklace.  I thought this would be a perfect project to try out my throatless shear.  The book is about 1 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ and made from 16 gauge brass.  The ring and dot pattern…

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