Glass Bowl with Orange, Cobalt Blue, and Black Murrine Stars
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This is a large glass bowl with cobalt blue, black, and orange stars. The stars are Murrine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murrine ) and there are numerous ones laid out around the bowl. Besides the stars, the bowl is clear and colorless. It is also a closed bowl and quite large. The stars are not 100% perfect but they are what would be expected of a hand blown bowl. (There is some distortion of the stars at the top and the bottom of the bowl). I created the bowl using hand glass blowing techniques. It is another one of those bowls that will steal stares and illicit conversations and it COULD be yours. Its dimensions are: 4.5″ height; 2.25″ wide at the mouth; 5” wide at the shoulder (the widest part of the bowl); and 3” at the base. Please be aware that any extraneous marks in the pictures (white or otherwise) may be due to light reflections, shadows, or dust particles and may NOT be a part of the glass itself.
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Closed bowls: http://etsy.me/1dvgIhr
Open bowls: http://etsy.me/185oGrQ
I create unique hand-blown glass vessels and artwork from molten glass and want to share them with you! In 2009, after having had obtained both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in molecular biology and after having worked in the field (with DNA) for 18+ years, I decided to take up glass blowing.
I was attracted to the art of glass blowing and to the beautifully colored things that one could make. I started taking classes and private lessons with private instructors and eventually was able to create glass vessels such as bowls, vases, and cups in various colors and designs as well as beautiful glass art starting from molten glass that is kept at 2100 degrees F. As a result, I amassed a fairly large collection of over 180 pieces of glass.
So I decided to share them with the public by selling them. I opened up “Elliott Glass Art” which is an online business. I have a personal web site that you are welcome to visit, a Facebook page and this Etsy shop that I have created.
So as not to totally forget my previous career in molecular biology, I will be undertaking an effort to construct the DNA molecule in glass, and specifically a gene that I sequenced in my previous career. Of course, I will continue to make vessels of bigger and more elaborate quality, and I want very much, to share them all with you.