Hot glass

Thanks to the kindness of my wife I got to spend some time working with Aaron Gross in his glass studio last weekend. Here is what he helped me make:

The main reason I mention all this here is because of this piece:

which is my first attempt at recreating this 15th century German glass:

Judging by other similar works of the era there was a lot of variety in the exact shape that folks were OK with, so I'm not to upset that the profile isn't identical. They did seem to like the swirled optical mold effect that my glass has.


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