Making a letter murrini involves many steps and many hours to complete. Another thing this takes a lot of, glass. Lots and lots of glass.
A couple days ago I was lucky enough to get a conversation on Etsy showing off one of my long tube beads.
I dug through my ever-growing stash of semi-precious stones, sterling findings, seed beads, constantly getting side tracked by shiny things, before settling on several options.
Creativity in action. Sneak peek at necklace design in progress.
My bead stock has reached critical mass! I am blowing them out at unbelievable prices. Most are being listed for 50-70% less than I normally sell them for at my shows and online.
I came across an old video I made in 2010 of me blowing a glass vessel during one of my live studio broadcasts. I thought it would be fun to bring it back to the light as I am sure there are plenty of lampwork artists out there who would find this tutorial of sort very helpful in getting started with blowing glass vessels on a torch. An artist can never have too many skills in their bag of tricks, right?
Seeing this old video brought back some good memories of my old studio. I now feel the need to start blowing my little vessels again.
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