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Art Glass articles that cover the whole range of Art Glass in all its forms

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Chihuly Garden and Glass

The photos I snapped on my phone do not do any justice to the art glass displays here. There were so many enticing rooms and the place was a hurley-burley of awe-struck visitors. We had our young children with us, who were keen to get back outside to the playground and so we did not…

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Dale Chihuly Glass Art – Iconic Contemporary Glass Artist

Dale Chihuly Glass Art is quite simply, breath-taking. His bold, flamboyant and incredibly intricate glass sculptures are globally revered and recognised.   Chihuly Glass Art is displayed in over 200 museums and other exhibitions. Dale has also won numerous awards recognising his work and his contribution to glass artistry and specifically to blown glass. How…

Art Glass Designers – Remigijus Kriukas

Art Glass Designers, Remigijus Kriukas ​”If we were to name one artist that is the most visible and most respected glass celebrity in Lithuania today, it would certainly be Remigijus Kriukas. The main reason is his great knowledge of what glass is capable of, its extraordinary and irreproducible qualities that distinguish it from other materials.”…

Murano Glass, A History Of

Glassblowing has been present in Venice for over 1000 years.  It is believed that Glassmaking has existed since the 8th century and is the oldest operating glass blowing community in the world.  It was Europe’s first major glass making center. Venice in the late 13th Century was predominantly made up of wooden structures.  The glass…

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Keepsake Urns – Commemorating Loved Ones in Style

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” A quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Unfortunately, it is true; we cannot avoid either. Although some people in this world seem to be doing a good job of avoiding the latter! But I digress, as this blog is about keepsake urns.…

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Modern Glass Art: An Introduction

The work of modern glass artists can change hands for astonishing amounts of money, and it’s often amazing to see just how innovative and beautiful the glass-based works being produced by today’s leading pioneers are. Art Glass can also be a great art investment for the future. Fewer and fewer creative restrictions The ability to…

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Handblown Art Glass

Though the history of glassblowing stretches back to the middle of the 1st century BC, the last six decades have seen the practice of blowing glass for artistic purposes evolve hugely. The world of handblown art glass has advanced significantly since the start of the studio glass movement in the early 1960s. Harvey Littleton is…

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