Unusual Paperweight by Hayley Gammon
Invest in something a little different, like this unusual paperweight! Let the artist create a handmade unusual paperweight, with your choice of colour.
A fun and useful glass ornament made with a blend of transparent and opaque glass with a pointed form that pulls the whirl of colour upwards towards the top. The lustrous colours within this unusual paperweight make it an ideal gift, or investment for any glass art lovers collection.
Light will bounce between the disparity of vibrant colour and crystal clear glass and you could spend hours twirling this wonderful piece around to see all the different aspects it has to offer.
Unusual Paperweight Artist
Hayley Gammon is an experienced glassblower who works across different environments, including teaching. Working up from volunteer assistance to full-time freelance glassblower after studying Three-Dimensional Design Specialising in Glass at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Now Hayley’s fantastic and bright work has won her a Finalist award for the Craft and Design Awards 2016. Fresh and innovative is the artist’s style, using a mixture of both modern and traditional. Hayley incorporates handmade glass blowing techniques with colourful designs into her yellow vessel and other pieces. Hot and cold glass techniques is used to give a wider range of designs.
Hayley explores the qualities of glass and expresses this with the use of bold colours. She also uses cutting and polishing processes to accentuate these aspects further. A recurring theme of contrast can be seen through all the pieces, focusing on transparent and opaque glass.
Glass art by Hayley covers both decorative artistic pieces, such as her bright drops, to practical paperweights and bowls.
The artists work is established in galleries and exhibitions. Hayley feels privileged to work in this industry and would not see herself doing anything else.