Ditch the cheapo-creepy plastic pumpkins and trash those tacky fake cobwebs. We invite you to view these artful decorations that are so elegant that you’ll want to keep them on display all year long. Check out the video at the bottom of this post…
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Scientific Glass Blower Jason Probstein
Jason Probstein is a lampworker and scientific glass blower who lives here in Asheville, North Carolina. He uses Corning Pyrex glass tubing and rods to create his wonderful artwork. He uses a 3000 degree torch to heat and shape his glass art into strong and very durable pieces like ornaments and goblets. (more…)
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It is always interesting to us, to learn how an artist gets started in this wonderful industry. But of all the stories we have heard over the years, Terri’s is one of the most unique — Terri started her glassblowing career in 2006, when her husband gifted her with a glassblowing class!
Naturally Terri thought he was nuts but hey since the class included a week-long stay at a really nice hotel NOT to mention it had a non-refundable class fee – she went along with it.
As you can see from the images below that one glassblowing class got her completely hooked and so began her career as a glassblower. (more…)