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Asheville Glass blower Asheville Glass blower, 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. Scientific […]
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Classy Halloween Decor Ideas for your Halloween bash Ready for some really awesome hand blown glass pumpkins?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 […]
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Ceramic Indoor Nativity Scene Indoor Nativity Sets (Christmas Manger Scenes) by Sondra Hastings These Ceramic Indoor Nativity Scene sets let you bring the magic and wonder of Christmas into your home, or office. The “starter” set includes just Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus. What is a nativity scene or set? According to Wikipedia, “Nativity […]
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Glassblowing by Asheville Artist Terri Sigler Traditional Glassblowing It is always interesting to us, to learn how an artist gets started. But of all the stories we have heard over the years, Terri Sigler’s is one of the most unique: according to Terri she started her journey into traditional glassblowing in 2006, when her husband gifted her […]
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Handcrafted Glass Ornaments, Goblets & Fine Glass Art Live Glass blowing Demos in Asheville by Nationally Known Scientific Glassblower Jason Probstein. Jason once again will be showcasing his awesome techniques during a series of live holiday demonstrations hosted at the Mountain Made Art Gallery from now until Dec 21, 2015. For demo schedule > Live Glassblowing Demos
“Are you part of a non-profit or some other Asheville art organization or group?” NOTE: Here at the gallery, we frequently get questions about who we are and why we do things the way that we do. This blog post is just one of a series of answers to these commonly …Read More »
Asheville Glass blower Asheville Glass blower, 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 …Read More »
Simplify Gift Giving Unique Holiday & Christmas Gifts from Mountain Made Art Gallery … How to simplify gift giving? The other week two women were shopping in our store, when the one with dark hair called out to the other and asked, “What do I have to look for again?” …Read More »
Handcrafted Silver Jewelry Silversmith and jewelry designer Candy Emerson says, “Handcrafting jewelry makes me smile! Look at the titles of career self-help books and the message is to follow your passion, do what you love and determine the color of your parachute. So, I moved to the beautiful Asheville, NC …Read More »
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Bio/Artist Statement As Asheville’s only scientific glassblower Jason Probstein is nationally known for creating beautiful yet strong and durable glass artwork such as Christmas ornaments, goblets and vases. He received a degree in scientific glassblowing from Salem Community College and has studied Venetian glass techniques at the Penland School of Crafts. Recognized …Read More »