This stunning perfume bottle in blue and white swirls has a thick clear vine like texture over the surface of the main body flowing down to a trunk style foot. Crafted by the well known glass artist Mark Galton it exhibits all of his style and techniques found in many of his works. Mark has a very organic style that is evident in this piece.
A wonderful bowl in a soft honey colour with flecks of varying colours on the main body of the piece then a trailing of a darker honey is swirled around the bowl and trimmed with a dark rim. This item has a warm and inviting look with it’s subtle but sophisticated form on a clear base. Made by Hunter Valley artist Setsuko Ogishi displaying yet another facet to her talents. I adore Setsuko’s work as she is constantly reinventing herself.
An unusual green vase with a drip design from the rim down one side of the vessel.The colour is a clear green and is a flat rounded shape making this piece a contemporary one that will look perfect in a seaside themed decor.Made by Ian Johnstone formerly of Sydney.
This unique paper weight is in a clear class wit a surface coating of white and black speckles and a free form shape giving the item a very organic feel almost like a sea creature. The name that was given to this piece is not just a rock and was created by well known artist Geoffrey Dickinson of Oasis Crystal of Elmhurst Victoria unfortunately now closed.
A beautiful spotted mushroom by Jemma Clements daughter of Richard Clements from Tasmania. This adorable piece displays all the hallmarks of the artist and bears the impressed signature to the base. The artist studied glass blowing with her father and many of the techniques used were developed by him although Jemma has her own individual style which I think shows in this sculpture.
These two paperweights are in the hidden secrets series created by Geoffrey Dickinson of Oasis Crystal At Glass.One is in a ruby red and the other is a turquoise colour coated in black mottling of cadmium. They are then sand blasted to give them a silky look and feel next three facets are cut off and polished. The secrets are revealed through these windows showing the intricate design within of swirling colours and bubbles.
In beautiful pink and white this candle holder takes a tea-light perfectly. Crafted by well known artist Julio Santos using age old techniques employed by the Venetian glass blowers for centuries to create a lattice effect by using thin white threads over the clear or transparent glass then twisting the molten glass to achieve this. The technique is called Latticino for obvious reasons.
Made by Hunter Valley artist Setsuko Ogishi this beautiful flat bowl is stunning in black and white mottles with a small square of gold leaf to enhance its appearance. It is a difficult task to achieve a piece of glass that is simple in form yet elegant in its beauty however this bowl does just that. The black and white blend together complimenting each other making this piece a valuable addition to a contemporary home being able to blend into any colour scheme.
Although not signed this paperweight is attributed to West Australian artist Kent Le Grand. The weight looks as if it has a lattice work of red,blue and white over a central white orb. The coloured lattice gives the appearance of the stars and stripes flag waving in the breeze encased in a crystal clear body.
Here is a very large paperweight by the master glass artist Geoffrey Dickinson. The piece is in a series called cosmic swirl and is in the blue colour which I think is the most attractive.It has a mass of varying sized bubbles swirling through with the blue and some tiny amounts of blue.After the weight was cooled it then had numerous connecting facets ranging in size cut and polished over the surface.