This very pretty little vase is reported to be made by Newt Glass in the United States however it has now been brought to my attention that this piece is in fact not made by Newt Glass in America but more likely made in Europe signed Newt. If anyone knows of it’s maker please let me know via the comments on this post thank you. This piece is of a lovely sky blue with a modern abstract design on two sides in black, white and an orange yellow.
A superb paperweight made in Murano Italy has a bed of millefiori suspended within clear glass that then is cased in a vibrant yellow.The flat sides were cut off then polished and further cut with a star design on the bottom giving this a multi-dimensional look.
These three paperweights made in Scotland by John Deacons are superb example of the art. Created using millefiori canes that are cut into slices then arranged in intricate patterns set on a colour ground and encased in clear glass.
This refillable pen is another item made at VortexGlassWorks by Kenny Talamas in Oregon United States showing the versatility of this studio. The reason for the use of borosilicate glass (Pyrex) is that it is impact and scratch resistant so it is less likely to break when being used.
This green tree frog with orange feet on a cork screw shaped vine branch with a leaf in dichroic borosilicate (Pyrex) glass is very lifelike. Made by Kenny Talamas at VortexGlassWorks in Oregon United States which seems to be creating a range of wonderful sculptural works.
This paperweight is called “Flower In The Rain” created by John Deacons of Scotland. In this case it is a yellow flower that was created in the centre of clear glass on a blue ground. Then a series of controlled bubbles were added to create the rain effect before the final layer of clear glass was applied trapping the air within.