Sunday, January 3, 2010

Happy New Year!

Artist Statement: Each "cup" is hand formed out of copper. Then numerous layers are of powdered glass are fired to form the color of the cup. Layers of various shades of blue, then treated to have a matte finish. In the center of a cup rests a silver flower. All hanging from handcrafted sterling silver ear wires that have been oxidized. Flower center my vary.

Cup width: 3/4"
Total Length: 1-1/2"

Enameling is fusing glass to metal, in this case copper. Each piece is fired multiple times including the back to 1500 degrees.

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