Silver Smoke Blown Glass Ornament
A Yuletide classic, captured in mesmerizing artisan glass from Germany! This resplendent cobalt blue glass ornament is twisted through the smoke of gaseous molten silver while still soft, producing amazing color patterns as the silver combines with the molten glass. The very nature of production ensures that each glass ball ornament, hand-blown by master glass artisan Reinhard Herzog, is bewitchingly unique!
Ornament measures 2.75" dia. (7 cm) and hangs from clear fishing line. Handmade in Germany.
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Artisan: Reinhard Herzog
Reinhard Herzog learned his craft by studying at the Wertheim Academy of Glass in Germany. Though Reinhard works at both the oven and the torch, he is best known for his montage technique, the highest level of lamp work. In this complex technique, different colored glass pieces are melted together to form intricate designs. His masterpieces are exhibited in galleries and shops in Europe and America. As a master glass artist, Reinhard has demonstrated his glass making ability at festivals and exhibitions all around the world as a representative of the German Crafts Council.