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Fancy Glass …Floral Friday

For some unknown reason, I’ve been craving the beauty of colored art glass artifacts this year. I had to search through a couple of “tote” storage containers in the basement to retrieve several glass vases I haven’t seen in many … Continue reading

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Fancy Glass …Floral Friday

Early experimentation with glass and the use of color in it probably began around 3500 BCE in Mesopotamia and Egypt. The early glass-makers discovered that certain substances, when added to molten glass, produced attractive colors. Since that time, we humans … Continue reading

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Showing Some Glass Today

The old vinyl mini-blinds were more brittle than egg shells. A wiping with the dusting tool, Thursday morning, caused a couple of vanes to snap into several pieces. That was the wake-up call to finally replace the blinds on all … Continue reading

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Simply Colors …Floral Friday

Now that we’ve passed the holiday season, it’s time to give our eyes a well-deserved rest. Yes, we’ve been overloaded with images, hype, and too much red-green theme. Most of us just want to decompress and return to our regular … Continue reading

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Multi-Colored Glass …Floral Friday

Decorative colored glass is fascinating to the eye.  This is especially true for glass items composed of more than one color.  It takes a great deal of skill to produce a piece of balanced color and shape. A couple of … Continue reading

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Fancy …Floral Friday

Like so many people, I have accumulated a lot of stuff.  That’s an American problem.  At every turn, advertising and promotional messages encourage us to acquire things.  Most of the stuff I’ve stashed away and forgotten about is pottery and … Continue reading

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