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Topic: Drop vase with home made millefiori  (Read 2596 times)
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« on: May 18, 2012 04:12:16 PM »

This is about the deepest drop vase I can make in my kiln (tempted to buy another). I made this about 2 months ago and was paralyzed because I didn't know what to do with it. Should I cut the rim off and waste all that rim goodness? Cut the rim into a shape? My cousin came to visit and as I was talking to her about this piece, it came to me: why not just cut the rim to make it rest flat? She even helped me decide which area to cut. Cogito ergo sum. Enjoy!















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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2012 04:48:44 PM »

That is beautiful.  I have had a fascination with millefiori since I was a child.  Although it made a gorgeous vase, if you plan to make anymore I think that it would make a truly unique hanging lamp using maybe a low watt bulb.  They sell lighting kits in most hardware stores.
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2012 09:57:45 PM »

That is very innovative, I love how it sits on the rim like that.  Just gorgeous on it's own, and probably phenomenol with flowers or some kind of arrangement in it.
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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2012 08:50:53 AM »

The rim is only ~7 inches across and the base is 2 inches.
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2012 06:59:11 PM »

Love it! Very unique and creative way to have cut the rim. Millefiore is so beautiful, and this really shows all the lovely color. Smiley
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