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Topic: Fused Glass Pebble Wall Art/Plate  (Read 691 times)
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joby560
« on: March 11, 2018 06:56:38 PM »

I placed a zillion blue glass pebbles on a mold, fired to 1400 degrees to create this wall art/tray.  It measures 14 inches across.  Easy to make.









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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2018 10:54:02 PM »

Beautiful.  Looks like honeycomb, and like water droplets. 
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2018 08:43:18 AM »

Very cool-looking creation!  It makes me think of an insect's compound eye and, given the transparency of the glass pebbles, I imagine it would cast some interesting patterns if hung in a window or in front of some other light source.  How sturdy is it?  I don't know anything about fusing pieces of glass together, so, I'm curious about the strength of multiple small units melted together like that.
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2018 05:39:13 PM »

It appears to be fairly sturdy.  The glass annealed slowly.  So, it seems strong.  I have it on the wall.  The light from the skylight does cast interesting patterns on the wall.

Thanks for the kind feedback.
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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2018 05:55:25 AM »

This is just gorgeous! I'm sure it makes an amazing piece of wall art.
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2018 10:35:40 AM »

Oh, I think this is so pretty. I bet it looks beautiful on your wall.
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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2018 06:00:53 AM »

Oh my goodness, the kiln for this piece must have been enormous. Most fused glass creations are quite small in comparison. Impressive!
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