Fused glass consists of pieces of colored and clear sheet glass that are placed into and then heated in a special kiln. Once the glass pieces reach the proper temperature, they fuse together to look like one piece of glass. Then they are placed onto a mold and heated again so that they take on the shape of the mold to create a bowl, plate or other object. There is literally no limit to the stunning and one-of-a-kind pieces that can be created. Best of all, this art form can be used to create a variety of items, both decorative and practical. Here are some of the most popular uses for fused glass art.
The way you present a meal is almost as important as the quality of the meal itself. When used properly, the dinnerware you use can enhance the way food looks and can set a pleasant mood for the evening. Imagine serving your dinner guests on unique and colorful dinnerware made from fused glass art. It’s an excellent way to create a fun, lively atmosphere and is sure to stimulate conversation.
Light and fused glass were meant for one another. Fused glass art can be created in ways that produce fascinating results when light passes through it. Naturally, the next logical step is to create fused glass lamp shades. Add a warm glow to a room with deep, rich colors, or make your space brighter with light, cool colors. The options are without limit.
Fused glass jewelry has been especially popular for some time now. From earrings to pendants to brooches, there is something out there to suit anyone’s style. Fused glass art lends itself well to making pendants for necklaces, earrings and charms. It is also ideal for making beautiful and unique beads for lamp-work jewelry, which is currently very popular. Single-piece bracelets and rings can also be made. There is a high degree of customization potential, so many fused glass artists are willing to take requests.
Naturally, people want their homes to be expressions of who they are, and it tends to show in the way people decorate. The next time you’re working on a room remodeling project, consider adding some fused glass tiles that suit your tastes and your goals for the room. The bathroom is a perfect place for fused glass art. A handful of these stunning one-of-a-kind tiles can make every bath time feel like it was meant just for you.
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