Under the Microscope II

$950
Individual glass threads run through the center of cross-sections of hand-pulled glass cane, with cheerful marigold yellow contrasting with blue accents. Across the middle, more curved threads swoop, making a visual connection to the murrine core.

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Size: 14" diameter, 1.25" tall

Construction: The glass cylinders in this bowl are sections individually cut from hand-pulled glass cane, which I create by heating glass to 1500 degrees and pulling it into rods while molten in a modern-day adaptation of the 16th century techniques of the Murano glassmakers. The gradient of murrine as it moves around the bowl reveals a chronology of the glass cane as it emerged from the crucible.

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Handle gently. My work is food safe, but intended for display and loving gazes. Hand wash only, with liquid soap, glass cleaner, or isopropyl alcohol. Neither dishwasher-safe nor microwave-safe.

Finding the right size stand can be a process of trial and error! To display your platter standing up, I recommend the 6" size of this acrylic stand from The Container Store.