The attractions of glass blowing lie partly in its contradictions. It is both difficult and easy, with an element beyond our control. It is both extremely fragile and durable. Like 'Sumi' ink painting, it does not lend itself to erasures and indecision.
White and tan/brown murrini vase. Intricate murrini pattern made by stretching colored glass into a long pattern rod. I then cut this into slices and laid out the pieces as a mosiac which I heated into a semi-molten state and formed into a bubble, and then into a vase.