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.
Blue green and clear murrini bowl. Intricate murrini pattern made by stretching colored and clear glass into rods and then bundling those rods into a larger mass and pulling this 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 bowl.