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The perfect birthday gift for her husband A stained glass window birthday gift?? If a new neck tie isn’t cutting it, commissioning a stained glass window could be the perfect solution. The client wanted to have a stained glass window … Continue reading
Unique Wine Serving Tray Combining my hand raked fused glass with French wine crate ends to create a unique wine serving tray seems obvious now. But at first, I wasn’t sure what to do with these wonderful crate ends. As … Continue reading
First impressions matter. A unique business card holder starts the conversation between you and a prospective client. I use free form areas of hand raked glass to create one of a kind business card … Continue reading
Ms. Marci’s Class is a 15 inch x 15 inch fused glass panel ready to be suspended in front of a window or wall. The panel was commissioned to celebrate a gifted teacher who brought out the best in each … Continue reading
Last year I was contacted by a company about creating a set of sculptures, gifts for their most loyal customers. Each year this company selects a local artist to work with and last year it was me. What a great … Continue reading
Fused Glass Serving Platter – Starburst The client,who had seen some of my smaller pieces, commissioned the Starburst fused glass serving platter as a display piece for her table. It is an ample 18″ x 18″ with rounded corners … Continue reading
One of the great things about doing commission art is you get ideas from folks who know what they want but need helpd making the idea become a reality. The idea for these fused glass hearts came from a client … Continue reading
The Ko’olau mountains are part of my landscape. We live at the foot of these windward mountians and their constantly shifting shadows and vibrant colors are a source of awe and inspiration. The design of this … Continue reading
This collection includes a rectangular platter, wine bottle coaster, bottle stoppers and a set of 4 oversized coasters. Similar to the Tropical Weave pattern, I made la Mer de Monet by laying strips of hand raked … Continue reading
The Tropical Weave collection of pieces started with a bucket full of ends that had been sliced off sheets of raked glass. When I trim a piece, the leftovers are often quite beautiful – and so I saved them like … Continue reading