This is a striking lamp made from all hand-rolled glass (mostly Uroboros) in the copper-foil method. Lead came is used around the perimeter of both ends for a more finished look and for a small degree of shock protection.
The following Slideshow documents the basic steps in its construction and below that I have embedded a four-clip short Videoshow of some basic techniques used.
Learning the making of an artwork can stimulate one’s appreciation for it and for this exciting and stimulating medium in general- that is my goal here – enjoy!
THE MAKING OF … SLIDESHOW:
THE MAKING OF … VIDEOSHOW: