Category Archives: Fused Art Glass

Fused Glass Art Lamps – Custom Made to Delight

I’ve made custom lighting over the 20 years I’ve been doing glass art (if you dig into my blog post history you’ll see several examples).

After talking with past, present and prospective customers, not to mention visiting various design trade shows and reading all the trade magazines you likely do, I realized that I can do better than much of what I was seeing!

But … I needed a supplier of not only the electrical hardware components to produce a complete product offering:  I also needed a local metal supplier who can manufacture bent steel rods and associated fittings to my design.

I now have both!  And am I ever excited.

This 4-fixture “chandelier” is but a mere prototype. Continue reading Fused Glass Art Lamps – Custom Made to Delight

Studio Update! Fused Art Glass Pendant Lighting – New at Gotham Glassworks

Getting ready to launch my pre-made and custom-order fused art glass pendant lighting for this Spring’s King Studio Tour (April 23-24. See here for more info).

I’ve sourced the trendy hardware myself so I can offer you a unique,  complete product for your kitchen, bathroom, condo or any area requiring task or accent lighting.

My designs are statement pieces – a real step-up from what you see in (ho hum!) major retailers.  Check out these sample photos below.

See you at the show! Continue reading Studio Update! Fused Art Glass Pendant Lighting – New at Gotham Glassworks

Striped Sculpture on Steel Base

2-piece standing sculpture mounted on aluminum and plate steel base; 2-tone green striped glass.

Fused, slumped and cold worked.

Dimensions: 20 x 19 x 7

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Image produced by Robert Brown of Robert Brown Photography, Kettleby, Ontario

4 Piece Sculpture on Wood Base

4-piece standing sculpture mounted on butternut wood base with iron worked hardware; variable height chocolate brown and lemongrass green glass.

Fused, slumped and cold worked.

Dimensions: 25 x 40 x 12

 

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Image produced by Robert Brown of Robert Brown Photography, Kettleby, Ontario

3 Piece Sculpture on Wrought Iron Base

3-piece standing sculpture on wrought iron base with iron worked hardware; cobalt blue and yellow glass.

Multiple fusings, slumped and cold worked.

Dimensions:  23 x 25 x 7

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Image produced by Robert Brown of Robert Brown Photography, Kettleby, Ontario
Custom wrought iron base courtesy Bob Gwalchmai, Schomberg Ontario

2 Piece Sculpture on Wrought Iron Base

2-piece standing sculpture on wrought iron base with iron worked hardware; grenadine red on clear glass with black accents, plus carving detail.

Multiple fusings, slumped and cold worked.

Dimensions:  17 x 21 x 7

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Image produced by Robert Brown of Robert Brown Photography, Kettleby, Ontario
Custom wrought iron base courtesy Bob Gwalchmai, Schomberg Ontario