are blown with carefully selected Reichenbach, Kulger and Gaffer
imported color glass rods. These rods are approximately one inch in
diameter and twelve to fifteen inches long. They come in a variety of
colors that allow the glass artisan to blow multiple colors with only
one pot of clear glass. A one inch piece of color is broken off the
glass rod and two to three different accent color chips of thin color
glass are added, pulled and twisted onto the base color creating the
swirls that will give the piece the marble effect.
After the initial bubble is blown, the color is encased with
several layers of clear glass and blown into the final desired shape.
The holes of the wall vases are poked through with a metal punch and
fired polished with an oxygen gas torch. The leather strap is then
attached to each piece with copper wire which snatches tight on each