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Offline RAY

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« on: June 11, 2005, 12:07:10 PM »
this is my latest piece, i know who made it, it measures 3" across and 2.75" high, can anyone else identify the maker

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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2005, 12:14:18 PM »
Has to be titled "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2005, 12:18:24 PM »
nice saying Frank, the eye is of a peacock
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2005, 01:28:58 PM »
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Ray said: nice saying Frank, the eye is of a peacock


I bet the peacock didn't like that!
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2005, 03:05:52 PM »
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It measures 3" across and 2.75" high


It must be one heck of a big peacock.  Are you sure it isn't a whale?  (http://www.glassmavenhaven.com/forum/images/smilies/pound.gif)

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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2005, 03:09:08 PM »
:idea: Dinosaurus Peacockus  :twisted:
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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2005, 03:28:03 PM »
:lol: at all you lot, ok the weight is called the peacocks eye and made 18yrs ago
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2005, 07:26:18 PM »
Couldn't be so obvious as Glass Eye Studio ...  could it?

And in the range of glass Button makers around the world, "Peacok Eye" is a well-known pattern but as I know almost nothing about Button makers, I can't comment on whether any of them made buttons for VERY large people's clothing!

I can't tell whether the "foil" inclusions are what, in modern terms, is called 'Dichroic Glass' (see discussion in the main Glass board). But the overall decorative effect looks like something that American "glass artists" would produce.

But as you can tell, I'm waffling, 'cause I don't know the answer  :roll:
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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2005, 08:55:24 PM »
it's a one off experimental piece never to be made again, it's English and the base of the eye is made up of very fine aventurine, the weight is fully signed

Kev did you get my last email?
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« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2005, 03:41:59 PM »
makers initials JD
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