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Re: Tall Vase w/ Seedy Purple "Half-Post" Casing
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2014, 11:17:31 PM »
p.s. Edinburgh Crystal blowers were trained in and used the half-post technique where it was known as the Continental Working: You can see the method illustrated in Derek Walls's article
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Re: Tall Vase w/ Seedy Purple "Half-Post" Casing
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2014, 05:26:57 PM »
 :) It was wonderful watching Derek at the Conference. I noticed that when he was holding an iron, even without a blob of glass on it, he was gently moving it around and around, it appeared to be instinctive.
Iron in hand, keep it moving. 8)
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