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Author Topic: Pāte de Verre and the method of making  (Read 791 times)

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Pāte de Verre and the method of making
« on: January 25, 2013, 10:30:10 PM »
Every so often I look up Pāte de Verre for some reason or another.  Each time I find myself at this website.  It is has a great section on how Pāte de Verre is made, with step by step visuals.  The finished vase they show is superb. Just thought I'd share :)

http://www.emstudioglass.com/technique.htm

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Re: Pāte de Verre and the method of making
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2013, 01:13:59 AM »
Broadfield House Museum used to have a great collection of French pate de vere. contemporary pate de verre from Japan is amazing.

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Re: Pāte de Verre and the method of making
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2013, 11:23:28 AM »
thanks Tom :)
there is a simply stunning vase here from the Higuchis called Mother Earth
http://blog.glassquarterly.com/2011/05/12/japanese-artists-kimiake-and-shin-ichi-higuchi-selling-pate-de-verre-masterpieces-to-rebuild-studio-destroyed-by-earthquake/

It's absolutely gorgeous and  reminds me of an Emile Galle marquetrie cameo vase.
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