nest series

inspired by the motions of sand and wind, these intricate pieces push the boundaries of contemporary glass. uninhibited by the mundane appeal of the functional vessel, these forms are purely sculptural in basis. the nests are made by sculpting multiple bits of clear glass on a spherical shape. this seemingly random weaving of the hot glass strands creates layers and layers of uncommon detail throughout the piece. to offset this organic method, a concise lip wrap in either gold/silver, or a transparent color finishes the edge. the nests sparkle like ornate chandeliers, as the many strands of glass catch and reflect the ambient light.