Fusing glass is a very exciting method of changing and enhancing glass
work. Originating in ancient Egypt and Rome, fusing and laminating glass has
seen a revival recently where it is used in a variety of architectural and
decorative applications including doors, windows, ceilings, walls, floors,
dividers, furniture and tables . Glass fusing involves the lamination of two or more
surfaces or materials under extreme heat to form one homogenous surface when
Glass has the experience and skill to employ this unique
technique in whatever design or decorating project you may have.
This pre-design rendition of a
door depicts the face of a client's only daughter. Cast in crystal glass, the
substrate is then fused to 19mm (3/4") clear glass. Surrounding the stylized
face, radiant triangular and pyramidal shaped crystal rays are then fused
into the work.
These breathtaking frosted doors are studded with
sparkling faceted jewels fused to the exterior of the door. The imported jewels are highly polished crystal,
catching the light from all directions. Fused to the surface
of the doors in a series of glittering rings, each jewel is surrounded by a
tiny clear circle.