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Gold Fume, Copper Electroformed, Black Kyanite Necklace Pendant

About Artwork

This piece is as unique as it is beautiful. Borosilicate glass necklace pendant that has a bright yellow fume implosion focal that is created with Black Hills Gold. This piece has Electroplated Copper bands that have been Patinated by hand. The pedant has a beautiful A-symmetrical design with its smooth and curvy black borosilicate glass tendrils on your right and the spiky contrast of the Black Kyanite stone inclusion on on the left.

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Cost: $150

Signed: Yes


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About the Artist

Dustin Swiers started glass lampworking back in 2008 when he moved to Mankato for schooling. Swiers received two degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato, a BFA and an MA, both focused on ceramics and sculpture. He created Flame in Hand Glass as the sole proprietor in 2010. Swiers now works out of and helped create the non profit Mankato MakerSpace as a co founder, board member, shop lead, and instructor in metalworking, glassblowing and now ceramics. Dustin's work ranges from functional to decorative, blending disciplines of Lampworking, Off- Hand Glassworking and Stained glass techniques with Metalworking, Electroplating and Lapidary to create jewelry, custom blades, vessels and sculptures. “As with many artists, the process is what keeps me engaged and pushes me to make. My greatest pursuit is discovery in the act of creating; simultaneously learning about my materials, craft, and self.”