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Multi Media Necklace Pendant, Copper Electroplated, Boro Glass and Crystals

About Artwork

Wow this is some pendant!!! There are so many really cool things going on with this one!
*Optic focal that is created with .99 fine silver that has been “fumed” then imploded into the borosilicate glass. Makes beautiful silver and blue spiral that look like a three-dimensional swirl.

*Glow in the dark side tendrils that have been copper electroplated then patinated by hand. Photos 1st Black Light 2nds “Charged” glowing in its own.

* Three stone inclusions:
1st top/ 2nd middle – Aqua aura quartz
3rd bottom- Rectangular labradorite that flashes Blue

Cost: $180

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.”