The Corning Museum heard of these glassmakers still using methods written down by the ancient Sumerians mentioned on Cuneiform tablets. So in 1977 they sent an expedition to the Afghanistan city of Herat to record these guys at work. Amazing video. The Glassmakers of Herat
Here is my latest marble about an inch and a quarter. A pink carnation maybe?
Thanks for the mention on Instagram Jamie!
Merlin and the Lizard
My fist semi-successful fumed glass marble. Still need to work on my putty handling and tube handling. Of course they make it look so easy in the videos. Fuming is a technique that has been developed in the past 15 years and was popularized by Bob Snodgrass. Fuming consists of heating silver or…