Freeform Murrini Glass Pendant | Wire Chain

Echo Glass Works


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freeform murrini glass pendant necklace
wire chain

This gorgeous glass pendant necklace is a beautiful Earth tone of a khaki brown. Handmade using the murrine technique, this sliced-tile, multigenerational glass pendant is not only striking, but would make a wonderful addition to any glass jewelry collection. Made from translucent and opalescent glass, this necklace has beautiful swirl design and polished finish. The chain is made from 48-50 durable twisted stainless steel strands, and has a sterling silver lobster claw clasp. It would truly make the perfect gift for your best girl, or even yourself!

TECHNIQUE: Crafted over multiple firings, this glass pendant starts as alternating strips of colored sheet glass fused into a panel. The panel is reheated in a glass blowing studio called a “hot shop” and rolled onto a blow pipe. The molten hot glass is stretched and pulled into a rod called a cane, using a classic murrine technique. After cooling, the cane is sliced into varying thicknesses, revealing the pattern in it's cross-section. A slice from this cane, called a murrine, is then shaped and fire polished to create a one of a kind piece paired with the perfect bail.

DIMENSIONS & NECKLACE LENGTH: Glass Pendant: 1-¼" x 1-½" With brass pinch bail: 1-¼" x 1-¾" Sterling Silver/Nylon-Coated Stainless Steel Multi-Wire Chain: 18"

 

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