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Recycled Oval Murrini Pendant | Sterling Silver Chain

Echo Glass Works

Regular price $40.00
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glass statement necklace with sterling silver chain
Recycled Shattered Glass Pendant Necklace
Aqua glass oval pendant
This aqua glass pendant necklace has a gorgeous watery swirls. Handmade using a murrine technique, this 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 sterling silver and is 1.2mm thick with a spring ring clasp.

TECHNIQUE: This shattered series, kiln formed glass pendant incorporates recycled hand pulled murrini glass and fusing to create a one of a kind patterned piece.

Crafted over multiple firings, this piece starts as 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 cane, using a classic murrini technique. This cane is chopped into pieces called murrini revealing the pattern in cross-section.

This pendant combines the fragments, chips, and slivers of glass that break off during the process of chopping murrini. What would typically be discarded is carefully sorted, cleaned and melted together in a kiln with temperatures approaching 1500 degrees. Finally this newly cast piece is shaped and polished by hand to highlight the intricacy of this unique pendant.

Glass Pendant: 1" x 1 1/4"
With Ice Pick Bail: 1" x 1 3/8"
Sterling Silver Chain: 18"

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