Rounded Murrini Glass Pendant | Antique Silver Chain

Echo Glass Works


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This glass pendant necklace is a beautiful shade of watery aqua blue with a polished finish. Handmade using the murrine rollup technique, the glass pendant is not only striking, but would make a wonderful addition to any glass jewelry collection. The antique silver-plated brass snake chain is 2.6mm thick with a lobster claw clasp and removable ball end. Simply twist off the threaded ball end and slide on beads for elegant, interchangeable jewelry designs.

TECHNIQUE:
Crafted over multiple firings, this piece 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 "cane", using a classic murrini technique.
After cooling, cane is sliced into varying thicknesses, revealing the pattern in cross-section. A slice from this cane, called a murrini, is shaped and fire polished to create a one of a kind piece paired with the perfect bail.

 

DIMENSIONS & NECKLACE LENGTH: Glass: 1" diameter, Sterling Silver Pinch Bail 1.5" x 1", Antique silver plated brass chain 18" 

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