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Teardrop Murrini Glass Pendant | Sterling Silver Chain

Echo Glass Works

Regular price $70.00
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Glass pendant necklace

This gorgeous glass pendant necklace is what aquamarine dreams are made of! Handmade using the murrine technique, this glass pendant is not only striking, but would make a wonderful addition to any glass jewelry collection. It's made from translucent and opalescent glass with a satin finish, and has a sterling silver chain that measures 24 inches. It would truly make the perfect gift for your best girl, or even yourself!

TECHNIQUE: This limited edition kiln formed glass pendant incorporates hand pulled murrini and fusing to create a one of a kind patterned piece.
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 the classic murrine technique. The cane is sliced into tiles called murrine revealing the pattern in cross-section. Multiple murrini from this cane are cast in a mold and fired in a kiln with temperatures approaching 1500 degrees until fused into one piece. Once cool, this is carved into shape, tumbled for weeks, and fire polished to give it a uniquely soft luster.

DIMENSIONS & NECKLACE LENGTH: Glass 1 1/8” x 1 1/2” With bail 1-3/4” x 1 1/2” Sterling Silver Chain 24”"

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