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Mended heart plate 8”

$196.00
  • Mended heart plate 8”
  • Mended heart plate 8”

Kilnformed, coldworked, and slumped glass 8 inch heart shaped plate 6mm thick
Made with rainbow dichroic on black, and a rainbow firestick.
Signed Chibit on the backside
Comes priority shipped.
The first step in creating this beautiful glass heart dish was cutting, stacking, and fusing a layer of Dichroic Rainbow on black, with a dichroic rainbow firestick, and a layer of compatible clear glass on top to protect the dichroic coating and create an easy to clean surface.

The process of fusing glass can trap tiny air bubbles between the layers. This does not affect the structural quality of the piece but adds uniqueness to each one and is often an intentional design component.

After the first firing the glass is cleaned, inspected and coldworked. Then the piece is fired again at a lower temperature and slumped over a mold to give it the correct shape.

Dichroic Glass is a multi layer coating placed on glass by using a highly technical vacuum deposition process.
Quartz Crystal and Metal Oxides are Vaporized with an electron beam gun in an airless vacuum chamber and the vapor then floats upward and attaches then condenses on the surface of the glass in the form of a crystal structure.