Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Fused Glass Angels

These fused glass angels from Ronda and Randy Dougherty are just what you need to brighten up your day. The angels are created by stacking several sheets of clear fusible glass together. Then raw chemicals such as tin oxide and cobalt carbonate are combined and suspended in fluid to achieve a color palette. The chemicals are then applied to the top sheet of the stack of fusible glass. The pieces are then placed in a kiln and fired to temperatures above 2000 degrees. The halo and wings are from steel and copper and are added after the glass has been annealed and cooled.

We have the angels ranging in size from three inches to seven inches. They can be used as an ornament, hung on the wall or in the window. Everyone needs a guardian angel and these are sure to please with their fabulous colors and charm.