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Melting Glass with Sunshine to Make Elegant Droplets

We came across this unique and innovative approach in making glass jewelry with recycled glass. Though the jewelry is made in Minneapolis, USA, the technique impressed us to write about it.  It made us remember the  designs we had experimented with broken glass bangles. With  love for designer accessories and artificial jewelry making waves in our daily life, this is a real catchy concept.

Melting Glass with Sunshine

Methods and Techniques

Glass is melted in the intense heat at the focal point of the giant lens. Gravity and surface tension pull the glass into a lobe that cools as it falls and stretches into the Sundrop shape.

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