Many of my ideas have been drawn from childhood memories and a fascination for complex form and pattern. Lace encapsulates the opposing properties unique to glass; fragility and strength are translated through objects that hold reference to domesticity, femininity and patience. These intricate glass structures simulate the qualities of woven textile. Made from glass rods cut into small murrini discs, each individual piece differs in size and thickness, altering the density of light. The fused glass structure resembling antique lace is bonded to a piece of sheet glass cut by water- jet to exactly the required shape. Fused Murrine/Water-jet Cut Sheet Glass 24”x16”x0.75”