Botanical Series

Botanical Series

The transition from the traditional paperweight form to the upright columns I titled the “Botanical Series” allowed me to include for visual information into the designs and more deeply explore myth and spirituality as they pertain to the life cycle of nature.  Click on an image to enlarge.

Golden Orb, Floral Clusters and Figures Triptych
2011, H. 6.0 x L. 8 1/8 x W. 3.0 inches, Colored glass encased in clear glass, cut, polished and laminated
Photo Credit - Ron Farina
 

Golden Orb Floral Triptych
2009, H. 5 3/8 x W. 7 3/4 x D. 4 inches,
The Robert M. Minkoff Collection, flameworked colored glass encapsulated in clear glass, cold-worked and laminated  Photo credit - Ron Farina, 


Rocky Mountain Bouquet
2011, H. 7.75 inches x L. 4.25  inches x W. 3.0 inches,  Flameworked colored glass encapsulated in clear glass and cold-worked. 
Photo Credit Ron Farina

Crown Imperial Lily with Figures and Insects
2012, H. 5.5 inches, Flameworked colored glass encapsulated in clear glass.
Photo Credit Ron Farina

Tea Rose Bouquet Botanical with Mask H. 5.5 inches,  2004, Flameworked colored glass encapsulated in clear glass.   Photo Credit - Douglas Schaible  

Tea Rose Bouquet Botanical with Mask
H. 5.5 inches,  2004, Flameworked colored glass encapsulated in clear glass.  
Photo Credit - Douglas Schaible

 


Botanical Studies
Flameworked colored glass encapsulated in clear glass. L. and R. H. 2 3/4 inches x L. 2 3/4 inches; Center: H. 3 1/2 inches x L. 2 3/4 inches. Photo Credit - Ron Farina.