Sketches for glass pendant shades
Sketches for glass shades

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Checking the diameter of a glass shade during glassblowing
Making a Flask Shade

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— Checking the diameter with calipers

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Trimming the edge of the molten shade during glassblowing
Making a Flask Shade

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— Trimming the edge of the molten shade

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Making new products 2016 Rothschild & Bickers
Making a Flask Shade

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— Creating the final shape of a Flask Shade

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Glassblowing studio showing the hot workshop equipment
Hot workshop

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Mark Bickers using a wooden block to form the glass
Glassblowing studio

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Two glassblowers in a working studio with a hot glass form
Marie & Steffan glassblowing

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A glassblower torching the end of a blown form in a workshop
Torching a shade

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Trapped bubble glass being heated in a glory hole
Making a Bubble Light

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molton glass on the end of a glassblower's iron
Gathered glass on an iron

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Snipping molten coloured glass in Rothschild & Bickers studio
Cutting the colour

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Tools sparking on the outside of a handblown glass form
Shaping a Pick-n-Mix Pot

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Glassblower's tools on the bench
A bench with tools

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Mark Bickers & Steffan Jelley work together on a handblown glass light
Mark & Steffan making

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Green glass ball being coldworked on a flatbed machine
A shade on the flatbed sander

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Shaping hot molten glass with a pad of wet newspaper
Forming with wet newspaper

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Mark & Steffan creating a glass shade
Blowing into a glassblower’s iron

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Mark Bickers checking the diameter of handblown glass form with calipers
Checking a shade with calipers

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Lining up a punty iron during glassblowing
Attaching a punty

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Glassblowers creating a hole in a ball using a torch
Opening a torched hole

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