block glass earringsby Etta Kostick
- the story
Skyscraper's The Limit
Inspired by the way light bounces off skyscrapers in her hometown of Chicago, Etta Kostick created these beautiful glass earrings. Clear cuts of glass are kiln fired with colored pieces arranged on top. After being heated for a few hours, the two fuse together and create a unique, lustrous hue. Handmade in the Chicago.
Exclusively at UncommonGoods.
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- Made from
- sterling silver, fused glass
- 1.63" L x .38" W
- Clean with soap and water.
- the maker
Etta is compelled by glass in its many different forms and applications. She grew up in the woods and by the seashore in Massachusetts, in a family of glassblowers. After moving to Chicago in 2007 she started experimenting with stained glass, attracted to the many colors, textures, and its relationship to light.
Over the years Etta's fascination with glass has grown and has lead her to pursue and experiment with different methods of manipulating glass. Torch fired enameling, fusing, and incorporating intricate solder work are some of the techniques that Etta uses. She loves the transformative properties that occur when integrating these materials and techniques into her glass work.
Etta's love of jewelry was initially inspired by tribal jewelry and adornments she had collected from South Asia. Strong shapes and the feeling of empowerment they give to the wearer are elements that inspire her. Her jewelry incorporates bold designs as well as more delicate and organic elements that emulates things she sees in nature. Etta is constantly exploring and developing new visions for her work in glass and jewelry.
Take a studio tour to see where Etta creates her beautiful glass jewelry!
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Comments about BLOCK GLASS EARRINGS:
I find myself wearing these earrings a lot. I happen to love glass earrings because they tend to be comfortable and I love the way they look in the light. I ordered these because they were not too long and they were also colors that I wear a lot. I find that every single time I wear these, I get compliments.
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