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glass hot air balloon

by Bandhu Scott Dunham
Handmade
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  • the story

Rainbow Bright

Give your spirits a lift by hanging this light-hearted glass balloon in a sunny spot. Glass artist Bandhu Dunham and his apprentices craft each one to capture the familiar shape of a rainbow-hued, hot air balloon. It's the perfect, bright pick-me-up for your kitchen window or to hang by a favorite garden bench. Handmade in Arizona.

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  • details
Handmade
Item ID
21586
Made from
borosilicate glass, lacquer-based stain
Measurements
5" H x 2.25" Dia.
Notes
Clean with damp cloth. Loop at top for hanging; string not included.
  • the maker

Bandhu Scott Dunham

Born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1959, Bandhu began to teach himself lampwork technique in 1975, while still in high school. As an undergraduate at Princeton, he received informal training from the University's glassblower before completing his apprenticeship under American and European masters at Urban Glass, the Pilchuck Glass School and the Penland School of Crafts. He regularly teaches workshops at craft schools and private studios around the United States and international.

Bandhu is currently an independent glass artist and the owner of Salusa Glassworks, Inc. He is the author of Contemporary Lampworking: A Practical Guide to Shaping Glass in the Flame and Formed of Fire: Selections in Contemporary Lampworked Glass.

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GLASS HOT AIR BALLOON
 
3.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (3)
  • Bright (3)
  • Unique (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Kitchen (3)
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4.0

Beautiful colors

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from Riverside Ca

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Bright
  • Unique
  • Very Beautiful Colors

Cons

  • A Little Pricey
  • Delicate

Best Uses

  • Gifts

Comments about GLASS HOT AIR BALLOON:

Very beautiful but a bit pricey.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Other
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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4.0

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from Washington, DC

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Bright
  • Unique

Cons

  • A Little Pricey

Best Uses

  • Gifts
  • Kitchen
  • Office

Comments about GLASS HOT AIR BALLOON:

The price of this glass balloon is probably inline with most hand made products so while on the high side, I believe that it is worth it. It was packaged very well and arrived safely.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Other
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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2.0

Disappointed

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from Denver, CO

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Pros

  • Colorful

Cons

  • Not a good value

Best Uses

  • Kitchen

Comments about GLASS HOT AIR BALLOON:

I did like the size and design. However, I do not believe this is a good value. Too much money for what I received.

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  • Self

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4.0

Unique

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from Everywhere

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Bright
  • Unique

Cons

  • Too Small

Best Uses

  • Kitchen

Comments about GLASS HOT AIR BALLOON:

Great to hang where the sun can hit it.

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