ombre glass braceletby Kathleen Plate $55.00
- the story
Like looking into a lustrous pool of water, this bracelet is highlighted by an ombre pattern of shimmering blue glass. From the clear hues of a rain droplet to the rich blue of a placid lake, each bead is created using a traditional stained glass method. Each piece is copper foiled and then soldered by hand, lending a refined touch to your ensemble. Handmade by Kathleen Plate in Georgia.
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- Item ID
- Made from
- stained glass, Silver solder
- Salt water will cause tarnish.
- the maker
Kathleen Plate's elegant and contemporary recycled glass jewelry has a bit of family history. Plate grew up in Washington and observed the art of cutting and soldering glass by her crafty mother. She still brings those skills to her pieces today.
During the mid 1990s she began making and selling jewelry in her spare time. She did so well that she decided to take her Smart Glass work national, even though it meant putting off her graduate work in American Literature.
Smart Glass pieces are all handmade from bright and bold stained glass, silver solder and sterling silver. Plate believes in simplicity and respect for the earth and the human spirit. All her designs use recycled material, while portions of the proceeds from others will go to support many of Kathleen's favorite non-profit organizations. collection
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