Mussel Earring Stud, Metallic Purple
this deep purple glass is inspired by the purple layers found on a worn mussel shell is made to have a slightly reflective surface by a low oxygen flame.
molten glass is pressed into a uniquely hand-carved graphite mold to create the form of the mussel.
the flameworked glass is heated & formed directly on the stainless steel ear post & annealed in a kiln.
approx. 12mm x 10mm
- stainless steel ear post & nut
- flameworked glass