Favorite Glass Piece

Here’s my little mini traveler rig I dab out of everyday. It’s tiny and rips like a champ!!

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Thats an awesome straight tube

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For those who aren’t familiar, kobuki and Paul stankard are famous for their glass flowers

Heres a kobuki, his are all made on a torch with borosilicate glass which is harder to work with and has a much higher melting temperature. You could whip this against a concrete wall and it probably won’t even scratch.

Here’s a Paul stankard piece, made with soda lime or ‘soft glass’. The detail on these is incredible I can’t imagine how long they must take. He would make all the individual pieces on a torch then weld them all together with a tiny torch. Once the inside is complete the whole thing gets vacuum sealed into the pure clear glass. If you don’t do it perfectly your weeks of work will melt and distort in seconds. Crazy shit!

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Then we have the true OGs of glass flowers, the Blaschka family. They made their flowers as horticultural models for universities and stuff in the late 1800s/early 1900s.

They made their own glass and colors so we’re still unsure exactly how alot of these were made. Some of the parts are made with paper or painted as well, but the bulk is pure glass. I doubt there’s a glass artist alive today who could recreate these.

They’re some of the most beautiful objects ever made imo. I’ll stop rambling about glass flowers all high now lol :+1:

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Those glass flowers are beautiful!!! Same with your Kobuki marble, some really nice gems you’ve got there my friend!

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This is my favorite rig. Mav glass and mini nail :green_heart::green_heart::green_heart: In lime green, of course :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Nice! Solid setup :muscle::100:

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Missed my bubbler, had to get a new one.

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Sheldon black e nail on a heady worked black straight tube…its my go to. Besides our uv piece.

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Nice sour haven’t seen one of those in a hot minute…not sure I’ve ever seen one that big or colored before

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Tell you the truth I don’t think they sell em that big anymore,… I grabbed it up when we shut down our glass shop. That and most all the inventory. Thank you, I actually really enjoy the water jacket,. Although when changing glycerin it took nearly three hours with a dropper. Very tricky, im sure some sort of tube that allows air out and can force the glycerin in would work. Idk its a small hole thats threaded.

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Is that a gameboy?!!

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You know it! Guess what games in it lmao

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Super Mario Bros

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Spot on I was waiting for someone to notice it to tell you the truth. Haha although I’m going to be breaking out the Zelda cartridge.

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Awesome!!! Something badass about a retro console.

Don’t get me wrong, I love my Nintendo switch, but something about old school :space_invader::space_invader: pixels

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Oh, and, :blue_heart: the color coordination :sunglasses:

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I love the thing, I have not played poke man for a hot minute. But I feel a binge of blue red and gold coming soon haha,. We also have a nes we play, and cherish. The only new console we have is the new Xbox and a ps4. I’d like to get a switch just need more funds ha.

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Omg! Have you seen the bong Pokémon? I wanna catch that one!

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Haha no. Thats funny as hell. Bong pokemon…:laughing:

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