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The Temptation of KT Ehrlich

Igor Peev, May 2017 I talked with KT a while back when we were considering going to Bulgaria for the International Biennale of Glass. I wanted to know more about why she chose the path of a boro artist and,

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International biennale of glass Bulgaria

We are excited to announce that Kt Ehrlich, Briana Schroeder and Glass By Boots will be joining us at the International biennale of glass Bulgaria this fall. These three innovative boro artists will be teaching two classes in two locations

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Briana Schroeder made an instant decision

We asked Briana of #prariepipes  to tell us a little more about her work and how she got into it with lampworking and glass. Here is what she had to say. The first time I melted glass, I made what felt like an

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Gina Gets Functional

  We caught Gina just briefly and here is the update from her on working with our colors. ‘I have been working with borosilicate glass since 2008 with a focus on functional art, mostly in the pipe industry. I concentrate

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An eyeopener at the #glassroots show in Madison, WI

(an open letter to the new generation of glassworkers we just met)   By Igor Peev and Rob Zverina It is perhaps the best thing that can happen to any small business – a sold out table at your first trade

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A brief conversation with Marylin Ure

By Igor Peev I had a brief conversation with Marylin Ure a while back before we launched the Women in Boro showcase. This is what she had to say.  How did you get going as an artist?  I started out

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Hey you all wonderful women boro workers, this is a call to action!

I have been working with my friends Heidi and Elaine on a new and much improved version of our website. The new site will focus a lot more on the art of glass than anything else. We will go live

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Artist’s Work we love!

We love this work by Donna Imnoprimadonna Conklin!

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Purple Spirit and Melba Mélange

Happy Thanksgiving to all! Thank you for supporting us and for your inspiration and hard work in the last 10 years! We look forward to many more and to hearing from you! We want to introduce Purple Spirit and Melba

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