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I asked my old friend Rhona, at Ritzy Glass, to make some sewing-themed decorations. Aren't they fab! These are totally unique and not available anywhere else. I love the colours, I'm planning to hang one in the window in my sewing room year round but it might make it to the Christmas tree temporarily.
Each decoration is approximately 6cm square, and made by hand in Scotland with fused glass with a metal hanging loop and a ribbon. Rhona starts off by cutting 2 squares of the clear glass, and firing them at 815°C (!) for 12 hours to fix the hanging loop in place. The opal glass "reel" is added, and the glass "thread" which has been shaped over an open flame to get the curvy tail. Then the whole thing gets fired for another 12 hours.
The colours in the photos are as accurate as we can make them, but may vary depending on your screen settings. Also I have a limited stock of each colour at the moment, but Rhona is happy to make more to order, so if the one you'd like is showing as out of stock, drop me an email. They're all gorgeous though. My main problem is going to be not keeping a whole set for myself.
By the way I'm not meaning that Rhona is old, just that we've known each other for 30 years. We worked together as fresh-out-the-packet solicitors, and now we're working together in our creative jobs - that's so satisfying! You can check out Rhona's other work here.
Fused glass thread window decorations
Postage is free in the UK.
To the rest of Europe it's an extra £2.50
Outside Europe it's an extra £3.50
These charges are per order, no matter how many items are in your package, and are subsidised.
Post is by first class in the UK and international standard elsewhere (7-10 working days). Covid is still slowing the posties down a wee bit though.
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