soror Nishi

One of the interesting things about all design processes is the number of consequent decisions that you have to make before you set pen to paper [metaphorically speaking].

The decisions don’t need to be consequent if you are just gonna play around, and that is certainly one strategy, but if the materials are expensive, that can be costly and reaching a satisfying conclusion is a hit-and-miss affair [well, most design projects are to a certain extent].

So…I have been doing lots of reading, watching videos and ‘window shopping’ for kilns and glass and tools…etc etc.

As the total cost of setting up a glass workshop is huge I obviously have to buy a bit at a time …. and it got me thinking about ancient Egypt. In ancient Egypt the tools were relatively simple, and I have always made jewellery with simple hand tools, shunning machines as I like quiet…

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