For show and tell this week, I'm showing an artistic endeavor I started sometime last fall and didn't really finish until now. I like to do crafts (I don't really consider myself an artist), and have done things like crochet for years. For whatever reason, I've always been fascinated with glass - I've taken glass fusing and glass bead-making classes, and I hope to take glass blowing some day. The other thing I've always wanted to learn is mosaic, so last fall I signed up for a class. It was much more time consuming than I expected. It took me the entire semester to complete this project, with a weekend of non-stop glass-cutting and glueing at the end so I would be able to grout it with the rest of the class.
I didn't get around to staining the frame or figuring out how to hang it up until this week, but I'm really excited to finally have this on my wall. It's about 14 inches high and 12 inches across, and the tiles are all actually glass except the leaves which are dyed mother of pearl.
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