As a nation, after a loved one has died, we've been gradually becoming more and more at ease with the idea of keeping them close to our hearts by combining glass
and ashes into precious keepsakes.
In this study of combining glass
with ceramics, the best results were obtained when the glass thickness is two to three mm greater than the thickness of the ceramic body.
The Campana Brothers are known for their quirky sense of style and design and have used materials ranging from brightly coloured plastic and carpet underlay to create decorative rolls that "upholster" a basic frame in their Sushi collection (2002-2004) to combining glass
with Brazilian dolls and other materials to various chandeliers and sculptures for Glass Experiences (2010) with Italian glass brand Venini in the former coach house at Waddesdon Manor in the United Kingdom.
When you're combining glass
and fire, you probably shouldn't skip the basics.
Crafted details combining glass
, brushed aluminum and white wood bring new meaning to the concept of living in art.
But it is combining glass
creation with storytelling that has marked him out as something special.
One of the ways in which the newest generation of glass artists differs from the artists who have been working in the medium for some time is in the approach they take in combining glass
with their Native culture.
Polymers do not usually adhere to glass, but combining glass
and polymer to create composite materials is possible if an intermediary polymer coupling agent is used as a go-between, according to Penn State scientists.
Glassware vendors are looking to bolster flat stemware sales and open new retail space by combining glass
with other materials, such as wrought iron and wicker, to create gift-oriented products.
And biochemist Ralph Messing's work in the 1970s combining glass
with active enzymes laid the foundation for today's Epic[R] System drug discovery tool.