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glass-blowing

the process of shaping a mass of molten or softened glass into a vessel, shape, etc., by blowing air into it through a tube
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At the various colleges and universities that have glass departments, the modular teaching system means that anybody who wants to be a glass-blower hasn't got enough time to stay in the shop hour after hour after hour.
CAMARILLO - More than 80 years ago Juan Camarillo commissioned a glass-blower from Munich, Germany, to fashion 13 stained glass windows for St.
I come from a very close, fairly hippie family," says the singer, who counts among her siblings one sister who's a sculptor, another who's a glass-blower, and a gay half brother who's an attorney in San Francisco.
And when nature calls, he walks 150 yards to his parents' house where his father Ed, an American who came to Britain 25 years ago, works as a glass-blower.
Each fixture is made of Murano Italian glass in decorative combinations of blues, whites, yellows and reds which convey the imperfect, ridged charm one might expect to get from a glass-blower selling his wares from wooden cart on a sun-drenched corner square in Venice, rather than a large American lighting dealer.
No one knows this better than Paul Le Pinnet, an awardwinning glass-blower who moulds molten glass into intricate shapes for scientists.
A glass-blower will create craft pieces, while a kite-flyer from Delhi will fly 100 kites in Bahrain skies at the same time.
It takes a lot of training to be a glass-blower and you never stop learning.
There is a restaurant with a terrace overlooking the playground and the usual shops selling souvenirs, as well as a glass-blower.
Soon after the college moved in, craftspeople interested in hiring workshop space started knocking on the door and within two weeks, the project could boast a glass-blower, potter, weaver, blacksmith, bike maintenance workshop, lamp-worker and jeweller.
Logan, half artist, half artisan, is a glass-blower on the verge of widespread acclaim for his work.
The dreamers of "Finalities," the glass-blower, the speaker in "To Georges Braque" or "The Foal" are all seekers in this sense, in sharp contrast to the mind that has mercifully outgrown our homespun parables and paradigms.