Thursday, February 24, 2011
Wolves + Glass = Awesome
The relaxed, understated atmosphere of this next Etspiration shop is what drew me into their store. A husband and wife team, WolfGlassArt has simple, clean pictures that showcase the color and line of their phenomenal handblown glass pieces. Their store is chock-full of gorgeous items that speak for themselves. Their wares include the traditional suncatcher ornaments, wine-stoppers, vases, dishes, wall art, figurines, lamps, and paper weights. Their use of color is incredible, their shapes are organic (yes, I'm biased towards it), and in the plethora of glass art they stand apart for being completely eco-friendly. (all images copyrighted to Wolf Glass)
This color combination is so cool! I haven't seen orange and black in a long time (outside of Halloween), and I absolutely love it. This is part of their "dragon" series, and all have the same spiral design in black and white. Click here to see a really cool one in the Saint Patrick spirit. The whole piece is shaped like an eye, and the cluster of black and white in the center is perfect for creating this effect. It has a rather hypnotizing effect, drawing your own eye towards it. This would look great on any wall, and they have it in practically any color.
I don't know if I like the color or the shape better. Purple and black is a chic color combination; not something you see everyday, and has the possibility of being done wrong, but when it's done right it's fantastic. The whole piece has a plant-like feel, with the organic black stalks emphasized by the wavery edge of the bowl. The 3-dimensional aspect of the stalks gives the piece extra texture, adding to the appeal. This is also a unique design (as far as I know), separating these pieces from your standard open, wavy-edged bowl. I'm also looking for pieces that are a new take on something traditional, and I like the funky style that they have given this. Again, they have these vases in nearly every color. On the practical side, I like how they put a solid base on the bottom. I hate it when a bowl rocks slightly.
Posted by Kglass at 6:38 PM