Portfolio Lunch plate - Along the way
A scenic suggestion of life's journey. Land and sea and path to unknown places. A perfect plate for lunch, dessert or on which to serve your favourite cookies or hors d'oeuvres.
You can read more about my inspiration for this plate in my blog here.
I suggest that you wash all Glass by Charis by hand. It is food safe.
Putting it in the microwave is not recommended.
Size: 8.75" x 8.75" (.875" deep)
How it was created: The "Along the way" lunch plate was created by laying a piece of transparent brown glass on the kiln shelf for the base and topping it with opaque glass pieced to create the scene. The piece was fused in the kiln. A square of yellow transparent glass was placed on the kiln shelf with the fused piece set on top. More decorative glass pieces were added. The whole thing was fused again. The resulting piece was trimmed and fused again. The next day the 8.5" square fused piece was put in an oragami-shaped plate mold and fired for another day. The "Along the way" lunch plate was in the kiln for four days.
My process often adds bubbles in the glass and no piece is perfectly round or square, adding to its appeal.
Fusing glass, often in several layers, results in items that may seem surprisingly heavy when first unpacked.