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Eye-Catching Art Glass by Laura Dawson


A  hand-etched piece of art glass depicting a tree of lifeMajestic Tree of Life, hand etching on dichroic glass

Featured artist Laura Dawson creates beautiful pieces of jewelry and eye-catching art glass. Using various glass-making techniques, Laura’s works are lovely on the wall or as the finishing touch on a nice outfit.

 

A bracelet featuring a hand-etched glass pendant with a tree motifTree Bracelet, hand etched dichroic glass on jump ring chain

Many of Laura’s works use a combination of stained glass, sculpted glass and mosaic techniques, creating a layered, complex look that a viewer can really get lost in. I love the incredibly saturated colours that Laura is able to achieve in her glasswork. Trees are a common motif in the artist’s handmade jewelry pieces, and the aesthetic of spindly black tree branches laid over a background of bright green or blue is quite stunning.

 

A screen capture of the front page of Laura Dawson's websiteThe front page of Laura's website

Laura’s glass jewelry often comes in the form of pendants, the perfect size for a beautiful statement necklace. In her Art Glass gallery, the artist shows off examples of her experiments in technique, creating bowls, wall-hangings and other pieces using a variety of methods and aesthetic choices. 

 

A photo of a hand-made glass bowlFree Form Fracture


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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