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Glass Eye's 40th Anniversary

It all began in a small shop on a street called Post Alley in the Pike Place Market in Seattle. Rob Adamson, the founder of Glass Eye Studio, dipped his blow pipe into a small furnace of molten glass, pulling out a draw of hot, fluid glass - like glowing honey on a stick. 40 years later [...]

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Making Memorials with Cremation Ashes

One of the most satisfying products made at Glass Eye Studio are glass memorials containing cremation ashes.Today we are making these in the hot shop, one at a time by hand. It takes a team of four people to create the keepsakes. Each craftsman has a specific job to do.The “Starter” begins each piece by gathering glass from [...]

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Changing the Crucible

Operating Glass Eye Studio requires a lot of activity behind the scenes to keep things rolling along smoothly.One of the routine tasks is changing the crucibles in our furnaces.Ceramic crucibles, or pots as they are sometimes called, are the vessels that hold molten glass inside the furnace.These crucibles breakdown over time due to the extreme temperatures involved in making cool glass [...]

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Welcome to our new website!

After months of planning and work, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. We wanted a new website to better collaborate with our customers by facilitating easier shopping and ordering for you online. We hope you like the fresh new look to the website and the improved navigation that will allow you to find [...]

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