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Handmade Blue Glass Bead Garden Sparkler

  • $ 225.00
A truly beautiful glass garden sparkler. This is a totally one of a kind and completely handmade garden accent! I hand make all of the glass lampwork beads in the piece. Lampworking is a type of glass work where a torch is used to melt the glass. Once in a molten state, the glass is formed by shaping with tools and hand movements. It is also known as flame working or torch working. Once the beads are made they are kiln annealed for strength and durability.

This sun catcher is gorgeous mix of blue. There are pressed beads, round beads, spiral beads, disk beads, and enamel frit beads. It's an amazing assortment of beautiful handmade blue beads. The lampwork beads are threaded on stainless steel wire. This wire is flexible and slightly bendable. The beads sway in the breeze. The wires are fixed to a copper tube. The copper tube is inserted into the ground.

These garden sparklers can be used indoors are out. Please protect them from strong wind, hail, snow or ice. They are glass and could break if dropped or left out in bad weather conditions. I keep mine outdoors. I've had one in my rose garden over 5 years now and it's just as beautiful as the day I put it there.

The hardest part about making these is taking the photos! They are so hard to photograph. Rest assured they are beautiful in every way.

The garden sparkler is about 20" in diameter. There are 13 beaded wires. The bead wires are about 14" long. The sun catcher attaches to a 1/2" copper tube that is 4' long. It will come in 2 sections that slide together. Some assembly is required. You will need to slip the copper tubing together in 2 places. Pretty easy to do. I will include instructions. Keep in mid that you will need to push the copper tube into the ground at least 12" so in all it would be about 4'-5' completely assembled. You could make it shorter by pushing it further in the ground.