Flameworking Demonstration by Toledo Museum of Art

Demonstration video by the Toledo Museum of Art. Watch the artist create an elaborate flask. This glass flask was made by a glass artist, Gideon Rockwood. However it was not made using a furnace and blowpipe, but another process called flameworking. In the past, glassmakers might use an oil lamp, with a bellow air pump. But today’s flameworker most often uses a torch.… read more →