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Sinuous Tentacles and Intricate Spider Legs Sprout from Glass Symphony’s Miniature Creatures

March 24, 2022

Grace Ebert

All images © Glass Symphony, shared with permission Kyiv-based artist Nikita Drachuk (previously) is behind a delicate menagerie of translucent octopuses, striped spiders, and mottled slugs exquisitely crafted in glass. Elaborately shaped with curling tentacles and segmented legs, the miniature creatures are the product of lampworking, which involves melting the […]

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Momentum Celebrates Art and Music with a Free Festival in Toledo, Ohio (Sponsor)

August 7, 2018

Momentum Toledo

[…] from regional artists, visitors will find a diverse mix of hands-on art experiences. Exhibitions will showcase Toledo’s rich history as the birthplace of the studio glass movement and current knowledge base in the glass industry. Musical guests Orquesta Akokán will bring their big band collective of the finest Cuban musicians […]

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New Miniature Handmade Glass Creatures by ‘Glass Symphony

July 6, 2016

Christopher Jobson

Kiev-based glass artist Nikita Drachuk of Glass Symphony (previously) continues to crank out all matter of tiny glass objects from birds and bees to slugs and salamanders. Drachuk primarily uses a technique called lampwork, where a high-temperature torch is used to melt colorful glass rods. You can see more of […]

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Handmade Blown Glass Flora and Fauna by ‘Glass Symphony

October 22, 2015

Christopher Jobson

Ukrainian glass artist Nikita Drachuk of Glass Symphony creates all manner of glass spiders, octopi, and other critters by hand. He uses a method called lampworking, where a lamp or torch is used to melt rods of colored glass. Once in a molten state, the glass can be formed by […]

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