June 23, 2010

Bermuda Glassworks & Clayworks

My recent Bermuda vacation was all about the beach, but on our last day there we did a little shopping.  One of the places we checked out was Dockyard Glassworks where local artists make hand-blown glass pieces.  They even did a demonstration of how their hand-blown glasswork is made:
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The studio makes plates, vases, and many other types of glass items in an array of beautiful bright colors. 
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The variety of colors reflects the bright colors of Bermuda: pink like their beaches, turquoise like the ocean, and blue like the sky.
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The glass studio also featured gorgeous glass light fixtures and sculptures: 
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Next to the glass studio, we also went to Bermuda Clayworks which featured custom made clay pottery.
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Isn’t this stuff beautiful!  Do you own any special glass and pottery or other special souvenirs from a vacation?

2 comments:

Van said...

Thanks for sharing these pictures- I'm loving all the colors, and textures- so much artistic stimulation. Glass art is so amazing, it requires so much care because of its fragility and impermanence. It DEMANDS appreciation.

jennjp0518 said...

Wow these are so pretty! I wish there was somewhere like this near me, I would love to go and see this!