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Stockholm :: Sweden | 7 months ago

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26 December 2013 0 View comments Traditional techniques are still sometimes better than modern machines as these glass blowers prove. The skilled craftsmen brave the sweltering heat day in day out to make intricate glassware at Dartington Crystal in

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 8 months ago

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Stan Sheldon places his blowtorch between two spinning glass tubes. He blows into a mouthpiece that looks like a cigarette perched on his bottom lip. Air enters one end of a tube and puffs up through smoldering, wilting glass. As the tubes appear

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Tōkyō :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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From the front it looks like your average home, except for piles of watery hued glass stacked near the gateway and a dozen motor scooters cramped together. Inside the compound is a very different picture there are people working in every corner, some

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Corning :: NY :: USA | over 1 year ago

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With a propane torch as hot as 3,000 degrees, he collapses, bends, twists, pulls and shapes the glass...What the yellow flame can't make he does, blowing air gently to expand spheres. In the end, after the heat and spinning, he has a sparkling,

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Jersey City :: NJ :: USA | 2 years ago

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Blowing Glass Is His Day Job, and His Other Job, Too Earl Wilson/The New York Times Kiva Ford repairing a vacuum manifold at his workshop in Jersey City. As he wielded a hand torch in a cluttered two-car garage one recent night, Kiva Ford admitted, I

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Beirut :: Lebanon | over 2 years ago

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The Lebanese coast was once dotted with the iconic small huts of glass blowers, who could be seen seated by the sparkling Mediterranean practising their craft. Lebanon: In a humble workshop in the southern coastal town of Sarafand, the Khalifa family

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