The Lampwork Collection
Lampwork is one of the most spectacular arts of beadmaking. It has a long history and has many forms that leave the beholder in abolute awe. Lampwork beading is an intricate technique and it takes a very skilled artisan quite some time to perfect it. Colorful and/or clear glass rods are melted, swirled, and shaped around a host ash covered metal rod usind a torch or other heat source to produce exquisite patterns, shapes, and textures. The best known of all Lampwork is likely Murano Glass, perfected in Murano, Italy in the 14th century. Another type you may have heard of yields Boro beads, so named from the use of Borosilicate Glass in the Lampwork technique. Whatever the style, proper Lampwork beads are very individual and are nearly impossible to replicate, so you are sure to get a very special, one of a kind work of art. Each piece on BodyBlingOnline.com fulfills a wonderful promise of suppporting a deserving artisan and providing you with a fine work of art.
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