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Glassblowing Materials & Technique

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Glassblowing Materials & Technique

Molten glass (approximately 2000 degrees Fahrenheit) is gathered onto a blowpipe where it is allowed to cool, becoming stiff. This enables the blower to gather another layer, increasing the mass of glass. This process is repeated until the desired amount of glass is collected.

JIŘÍ PAČINEK – GUEST ARTIST

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JIŘÍ PAČINEK – GUEST ARTIST

Jiří Pačinek started his career of glass blower in Czech famous Chribská glass works focusing mainly on free-hand shaped glass. In 1991 he was called to army and after return back he started to work in Chribská glass works again.