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Lampwork

The lampwork technique is one of the three major methods used in the construction of classic paperweights. In addition to floral designs, lampworkers created fruits, vegetables, and animal scenes. Lampworking also appears in paperweights using other techniques such as latticinio and overlay.

Lampworked Handcooler Lampworked Handcooler Lampworked Bead Necklace Lampworked Set-ups This graphic illustrates the crimping process by which crimped flowers such as the Millville roses were made. A crimp is a brass form, here in the shape of a rose. It is pre-heated and thrust into a molten gather of glass. The petal shapes on the crimp push the colored glass upward into petal shapes within the clear glass dome. Step A:</B> Glass rods are heated and shaped under a blow-lamp or torch

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