Monday, December 28, 2009

Enamored with Glass - part #4

Each year as I approach the new year I choose a word for the new year.
This past year's word was "Create".
In thinking about the word create this year I wanted to learn one new craft in which I had to create. I actually ended up learning two new crafts, both involving glass. I will share the other glass craft another day.
My friend, Teresa, has a glass studio in her basement and invited me to come and create.
What great fun to create these small pendants with glass and see what came out of the kiln. The firing smooths the edges and makes something rough into something beautiful.

As I sit here I am thinking the similarities in life.
As we walk through the fire we become more beautiful.

11 comments:

Jeanne said...

Beautiful
Much love and many blessings
Love Jeanne

Rosemary said...

Beautiful creations Marilyn! (using a 'loaner' computer, so not totally out of touch... but it's not 'my' computer!
Nancy

Marion Williams-Bennett said...

Create is a wonderful word for the year, and look where it led you! Beautiful creations, and a beautiful use of your hands!

I thinking of stealing Create for this year, let's see where it leads!

Thank you!

Angela McRae said...

These are truly beautiful, and your thoughts about them make them even more so! (And I hope you'll share what your new word for 2010 is!)

La Tea Dah said...

Your pendants are beautiful --- and the analogy of life becoming more beautiful after we walk through the fire is so true. Although we don't always like the heat, it seems to have such refining qualities.

LaTeaDah

Gayle @ Mountain Moma said...

Oh, I like that. Choosing one word for the year.

Bernideen said...

These are lovely - Happy New Coming Year!

parTea lady said...

Your pendants are beautiful. I love the variety of colors, shapes and designs.

somepinkflowers said...

these are beautiful,
marilyn!


the last one makes me think
of a heart*kite
floating in the sky...

:-)

i will stay tuned in to see
your word for 2010.

{{ my word would be:
Travel
no
no
wait
it
would be Time...
no wait
it would be Health...
no
no that is not right
either.

hummmm...

i think i could never pick one word for 12 months.
maybe for one day.

i lack focus. }]

Annie said...

These are all so pretty Marilyn. The white heart looks like it is releasing little drops of sunlight. Happy New Year and see you soon I'm sure, Annie.

Christina said...

these are all so lovely!
xo