Glass flowers encased in crystal [videorecording] / by Chris L. Buzzini ; A3 International.

Glass flowers encased in crystal [videorecording] / by Chris L. Buzzini ; A3 International.

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[S.l.] : A3 International, c2010.
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Buzzini, Chris.
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Glass flowers encased in crystal by Chris L. Buzzini.
Title from title frame.
Accompanied by 8 p. booklet with English title and chapters, descriptive information is in Japanese.
Chris Buzzini provides a complete, step by step process of making a floral, vacuum encased, flameworked paperweight.
Chris L. Buzzini, papeweight artist.
In English with Japanese sub-titles.
Commercially available.
Introduction --
Discussion of tools and equipment --
Pulling schott S-8 into small rods --
Making cane for components --
Loose petal flowers and flower bud --
Ball flower (flower built on clear) --
Leaves and stems --
Root fibers, root bulb and tendrils --
Assembling design --
Preparing S-8 and encasing design --
Preparing bottom glass and applying to top --
Cleaning bottom and top --
Placing paperweight in kiln --
Grinding and polishing bottom.