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William Glasner worked glass in a traditional manner until a visit to Venice in 1982, where he discovered glass faceting or carving. Recently, he started applying this method to a series of carved beads that are jewelry proportion. “The hand-carved beads featured in this jewelry are unique in the 3500-year history of glass bead making. Amazingly, even though people have been creating glass beads for millennia and carving glass for nearly as long, extensive research has been unable to yield historical examples of similar carved glass beads. In making my beads, traditional techniques are combined in an innovative way to create a historically new bead style.”

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