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Feeling Fragile?

When we think about the material of glass we often think of something fragile... but think of the its strengths(!) We build our skyscrapers with it;  it is the barrier between us hurtling through space in our moving car, and it can even stop bullets! Glass also...

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Morocco

MOROCCO was more than I could have imagined!  Inspiration of  texture, design, pattern, light & craft... I mean INSPIRATION off the chain! The food, the people, the traditions, the ancient Berber craft mixed with modern design, spices, fabrics, and perforated metal!...

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Ciao Venezia!

Buongiorno! Spring in Seattle is full on with flowers blooming and rainbows arcing in the sky. I must tear myself away from this glorious spring to head out for a global adventure. Si e vero!  It is true! I am returning to Venice, Italy for our Glass Art Society...

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Peace in 2018

Forming molten sand with breath will bring opportunity, discovery and a career full of unknowns and mystery! The past year allowed me to challenge myself and to push my creativity into new projects beyond my expectations. I cannot wait to see what 2018 has in store!!...

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Hello Fans & Friends of Illuminata!

It has been a year to remember – whoa! There have been many global challenges for all humanity this year, but also such opportunity for growth and sharing. There is hope and LIGHT! Perhaps we are trying to absorb & process the real human experiences of life, death,...

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Hello and Happy Spring! 

If you are like me,  it felt like this year began in a slow and groggy slumber and now is clipping along like a wild mustang! Whew!  Lots to share and celebrate and I would love to hear from you too! How are you inspired?  What are the small things that make a...

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