Saturday, November 1, 2008

Stained glass lamp shade - a work in progress

Here's a stained glass lamp shade that I designed an am currently working on.  I was inspired by our trip to New Orleans last February.  Fleur de lis everywhere!  Although it's meaning or use is much debated, I like to think of it as as a symbol of perfection, light and life - a definition I found through research.  Since I started working on it down at Vijon Studios in Old Saybrook, away from the distractions of home, I've finally gotten most of the pieces together.  A bunch of soldering to do and I'm going to make a "window" along the bottom.  I'll post another photos when I'm done!

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