Transparent Nests

Transparent Nests, glass object, mouthblown glass with Mexican birdcages as mould - produced by craftsmen of Nouvel Studio, Mexico City, designer Gala Fernandez



by GALA FERNANDEZ, Mexico City, 2014

MATERIAL: Handblown glass, bird cage as mold

SIZE: Larger Nest: H 23 x W 11 x D (top) 3.5cm / Smaller Nest: H 16 x W 11 x D (top): 4cm Larger Nest: H 9.05 x W 4.33 x D (top) 1.37 in / Smaller Nest: H 6.29 x W 4.33 x D (top): 1.57 in

unique pieces, of an edition of 12 pairs with this typolog

CRAFTSMANSHIP / PRODUCTION: by the skilled craftsmen with the glass knowhow of acclaimed glass company Nouvel Studio, Mexico City

These small transparent vase objects, originate from a glass-blowing project, by Gala Fernandez, realised with the skilled glass-blowers of acclaimed glass manufacturer NOUVEL Studio in México City. The colour and crystal quality of the glass are remarkable and highly rated. The liquid glass is blown into various everyday objects from Mexican markets and birdcages serving as the moulds for this process. Here the moulds are little bird nests.