The Art and History of Glassblowing by M. Le Merle
Approx. 6,020 words.
Published on September 29, 2012 by
Pink Pigeon Press.
Glass is a unique substance.
Neither liquid nor solid,
it is created, through heat,
from the fusion of raw materials.
Discovered by accident 5,000 years ago,
glass has ever since captured our imagination.
This book provides a tour around
the intriguing history of glass, its uses,
and the legends which surround it,
and gives an insight into
the art and tools of the glass blower