Monday, September 21, 2009

World of Wonders

These glass models of sealife were created by the 19th century Blaschkas, a father and son team of expert glassmakers. Sealife is notoriously difficult to preserve, and these beautiful glass models proved an elegant and imaginative solution. Seen at the Boston Museum of Science.

Tiny Blaschka Glass Squid Model

Blaschka Glass Anemone


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

i'm obsessed with sealife in glassware!!