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Round Square – Vases – Wood & Glass

glass bells to show your precious objects

When blowing soap bubbles in the air Iris & Ruben had the dream to capture these temporary beauties in a tendril frame. The fascinating effect of a floating bubble which adapt to its surrounding until it snaps, was the inspiration for a new series of objects in glass combined with wood by Studio Thier&vanDaalen.

 They came up with the idea to blow a round bubble of glass in a square frame made from wood. To challenge two ancient handcrafts; free glassblowing and fine woodworking. Fascinated by the two different materials with their own unique properties and treatments; when combined, they have to deal with each other.

Wet wood is commonly used as a mould in free hand glassblowing. But never as a definitive part of the end object. Iris and Ruben saw this as a beautiful element to use in the end result. The glass will mark the wood forever during blowing, therefor the wooden mould and its object in glass match perfectly together. With this new method Studio Thier&VanDaalen created different objects, to show your precious objects.

We often make the glass objects on commission, send us an email with your wishesemail

Some objects are for sale on our WEBSHOP 

Made since 2014 at Tetterode Glass in Amsterdam – glasblower: Marc Barreda – materials: glass & wood: Wengé, Ash or Walnut

Light blue vase – square frame 24 x 24 x 12 cm – total hight 55cm

Smoke_triangle_vase-Round_Square-ST&VD-web2Smoke triangle vase – square frame 24 x 24 cm – total hight 35cm

Blue bubble vase – square frame 24 x 24 cm – total hight 35cm

Round_Square-Vessel_flower-Studio_Thier&VanDaalen-webOpaque vessel – square frame 30 x 30 cm – total hight 18cm
Opaque mint vessel – square frame 32 x 32 – total hight 23cm

Opaque light – square frame 24 x 24 cm – total hight 38cm


Pierced bubble vase –  24 x 24 x 38 cm

blue-tulip_vase-RoundSquare-Studio_Thier&vanDaalen-webblue tulip vase – 19 x 19 x 21 cm

Round_Square-Designkwartier 2016-web-ST&vD-5Designkwartier Den Haag 2016

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