Art By Alexandra

Fairfax,  VA 
United States
  • Booth: 628

I started painting a long time ago, then I discovered glass flamework. Melting glass is challenging but with practice, and better understanding of "cause and effect", amazing results can be achieved. For example a very realistic, 3-dimensional flower may be created using the implosion technique. the use of twisted color glass will add variegation and beauty to


  • Flameworked glass pendant
    Glass pendants featuring a design inspired by Tiffany's stained glass. These are magnolias in foliage....

  • All products are created in my studio. I only use american-made borosilicate (pyrex) glass. Each piece is unique. Flamework involves the use of a torch mixing oxygen and propane to melt and shape glass. One important technique referred to as implosion results in the creation of a three-dimensional flower design within a glass pendant. My collection includes pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings. Using soft glass ("Murano"), I create original, colorful beads which I incorporate in necklaces and dangling earrings.
  • African women
    in this glass pendant, i "drew" with glass three African women, friends!...

  • It is hard, but so much fun to draw with glass! Over the flame, i created this happy group of three women. A symbol of friendship, unique and fun.
  • Imploded flower with red and white stripes
    This is a glass pendant featuring a three-dimensional flower. Very unique and striking!...

  • This is a flameworked piece featuring and imploded glass flower. I use borosilicate (pyrex), made in america glass. After shaping the piece in the flame of a torch mixing propane and oxygen, i anneal it in a kiln to ensure durability.
  • Millefiori
    In the Murano tradition, this pendant features many small flowers melted together to create a "garden" of multiple blooms! Evokes the joy of springtime!...

  • Many little glass flowers melted together on a base of clear glss. Colorful and fun!
  • Bead necklace
    Using soft, "Murano" Glass, I created colorful beads which, along with fresh water pearls, i assembled in a necklace....

  • Soft glass lends itself to creating round, colorful beads. After working those over a torch mixing oxygen and propane, I anneal the beads in a kiln to ensure durability.