Tumbler - Transparent Stripe by Jim Loewer

Jim Loewer

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This handmade tumbler has more of a crisp and clean look than some of my more organic and playful cups. Like rainbows, sand art, or the bullseye sun catchers, they are comprised of distinct rings of colors. All transparent so they have an exciting different look when empty or full.

Durable and dishwasher safe. Perfect for whiskey, wine or water.

Dimensions: approximately 3.5" tall x 2.75" in diameter.

Because this item is handmade, it will vary slightly from the image shown.

Handmade by Jim Loewer of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

I use a propane/oxygen mix torch to melt and shape glass. The color is colored borosilicate glass rods or powder melted directly into clear glass tubing. Forms are blown and sculpted in the flame and then annealed in a kiln.

I’ve tried other career paths. I studied painting, taught art in a juvenile jail, worked on a fishing boat, and got a J.D., but I kept returning to glass. I love turning solid glass into a liquid and back again and experimenting with new ways of adding color, shaping glass, and pushing the boundaries of size for lamp-working. As a maker, I aim to make colorful, playful work that you will want to hang in your windows, decorate your house with, drink your whiskey from, and give to your mom.

Find more of Jim's work here.

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