Region:South East England

Technique:Kiln work



Areas of Interest:Competitions, Networking, Workshops

Product:Jewellery, Table ware

Country:United Kingdom


Erin Green

Portsmouth based microwave fused glass artist specialising in jewellery and small gifts.

Exploring the Art of Microwave Glass Fusing with me, Erin from Hampshire. In the picturesque county of Hampshire, hidden away in the tranquility of a garden, lies a creative sanctuary – my shudio. What’s a shudio, you ask? Well, it’s a clever fusion of a shed and a studio, where I craft stunning glass jewellery through a unique and fascinating process known as microwave glass fusing. Microwave glass fusing might not be a term you’re familiar with, but it’s a captivating art form that’s gaining popularity among artists like myself . It combines the precision of traditional glass fusing techniques with the modern convenience of a microwave oven. Let’s dive into my world of glass jewellery and discover the magic of microwave glass fusing. My journey into the world of glass artistry began like many other artistic pursuits – with a spark of curiosity and a desire to create. I stumbled upon microwave glass fusing while rediscovering my love of creativity , and it immediately resonated with me. The process involves layering pieces of colored glass on a base and then firing them in a microwave kiln. The intense heat transforms the glass, merging the layers into a single, unique piece of art. Nestled in the heart of Hampshire, My shudio provides the ideal backdrop for my creative endeavors. Surrounded by the serene beauty of the Hampshire countryside, my artistic juices flow freely. The peaceful ambiance allows me to focus on my craft, bringing my imaginative glass jewellery designs to life. Microwave glass fusing is a blend of science and art. I carefully select glass pieces with different colors and textures, arranging them to create a harmonious composition. The layers are placed on a ceramic base, and the microwave kiln is used to heat them to a temperature that allows the glass to fuse together. One of the advantages of microwave glass fusing is its speed. Traditional kilns can take hours, but my microwave kiln can complete the process in a matter of minutes. This rapid firing not only saves time but also adds an element of surprise to each piece, as the final result can be unpredictable and unique. One of the most alluring aspects of microwave glass fusing is the element of unpredictability. I embrace the imperfections and irregularities that emerge in my creations. Each piece tells its own story, bearing the marks of its individual journey through the intense heat of the microwave kiln. These imperfections make each piece of jewellery one-of-a-kind, and collectors appreciate the uniqueness of my work. My jewellery is a reflection of my love for nature and the surroundings in Hampshire. I often incorporate themes inspired by the countryside, using colors and patterns that evoke the beauty of the region. My jewellery pieces, whether earrings, pendants, or bracelets, are not just accessories; they are wearable works of art that allow you to carry a piece of Hampshire’s charm with you wherever you go. My journey into the world of microwave glass fusing has not only transformed my creative expression but has also given rise to a collection of breathtaking glass jewellery inspired by the serene beauty of Hampshire. My shudio, nestled in this picturesque county, is a testament to the power of art to connect with nature and bring beauty into our lives. If you’re ever in Hampshire and looking for a unique piece of glass jewellery that captures the essence of this beautiful region, pay a visit to my little shudio. You’ll not only find beautiful jewellery but also get a glimpse into the captivating world of microwave glass fusing, where science and art collide to create something truly magical.