||Conch Shell Lantern Item 1862|
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Amber, chestnut and white opaque colored glass are applied to a gather of clear before fusing in the furnace.
Colors are blended around the circumference of the design to produce the image of a Conch Shell when lit.
Filled with water and illuminated by a submersible light emitting diode the image of the Conch Shell is projected outside the vase.
The lantern is a great banquet table centerpiece.
Place a lantern in the center of each table, turn on the LED and a pulsing light pattern is projected onto the table.
Subdue the lights in the banquet hall prior to people filing in for the full effect.
One seat at each table can have a ticket or card announcing that individual as the winner of the art glass centerpiece to take home.
The design is inspired by Asian lanterns which date back thousands of years and were originally constructed from oiled rice paper and bamboo.
Lanterns are still used throughout Asia for illumination and entertainment, including Sky-lanterns and floating Wish-lanterns.