Experiment 2b

Breaking the Mould - Ex. 2b

a. Soda-lime glass
> colour: clear
b. Ceramic rope
> composition: SiO2 + Al2 O3
> structure: quartz, α-qlumina
> T max: ~ 950°C
c. Wooden structure

Dimensions of the final piece
h. 20 cm diam. 26 cm

a. Create a floating holding structure to be used as a mould.
b. Evaluate the heath behaviour of the rope.
c. Explore the possibility to have undercuts in the design.

The glass is blown into a ceramic rope secured to a wooden structure.

The piece can be easily removed from the mould; undercuts achievable; interesting texture.

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