Pavel Novak Chimera Cold-Worked Glass

Starting: $10,000

Pavel Novak’s process is called cold-working. He begins with a raw piece of glass which he then grinds on various flat wheels with different grades of silicone carbide. He then polishes the piece on a felt wheel with pumice and cerium oxide. Once the piece has been brought to a perfect polish, he colors, sand blasts, and/or laminates the glass to achieve his design. Ground and polished optical glass combined with colored epoxy. 6″h, 6″w, 6″d

Smithsonian
Live Auction

Smithsonian Craft Benefit Auction

Start: Oct 21, 2020 20:00 EDT