Charlton has been around for over 25 years, founded by Sandie Charlton. Sandie and her sons, John and Chad have revived the ancient art of combining glass and metal.
4000 years ago the Egyptians and Persians mastered the art of fusing glass. The knowledge they gained while working with this complex and unpredictable material continues to inspire creative work to this day. The age-old technique of kiln-forming glass has always been a fascination due to magical transformation of glass when combined with heat.
Charlton Platters are made from individually, hand-cut copper pieces that are fused between layers of glass to form functional pieces of art.
The 1500-degree kiln turns the copper into unique, fiery images. The result of the eighteen-hour heating and cooling cycle is a durable,
yet beautiful piece of glass art.
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