When envisioning these pieces I thought of large billowing fields of poppies. I wanted to capture the poppy in all stages of its life, from bud, to flower, to distinctive seed pod with its black cap. I also wanted to capture the movement of the poppy in the field as it follows the sun and billows in the breeze, arriving at the different blossom shapes that you can see in this piece. This wreath has two blossoms as well as a bud and two seed pods, all framed within a brass ring.
Handmade from a few types of red, green and black stained glass.
Handmade by ABJ Glassworks in Philadelphia using stained glass, silver-alloy solder and eco-friendly techniques.