Formed Glass is glass that is, basically, reconfigured in shape by time, temperature and gravity.

Most glass begins to move just over 1000° F. As the glass is heated in the kiln, it slowly begins to take on more liquid characteristics. It is because of the transformation of the solid characteristics of glass to the liquid characteristics of glass that allows the glass to 'behave' like a liquid and take the shape of whatever it is in or on.

It is the manipulation of the liquid characteristics through time, temperature and gravity which allows the glass craftsman to add or modify dimension in the glass work.

Draping and slumping or sagging glass can not only modify the shape of glass but in some cases it can modify the function of the glasswork.

"He who works with his hands, his head, and his heart, is an artist" —St. Francis of Assisi

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