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Luscious Handmade Glass Orchids by Laura Hart Reflect Plants' Exotic Beauty

One year ago   |   By Colossal

Glass Miltonia Orchid
Colorful orchids, identical in size, bloom in UK artist Laura Hart 's studio. From their bilateral symmetry to their splashes of pigment, the glass designer's perfectly crafted forms illustrate the strange exotic beauty of the plant species. With their soft and fleshy glass petals, Hart's botanical sculptures appear as fully bloomed flower heads, each of which has a different pattern to reflect the diversity of the species. “My fascination with orchids spans decades and at one point I had nearly seventy in my conservatory,” Hart tells Colossal. “The explosion of color...
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