Southwestern Etched Cacti on Glass Centerpiece

Sonoran desert fauna embellish glass bowl

Written by John Wakefield – Owner of Artistry in Glass

Sonoran desert flora embellish exquisite glass bowl

After 37 years in business John and Catherine at Artistry in Glass have combined to produce this, the summit achievement in our glittering artistic career. A 360 degree, Sonoran Desert panorama featuring the majestic Saguaro cactus (proud sentinel of the desert) together with other iconic plants (you spot them) – Ocotillo, Agave, Prickly Pear, Century Plant, Creosote Bush, Teddy Bear Cholla, and Yucca.

Soaring over the prickly inferno sails a sharp-eyed Harris Hawke trying to locate the foolishly exposed Gila Monster.

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Sonoran desert fauna embellish glass bowl
Sonoran desert fauna embellish glass bowl

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I was an exploration geologist and University Professor working in Botswana, Zambia, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands, Portugal, and other countries before opening Artistry in Glass in 1986. In my more than 35 years of experience, I have brought my technical abilities as a scientist to the trade of glasswork. During this time I have become an industry expert in glass and glass-related skills. Watch out for special insider tips developed from my detailed knowledge of the glass business.

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