At Lundberg Studios in California, master craftsmen individually create an exquisite array of vases, perfume bottles, paperweights, lighting and custom commissions. Exclusive to Lundberg Studios, design styles range from antique to contemporary, from Tiffany to Art Deco. Lundberg Art Glass is made entirely at their studios in California on a limited production basis. Melting all its own exotic colors, Lundberg Studios has refined the art of making quality glass by using a blend of techniques both traditional and innovative. To own a piece of Lundberg Art Glass is to own an heirloom of tomorrow. Each piece is signed and dated by the artist.
In June of 1974, Daniel Salazar was hired as a glass grinder by Nouveau Glass, later to become Lundberg Studios. By 1975 he was working with hot glass as a helper or pontilman there. It soon became evident that he had a unique flair for design. By 1978 he had begun producing and designing his own paperweights. He was also influential in developing certain techniques in the California-style paperweight lampworking process. Today Daniel has earned a fine reputation for his delicate and natural look in floral paperweights, as well as birds, underwater scenes and abstract glass work. These same designs have also been produced in beautiful assembly on perfume bottles, vases and jewelry jars. Much of Daniel's work has taken inspiration for his interest in botany and the collection of Asian art and antiques. Since childhood, a passion for sketching and watercolor has been the source for his unique artistic development. In addition, he has attended art classes at Cabrillo College in color and design and life drawing. His work has been exhibited in some of the finest museums around the country and abroad, including The Smithsonian Institute and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Stuart Abelman's love of nature, combined with his dedication and devotion to glass, has created a unique energy that drives his studio which includes some of the world's most talented glass masters. It has been Stuart's goal, together with the highly skilled glassblowers at Abelman, to create the finest hand blown art glass. The work created at the studio is in demand not only for its technical expertise, but also for its creativity and originality. Each piece is signed and dated and comes with a card to ensure its authenticity. Abelman Art Glass can be found in museums, galleries and private collections around the world.
Orient & Flume:
Orient & Flume produces fine art glass for the collector. These signed pieces capture nature's inspiration in both iridescent and crystal clear glass. Nationally acclaimed for its excellence in design since 1972, the glass of Orient & Flume utilizes both traditional and contemporary motifs.
Artists at the Orient and Flume Studio work individually or in collaboration to design and produce this beautiful glass.Drawn from nature, most Orient and Flume designs echo a common theme. Each artist, however enjoys the creative freedom to develop their own unique style.
Early work of the studio was directed toward recreating the silver-luster of iridescent glass of such turn-of-the-century artists as Tiffany, Steuben, and Loetz. In time, this led to their current creations of intricate, three-dimensional design's encased in clear glass.
The work of Orient & Flume can be found in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum, the Smithsonian Museum, the Chicago Art Institute, the Chrysler Museum, the Corning Glass Museum and fine stores and galleries throughout the world.