Handblown Kokeshi Glass Doll Figurine

Kazumi Svenson

Regular price $ 150.00

These Kokeshi mini glass bead dolls are made by following a traditional art/craft form of wood turning known throughout Northern Japan. They are traditionally made to honor a special child in one's family.

Kazumi Svenson's sculptures are inspired by early Phoenician and ancient Chinese "Tombodama" techniques of masking one color over another to create surface design in a painterly fashion. These bead sculptures are laboriously created over a flameworking torch using Italian and German colored rods.


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