Lamp worker and designer Melissa Schmidt works out of her 120 year+ studio in St.Louis, Missouri.
Her glass mastery is mostly self taught, having experimented with years of refining techniques.
She uses borosilicate glass material with frit, glass powder, grinding, sewing, and 35 mm slide film, as well as foils and precious metals.
Schmidt’s creativity is a delight to the eye, a unique sparkle in the world of jewelry.
More of Melissa Schmidt‘s amazing glass work can be found at http://www.melissaschmidtstudio.com/.