10 Years Later

21 Aug
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The one thing that people always ask when they come in to the studio or find out I live in New Orleans is” How did you do?” or “What happened to you with Katrina?” That touchstone seems to be a conversation starter for a good number of people. My standard answer has been, “We had […]

Katrina Series: July 2006

07 Oct
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Yes, it’s been a long strange trip, but the journey is only beginning. Some days, it’s good, and some days not so good. The situation in New Orleans has faded as old news on a lot of fronts, but here we are bombarded 24/7 with all the crap that surrounds us. It seems that everyone […]

Katrina Series: November 2005

07 Oct
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After five weeks of being displaced and apart, my family is now home and whole. After five weeks of emotional, physical, and mental anguish, we can start a new and better chapter in our lives. Brenda and I returned last week to assess damages and realized that although we had damage to both our home […]

Katrina Series: September 2005

07 Oct
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On August 28, I was as ready as I could have possibly been. I had heard all of the reports in the media and, being a resident for over 25 years, I knew almost instinctively what I needed to do. I had to protect myself, and my family, and I had to do what I […]

Favorite Glass Bowls

05 Sep
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Here’s a gallery of some of my favorite bowls that I have made over the years. From deep bowls perfect for large fruit dishes to shallow bowls great for keeping loose change organized, they come in all different shapes and sizes. I have several on sale at the moment, check them out in the Bowls […]

Kliszewski Glass

03 Sep
Kliszewski Glass Studio

Known for multi-patterned and brightly colored glass work, Bob and Laurie Kliss create impressive large-scale blown art glass. For over fifteen years, they have produced a line of glass art that has strived to enrich the lives of art lovers everywhere. They take pleasure in each handmade item they produce and wish continued enjoyment to […]

History of Rosetree

07 Jul
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Rosetree Glass Studio, Inc. was founded in 1993 with a goal of making quality, affordable, beautiful, handmade blown glass objects. Every piece is individually made to give each its own unique character. Due to the nature of glassblowing, no two pieces are ever exactly alike. At Rosetree we melt our own glass from raw materials […]