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Red New Mexico Planet

Red New Mexico Planet Paperweight
Handblown by Josh Simpson
Red, sandy desert color mixed with cream and deep reds
While studying at Hamilton College in Upstate New York, the discovery of some intriguing glass fragments in a studio influenced Josh Simpson to shift his attention to glass. Knowing nothing about the medium, he resolved to teach himself, a solution very much in the spirit of the 1970s. Simpson then began a journey to the Vermont woods, where he survived the cold winters in a hand-sewn teepee and learned to blow glass in a primative, hand-built studio. Now Josh Simpson is one of the most accomplished glass blowers currently working. When speaking of his inspiration: "I create objects that explore my questions. I hope to inspire viewers to ask their own."
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