Cameo

Dates produced

?-December 2012 and 2015-present

Designer

Timothy Harris

Production process

To paraphrase from Mark Hill's book [1], a cameo glass body is made up of two or more coloured layers of glass, where the top layer is then cut, engraved or acid-etched to create a low relief pattern and thus revealing the layers beneath.

Examples

All the examples of Cameo produced by Timothy Harris are one-off unique pieces in a great diversity of designs.

Hydrangea Silver Cameo Vase made 2008

Hydrangea silver cameo vase, 12 cm wide x 20 cm tall. Hand carved cameo though sterling silver and colour enamel layers. Hyacinth core colour background. Made and signed by Timothy Harris in 2008. Designed by Elizabeth Harris. Picture courtesy of Jonathan and Alison Harris of Jonathan Harris Studio Glass.

Purple Florals Cameo Vase made 2015

Purple Florals cameo vase, 11 cm tall x 8 cm wide, made in August 2015 by Timothy Harris.


Bibliography
1. Hill, M. (2006) Michael Harris : Mdina Glass & Isle of Wight Studio Glass. 158 pp. Mark Hill Publishing.
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