David Graeber | Storytelling in Glass

Paper Weight

Every piece of glass workmanship that David Graeber makes starts with a decent story. Whether he’s in the state of mind to pay tribute to a previous educator, recollect a relative, or report the life adventure of a silkworm, each of his works intends to transfer an individual reflection or his affection for nature.

Graeber, conceived in New Jersey, has developed into a piece of a South Jersey glass making tradition that goes back to the 1700s. Here, glassworkers were in the long run perceived for their aptitude in making glass paperweights. They started to join glass outlines into the customary group estimations of home, church and nation.

Graeber’s Apprenticeships | Vail & Stankard

In the late 1980s, Graeber had the chance to go about as a student for George Vail, a nearby craftsman and educator, who acquainted him with to carpentry, design reproduction, business workmanship, and scientific model. Graeber met globally acclaimed glassblower Paul Stankard in 1980, considered the father of advanced glass paperweights, who welcomed him to act as a collaborator. The open door managed Graeber time and space for innovative flexibility. Following quite a while of support from Stankard and different tutors, Graeber at long last settled himself as a free glass craftsman in 2009.

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