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Aphrodite Sculpture
Aphrodite Sculpture
 
Item #: 4092
$8,220
11.8" tall
Limited edtion
No. 164/475


The rare and ancient process of pate de verre dates back to 5000 B.C, and is extremely difficult to master; however, the pieces produced by this method have a texture, substance, and softness simply not attainable any other way. It is actually a paste made of crystal with a 30% lead content. It originates from specially produced batches of crystal melted and broken into smaller pieces. Several factors have a bearing on the final color, including the size of the fragments, proportions, chemical reaction between certain minerals, and the rate of increase and decrease in temperature within the kilns.
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