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These pictures show different types of snowflakes and sizes. Some of the sun catchers are designed with cut glass, some are designed with bevels and some have a combination of both cut glass and bevels. A few of the sun catchers have genuine Swarovski Austrian crystals in the center. They also show a comparison of the sizes and how the snowflakes look in a window. The pictures, above, are for size and variety comparisons.
DESCRIPTION: This leaded stained glass snowflake made using a deep textured, iridescent clear cathedral glass reflects many different colors. Each tiny piece of glass is hand cut into diamond and irregular diamond shapes; then sorted according to similar color reflections in the glass. The iridescent effect on the clear glass appears purplish blue, green, lighter green, pink, or a combination of colors. The color will differ depending on lighting. For example sunny, cloudy or time of day will all change the appearance. A narrow lead came is wrapped around each piece, then they are soldered together. Tinned copper wire is twisted into a circle at one end then filled with solder, creating a silver ball on a line as an accent between the glass. In the center hangs a genuine Swarovski Austrian 10mm heart crystal. The crystal is aurora borealis, but clear or birthstone colors are available upon request. It measures approximately 4 1/4 inches high by 4 1/2 inches across. The glass coloring you receive will be random unless a color preference is requested. This snowflake design is also available in other sizes and glass types which can be found in other listings.
DESCRIPTION: This winter snowflake made from clear cathedral glue chip stained glass, shimmers with the pattern of Jack Frost on a cold window pane. Each diamond and irregular diamond shaped piece is hand cut and arranged into a snowflake with wire accents. Glass pieces are wrapped with a thin lead came then soldered together at their points. The wire accents are twisted at one end into a circle then filled with solder to form a silver ball. A 10mm genuine Swarovski Austrian clear heart crystal hangs in the center. The crystal is also available in aurora borealis and birthstone colors upon request. It measures approximately 4 1/4 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide. This item is also available in other sizes and glass choices which can be found in other listings.
DESCRIPTION: This snowflake made from iridescent clear cathedral stained glass is filled with color. The clear glass has an iridescence added to create a rainbow effect. A deep texture cut into the glass enhances the color reflection and sparkle as light hits the deep angles. The iridescent colors range from purple, several greens, pink and a combination of all the colors. The glass is hand cut into small diamond and irregular shaped pieces, then each is matched in groups of 12 by it's color reflection. Your snowflake will be randomly chosen unless a color preference is requested. The 12 pieces are each wrapped with a tiny lead came then soldered together at connecting points to form the shape of a snowflake. To accent the silver of the lead, a wire extends outward between the glass. At the end of each wire, a silver ball of solder is melted into the wire. In the center hangs a genuine Swarovski Austrian crystal. The 20mm aurora borealis snowflake crystal can be substituted for a clear crystal upon request. Both reflect the light and create rainbows around your room. The aurora borealis crystal and iridescent glass both appear to change colors depending on the lighting conditions and time of day. This snowflake is not just for winter. Many people have told me they leave it up and enjoy it throughout the year. It measures approximately 5 3/4 inches high by 6 inches wide. Other sizes and glass choices are available and can be found in other listings.
DESCRIPTION: This leaded stained glass snowflake sparkles like Jack Frost on a window pane. The clear cathedral glass has the same textured pattern and is accented by silver wires with solder balls on the end giving it a look of sparkling snow. Small diamond and irregular diamond pieces are hand cut then wrapped with a tiny lead came. The silver wire accents are between each securely soldered pair of diamonds to create the snowflake shape. A genuine 20mm Swarovski Austrian snowflake crystal hangs in the center. The crystal is clear, but is also available in aurora borealis upon request. When light hits the crystal, rainbow effects move around the room. The snowflake size is approximately 5 3/4 inches high by 6 inches wide. It makes an attractive pairing with other snowflakes of the same design in different sizes and glass choices which can be found in other listings.
DESCRIPTION: Feel the crispness of winter with this leaded stained glass snowflake, made from clear glue chip cathedral glass. Touched with the pattern of Jack Frost on an icy window, this glass will sparkle like freshly fallen snow on a sunny day after the storm. Irregular diamond shaped and diamond shaped pieces are hand cut, then securely soldered together at certain points to create a simple snowflake. Wire accents with a ball of silver on the end add to the shine. A genuine Swarovski Austrian 30mm snowflake crystal hangs in the center. When hit by the light, rainbows of color dance throughout your room. The crystal is clear to match the bright, colorless appearance of the glass. Upon request,an aurora borealis crystal is also available to add a small amount of changing color in the center. Both crystals reflect rainbow colors. The stained glass size measures approximately 9 inches high by 8 inches wide. Create a winter wonderland with different sizes of this pattern and glass choices which can be found in other listings.
DESCRIPTION: A leaded stained glass snowflake that will fill your room with color. It is made from hand cut iridescent clear cathedral glass. The iridescent glass reflects colors ranging from purple and bluish, to many greens, pink and a combination of colors in a small area. The glass pieces are hand cut then sorted according to each one's predominant coloring. Your snowflake color will be picked randomly unless a color preference is requested. For a delicate look, a tiny sized lead came is wrapped around each glass piece. The outer diamond and inside irregular diamond shapes are then securely soldered together at various points to form a snowflake. Silver wire accents enhance the snowflakes appearance and shine. A tinned wire is bent into a circle at one end and filled with solder to add a silver ball to the straight line and placed between the glass pieces. The center reflects additional color from a 30mm genuine Swarovski Austrian crystal. Sunny, cloudy and time of day all bring out different colors in both the crystal and the glass. The deep texture in the glass adds an extra sparkle. The aurora borealis snowflake crystal creates moving rainbows of color around your room. A clear Swarovski crystal is available upon request. This stained glass snowflake measures approximately 9 inches high by 8 inches wide. Several sizes of this design and other glass choices can be found in other listings. Groupings of different sizes and glass choices can create an attractive arrangement.
DESCRIPTION: This nice sized, clear beveled stained glass snowflake fits well in a grouping or is also attractive by itself. When winter is past, this adaptive piece can remain in your window and become a beautiful geometric shape. Each bevel and glass nugget are wrapped in a tiny, delicate lead came and securely soldered in place. The diamond bevels extend off of the four points of the star bevel. The nuggets are soldered in between 1 inch and 3/4 inch stacked square bevels. A wire accent with a silver ball run through the center of the square bevels giving a unique refracted look through the irregular edges. The squares, nuggets and wire groupings are placed between the lone diamonds resulting in an attractive contrasting pairing. When these clear bevels reflect light, rainbows appear through out your room. The snowflake measures approximately 7 1/4 inches high by 7 3/4 inches wide. Other beveled and cut glass snowflakes can be found in other listings.
DESCRIPTION: This leaded stained glass beveled snowflake fills your window with winter sparkle. The glue chip beveled glass diamonds are textured with a pattern of Jack Frost on a cold window. The pattern adds extra sparkle. The end of each diamond is extended with a star bevel and two glass nuggets. The numerous clear bevels will reflect rainbows of color in your room when hit by sunlight. Each glass bevel and nugget are wrapped with a fine sized lead came and securely soldered at various points. While large sized this stained glass snowflake has a delicate appearance. It measures approximately 15 inches high by 14 3/4 inches wide.
DESCRIPTION: This leaded stained glass six sided snowflake uses all clear beveled glass and clear glass nuggets. Each piece is wrapped with a fine lead came then strategically placed to form a beautiful snowflake. Six diamond bevels evenly surround a glass nugget. Stacked one inch and three quarter inch square bevels extend out between each diamond. Additional round glass nuggets are placed between the squares, contrasting the straight edges of the bevels. All glass pieces are securely soldered together at various points. Open spaces between the glass pieces give this snowflake a realistic look. It measures approximately 9 inches high by 8 3/4 inches diagonally and looks good alone or in a grouping with a variety of snowflakes which can be found in other listings.
DESCRIPTION: An all clear beveled stained glass snowflake combined with a genuine Swarovski Austrian crystal. Alternating square bevels and diamond bevels surround a circle of glass nuggets. Wrapped with a fine lead came, each piece is securely soldered to frame a 30mm genuine Swarovski Austrian snowflake crystal. Straight tinned wire with a twisted circle at the end is filled with solder to make a silver ball. The wire is soldered behind the bevels resulting in a unique refracted reflection. In the center ring of glass nuggets, the crystal turns freely reflecting rainbows of color around your room. While it is attractive alone, this snowflake also makes a nice center point arranged with other beveled glass and Swarovski crystal accented snowflake designs found in other listings. This snowflake measures approximately 10 3/4 inches high by 10 1/4 inches across and 10 1/2 inches diagonally with the wires.
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