Glass Artist

Toetoe Vase 1

The Toetoe Vase is a blown glass object from photosensitive glass with imagery created by the shadow of toetoe

Toetoe are NZ native plants with long, grassy leaves and a fine edge and saw-like teeth. Flowers are white, feathery, arching plumes. They grow on sand dunes, rocks and cliff faces as well as along streams and swamp edges. The plant has many traditional uses in Mãori culture including as a building material as well as medicinal.

Photosensitive glass overlayed with 'White Opal'

(in mm approximately / h x w x d) 270 x 240 x 240