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Glass Art

Handle with care

As an everyday item, glass is used for many things. To some, it is a bottle holding their soft drink, beer or wine; to others, it is fish tanks and windows. But for glass artists, it is their means of expression.

Friday, 21 October, 2011, 12:00am

China Glass seeking to buy out weak rivals

China Glass Holdings is on the prowl for acquisitions as a credit crunch on the mainland threatens to force some of its competitors out of business.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Store up pleasures

What you'll need

Plain glass jar, cup or plate

Contact paper

Craft punch

Disposable gloves

Etching cream

Paintbrush

Sponge

1 Wash and dry your glass jars.

23 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Diaz Jewelry

Who started it? Japanese designer Takashi Sol Fuchigami and his wife and creative partner, Salina Khan Fuchigami, launched Diaz Jewelry in 2006. Self-taught silversmith Takashi's background in design and sculpture, fused with Salina's passion for the environment, resulted in a brand combining quality modern design and sustainability.

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Summer's hottest fit comes swathed in a dressing for all shapes and sizes

What's hotter than a steamy summer's day? Well, check out some of the girls around town flaunting their bikini-ready bodies in super-tight bandage dresses.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Micro-mosaic jewellery cuts a dash with designers

Micro-mosaic jewellery, made with tiny glass beads or cubes, was first launched in Italy in the 19th century.

Hong Kong artist Shan Luk, who has long had a passion for handicrafts, jewellery design, production and lampworking, learnt the techniques from an Italian mosaic expert. She has made regular visits to Venice, Italy, where the technique of glass-fusing originated.

28 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Moulding glass into art

Glass is fascinating. Often it is colourless and brittle, yet in the right hands, it can take on an endless array of shapes in intricate, eye-pleasing designs. This is what five junior reporters learned at a workshop co-organised by the Hong Kong Glass Arts Development Society.

21 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

10 great nap-time alternatives

Holidays mean a chance to relax and unwind, but don't spend the whole time on your sofa or in front of the computer. The Young Post team has compiled a list of things you could learn this summer.

1 Speak in a different tongue

15 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Beauty centre's tea party offers some DIY glamour

You may have heard of art jamming, but how about crystal jamming? Well-heeled tai-tais couldn't hold themselves back last week when they were invited to Estee Lauder's private afternoon tea gathering at its beauty centre in Times Square. The big draw was the chance to create their own face powder cases using Swarovski crystals.

2 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Artist is top of her glass

Glass art brings together four very different techniques. Fusing, as its name suggests, 'fuses' pieces of glass together. It is the most accessible form of glass art and great for beginners.

10 Mar 2011 - 12:00am