Gartner & Blade is the collaborative work of Danielle Blade & Stephen Gartner. Business partners since 1996. We combine our ideas, techniques and experiences to create original works in both blown and sculpted hot glass. We are continually developing a series of pieces that explores our interpretation of objects used in rituals and worship. The inspiration for these pieces begins with our mutual fascination with the many vessels and sculptural objects that are revered in the rituals of both primitive and contemporary cultures. Natural elements such as bone, wood, vine and rock formations combine with our highly original color palette to inform our signature pieces. Our work merges traditional hand blown glass techniques with innovative color applications and original sculpting techniques.
Amethyst Lime Talisman
Gartner & Blade’s Amulet series represents an evolution into the medium of hot glass. This decade long journey is told through their body of work. Each piece is a one of a kind sculpture and was created to mount on any wall or on a hand forged wrought iron base. The rich organic colors are manipulated into each sculpture then sand etched to compliment each design.
32″ x 10″ x 8″
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Gartner & Blade
Gartner and Blade is the famous art glass brand created by art glass artists Danielle Blade & Stephen Gartner. Danielle and Stephen combined their twenty years experience in the art glass word to create a signature look that is uniquely organic and contemporary. The inspirations of Gartner & Blade are rooted in nature and born from the fires that created earth. Both artists have a mutual fascination with vessels and sculpture objects used during rituals and ceremonies, both in primitive and contemporary cultures. Silver Queen Fine Art is honored to represent Gartner & Blade glass. Timm Hilty the owner of the Silver Queen and Danielle (Danny) Blade have worked together since they first met in Eureka Springs, Arkansas where they both lived. We offer their signature lidded vessels, urns, pots, sculptures, pendant lights and sconces and are happy to call Gartner and Blade two of our featured Park City art gallery artists.