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Large Fused Glass Sun Catcher

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Price:  £17.50Earn 17 Loyalty Points

Brand:  Natroma

Handmade Fused Glass Sun Catchers - Bees, Butterflies and Snowdrops

These larger sun catchers contain bees, butterflies and snowdrop designs.  Every sun catcher is handmade and completely unique, so the colours and lay out of each design will vary slightly from the images shown on this page.  The bees will always have slight variations since each bee is hand cut, painted with glass enamels and then constructed on the glass panel - I've made lots of them, but no two are the same!

Approximate Glass Size:  14-15cm (tall) x 5-6cm (width) x 0.5-1cm (depth) on a thread with faceted glass beads (overall height including glass 25cm).

These are larger pieces of glass so will be heavier than our other sun catchers, and require a secure fixing.  Each sun catcher is supplied on a clear thread so it can be hung on the wall or in a window.

Each sun catcher will be wrapped in tissue and packaged in a matt silver box (lift off lid and white wadding cushioning) to protect the glass during transit

Large Fused Glass Sun Catcher Designs: - flower colours may vary.

A larger image of each design will appear when it's selected in the drop down menu.

Bee Meadow (image 1) -  multi-coloured glass flowers with green stems and leaves with a bumble bee.

Bee Honeycomb (image 2)  - 3 colours of glass cut in hexagons, with a bumble bee and a lilac/purple flower.

Bee Meadow Vine (image 3) - paler glass flowers, vine flower with a bumble bee

Pastel Butterfly Meadow (image 4) - multi coloured pastel flowers with 2 butterflies.

Snowdrops (image 5) - delicate white snowdrop buds emerging through snow

Echinacea Butterfly (image 6) - a butterfly fluttering over echinacea flowers with green leaves (butterfly colours will vary).

Natroma Fused Glass Designs are handmade by Sarah (Natroma's Founder).  I'm not an artist, but I enjoy being creative and working with my hands.  I originally took up glass fusing in 2016 because I wanted my soaps to have their own unique glass soap dishes.  As I've developed my experience and knowledge of working with glass in the kiln, I've started making a wider variety of items.  I love anything that's pretty and decorative (anyone visiting the Natroma shop will know that I love purchasing pretty, sparkly items for our shop!), and fused glass really sparkles and glistens when it's displayed in sunlight.  I've taken inspiration from holistic imagery and the natural beauty in my garden and local countryside, to create a range of small decorative glass sun catchers.

I use a variety of transparent and opaque glass to create miniature scenes, that look beautiful when hung in a window.  I design each piece and hand cut my selected glass into small shapes, and these are constructed into mini scenes.  Sometimes I paint the glass with glass enamels, before adding more glass to add texture.  Each design is fired in a kiln for up to 24 hours reaching temperatures of up to 800OC, and I carefully control the firing process so the glass melts and forms a texture before it is slowly cooled.  The final glass pieces are polished and the shiny glass surface is tactile, so you can run your fingers across the surface and feel the shape of the insects, flowers and vegetation.  Each piece is finished by hand, and is threaded onto a strong nylon thread with pretty faceted glass beads. 

Each fused glass sun catcher is hand made by me, so it will be completely unique.  There are many designs of these bumble bee and butterfly sun catchers, which are available for inspection in our Stourbridge shop.  For the website, I am making a few of each design, but each piece will have it's own uniqueness.  Each design has been photographed inside against a white background with overhead lights, but the glass colours will vary on different computer screens.  The sun catcher will look brighter once it is hung in a window, and the camera cannot capture the way that transparent fused glass glistens in sunlight.  The images on this page will hopefully give you an idea of the designs, but the item you receive will be a genuine 'one off, and there may be subtle differences compared to what you see on this page.    In particular, the bees will always be unique since they are hand cut, painted with enamels and then constructed on each panel with varying shapes on their wings.  The glass beads are faceted to give a nice sparkle on each sun catcher and may vary in colour and shape.  I hope you enjoy owning these unique sun catchers or perhaps gifting them, as much as I enjoyed creating them.

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Large fused sun catcher
Saturday, 10 April 2021  | 

I received two of these sun catchers for christmas and as I have a 3 window bay I wanted a third to complete my window. I love these sun catchers, i have the three depicting bees which i love and think are so important to our environment

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Thank you for the lovely feedback - delighted to hear that you love our bee suncatchers!

FREE standard postage on UK orders over £35* 

UK Standard postage is £3.75 for orders under £35.  Orders are dispatched within 3 working days on a Royal Mail 2nd class service (that usually takes 3-5 working days to arrive after dispatch).

UK Standard Signed For is £4.75 on orders up to £34.99 and a £1 on orders over £35.  This is a 3-5 working day delivery service (after dispatch) with the added piece of mind that your parcel will be signed for at the point of delivery.

UK Priority is £4.50 and is a Royal Mail 1st class service.  We process orders with this postage ahead of other orders and aim to dispatch in 1 working day (subject to stock availability).

* there may be a small shipping surcharge on heavier items.

Local Deliveries and Click & Collect

If you live within 3-4 miles of our Stourbridge shop, we can offer local deliveries to some addresses.  You need to register an account on the Natroma website before placing your first order and there may be a £1 charge on orders up to £34.99, then free over £35.  Please read about Natroma local deliveries by clicking here.  Sorry local deliveries are currently suspended.

We also offer local customers the option to Click & Collect from our Stourbridge shop.   Please read about Natroma Click & Collect by clicking here.

 


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