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- v. To lampwork.
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Traditionally, "neon" signs are made by torchwork, i.e. bending glass tubes with the help of a torch, but more and more, people are creating beautiful works using various gasses and hot glass pieces.
Lundberg Studios began with pieces that really recalled Tiffany and other art nouveau styles using iridescent glass, but gradually Steven Lundberg began combining pre-lampworked parts with his torchwork designs for paperweights, creating a major breakthrough in both realism and three-dimensionality.