36-701 Purple Doctor Bird with Dichroic


Shipping to United States: $15.00

Size: 8x3 inches
Get your handmade, lamp worked Double-Tail Hummingbird today. The Double-tail is also known as the Doctor Bird and is found in the Caribbean. This is our rendition with a creative twist. It has a translucent purple head and wings with dichroic glass traveling through the body and tail feathers. Watch in awe when the sun rays bask upon the dichroic rainbows. Feel uplifted as this beautiful hummingbird soars through the skies.

The Dichroic Glass is produced in big vacuum chambers. During the 2 hour coating process, the walls of the chamber have to withstand a 128 Ton Pressure. Six seperate computers are controlling the process. A 10,000 Volt Beam Gun Vaporates a mix of quartz and metal oxides ina cruzibel inside the vacuum camber. While certain gases are emitted into the chamber by layering 15-30 coats of this vapor onto the glass, the different colors are achieved. The outcome of these colors also depend on the time, they are exposed to the beam gun. After this process the vapors mixed with the gases attach onto the glass surface in form of crystal structure.

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