The art of glassblowing in pictures

For the past two millennia, glassblowers have been using the same basic technique of melting sand or shattered old glass, shaping the material by blowing through a long, hollow metal rod pushed into a stone oven at 150 degrees Celsius. Photographs/Mahmoud Kheir

  • Handmade glassblowing art objects

  • a man shows glassblowing technics

  • hot substance transforms into a beautiful round glass in the oven

  • decorating the glass with creative designs

  • Fixing the handle

  • glass candle holders

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