Simple Little dishes

Kathleen Kay

Thinking of May Yarker, while I was writing for the autumn journal, reminded me of some little dishes students had enjoyed making during a Sunday workshop. May had sent me some crazy glass threads to try: crazy, because they were a tangled heap of glass squiggles: these were waste, broken threads, a by-product from the glass blowing and casting industry i.e. Caithness Glass in Wick, fairly close to where May lived. Do go and visit if you should be close by, it's fascinating to watch the skilled artist/craftsmen working: buy some goodies direct from the showroom and remember to beg some glass threads.

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These little dishes were simple rather than sophisticated, and quick to make, taking only part of the time in the day's workshop. We used ready-cut 4" squares of 20 gauge copper.