We often feature work that deals with the technological advances in lighting design, but we found a recent example that considers the aesthetic qualities of the bulb itself as a sculptural form. This technique that turns an ordinary glass object into a work of art is practiced by master artisan José Cruz.
This glass engraving work is done in the Mexican pepita style, which is based on the use of a grinding machine to manually cut shapes into finished glass objects.
This short video clip will give you a taste for the craftsmanship involved in etching such a delicate design on glass. To see more, follow Cool Hunting.