Profusion of options: Tracy Glover’s Orbital pendant and sconce

Rhode Island-based glassblower Tracy Glover introduced a sculptural lighting series titled Orbital, which includes the pendant and quarter-sphere sconce, each consisting of handblown glass roundels. Mounted on stakes radiating from a central orb, the dimensional roundels diffuse light, sending it outward like a lighthouse beam, and casting textured shadows. The fixtures are illuminated by candelabra sockets. Both the pendant and sconce are customizable. Roundel sizes, pattern and color are offered in a profusion of options.

Pattern choices include. “Wrap,” concentric waves based on Fresnel lenses used for lighthouses; “Twist,” a nautilus/hurricane motif; and “Primavera,” a bubbled surface. Roundels are available in 19 translucent solid colors. The sconce is offered in two shapes: quarter sphere or hemisphere. The orb and stakes come in a choice of two finishes.

The pendant takes 19 roundels, which may be blown any size, from 9 inches to 14 inches in diameter. The quarter-sphere sconce takes 17 roundels, which may be blown any size, from 4.5 inches to 11.5 inches in diameter. The hemisphere takes thirty-one roundels, scalable from 5 inches to 13 inches in diameter.

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