My love of all things glass started long
before I knew how to make my own. I strolled beaches looking for sea
glass, foraged through craft fairs looking for glass bead jewelry, and scooped up little
glass treasures every time I traveled.
On a whim, I took my first glass art class in 2001 to learn a technique
called lampworking, a process of making glass beads using thin glass
rods and a torch. By 2005, I branched out to try fusing - and was
With the encouragement of friends & family, I embraced my passion
for glass and decided to take my art to the next level - and share it with others! Samples of my work are available on the
A native of the Washington, DC metropolitan area, I am currently based
in Raleigh, NC. Many of my pieces are inspired by my love of the beach,
the Chesapeake Bay, and world travel. I also find inspiration in my
family and many nostalgic childhood memories
to purchase To view or purchase finished pieces currently for sale, please stop by the melsie glass shop on Etsy. Be sure to mark me as a "favorite"!
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