A Jewelry Designer Follows the Rainbow

Can delicate handblown glass ever have a truly practical application?

The British jewelry designer Solange Azagury-Partridge, known for her enameled silver Hotlips ring, a piece that is in the jewelry collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, has an answer. Five answers, actually.

In a collaboration with Rebecca Marks of Green Wolf Lighting, Ms. Azagury-Partridge has expanded her offerings in the world of interiors with designs for five cordless, rechargeable LED table lamps. Each one, about five inches tall, is composed of a cylinder surrounding a whimsical motif in glass.

Rainbow features sevenarches in different colors and graduated heights; Sun, a spiky red-orange star; Cloud, an ethereal mass; Home, a red-roof cottage; and Eden, a tree in full leaf next to a curvy snake and a tiny ruby-red apple.

Flip the switch and they shine for at least 24 hours on a full charge, Ms. Marks said. A remote control allows the illumination to be set to a glow or a flicker.

Ms. Azagury-Partridge, left, with Ms. Marks.Credit…Martha Ward

Several artisans in the glass hub of Murano, Italy, were involved in their production. The Rainbow, Sun and Eden shapes were sculpted by hand from molten glass in a Murano workshop, using a craft known as il vetro a lume, or lampwork glass (which accounts for slight variations among lamps).

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