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Natalie Borghese

Natalie BorgheseOTTAWA, ON

Natalie Borghese is a Canadian glass artist. Formerly a practicing architect, she began working with glass in 2015. This collection of flame-worked beads is inspired by the flowering apple trees in her garden and explores ideas of lightness and liminality. Handmade using soft glass and 24K gold leaf, she approaches each bead like a watercolour painting, layering washes of transparent colour, delicate floral murrine, and fragments of gold to create little worlds of shimmering light. 

Winner of the Glass Beadmakers UK Newcomer Award (2017), her work is featured in The Flow Magazine’s Nature Gallery (Spring 2018); The Flow Magazine’s 14th Annual Gallery of Women in Glass (Winter 2018); and, GBUK Flame Magazine (January 2019).

  • Isle of Apples Earrings - Long

    Natalie Borghese
    from $100.00

    Flame worked glass beads with floral murrine and 24K gold leaf on sterling silver posts and ear wires. Handmade and annealed in a kiln for strength...

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  • Isle of Apples Earrings - Short

    Natalie Borghese
    $75.00

    Flame worked glass beads with floral murrine and 24K gold leaf on sterling silver posts and ear wires. Handmade and annealed in a kiln for strength...

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  • Isle of Apples Dangle Earrings

    Natalie Borghese
    $95.00

    Flame worked glass beads with floral murrine and 24K gold leaf on sterling silver posts and ear wires. Handmade and annealed in a kiln for strength...

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  • Isle of Apples Glass Bead Collar Necklace by Natalie Borghese
    Isle of Apples Glass Bead Collar Necklace by Natalie Borghese

    Isle of Apples Necklace - Collar

    Natalie Borghese
    $185.00

    Flame worked glass bead with floral murrine and 24K gold leaf on a sterling silver omega neck wire with a friction clasp. Handmade and annealed in ...

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  • Isle of Apples Necklace - Flat Gold Curb Chain

    Natalie Borghese
    $240.00

    This necklace features a flame-worked glass bead with tiny floral murrine and 24K gold leaf. The sterling silver bead caps feature gold accents, us...

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  • Isle of Apples Necklace - Round Gold Curb Chain

    Natalie Borghese
    $250.00

    This necklace features a flame-worked glass bead with tiny floral murrine and 24K gold leaf. The sterling silver bead caps feature gold accents, us...

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  • Isle of Apples Glass Pendant with Curb Chain by Natalie Borghese
    Isle of Apples Glass Pendant with Curb Chain by Natalie Borghese

    Isle of Apples Necklace - Silver Curb Chain

    Natalie Borghese
    from $125.00

    Flame worked glass bead with floral murrine and 24K gold leaf on a sterling silver curb chain with a lobster clasp. Handmade and annealed in a kiln...

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