Sometimes a piece is so striking, so very much one of my absolute favorites, that it deserves a post all its own. This one is most definitely in that category.
Oh, that bubble on the right? It looks like an encased gem, and is actually made up of fine silver encased between layers of transparent glass, with an air bubble trapped within. Here’s what it looks like staring right at you:
A more direct view of that first side (those silver dots are in fact made of fine silver wire melted into the glass):
I’m in love.