Swastika Glass

Made by Oisín Mac Suibhne and explain's his work like this: If you don't see it, this is supposed to be a stylized sun. There is blue (and purple) glass mixed in at the center. I was trying for a kind of swastika/flaming knot motif, but I'm not quite sure if I pulled it off.

For anyone who feels like being offended: yes, I happily (and purposefully) use swastikas in my art. There are few cultures on Earth that haven't used it in some form or another; and many that still do. In this case I was trying to reflect its place as the solar wheel...but that's not all it means. Expect to see it again, as well -- when working in knotwork, it's not an easy symbol to avoid.

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