Spring 2016: “Glorious Glass” Sneak Peek!


Posted on March 3rd, by admin in Businesses, Magazine, People. No Comments

Glorious Glass
ChaGlaz Designs in Glass wows with one-of-a-kind glasswork

ChaGlaz Designs in Glass in Parsons produces artistic glass pieces, including handmade marbles.

Keith Wilson examines three handmade marbles in his Parsons garage-turned-art studio, twirling them in his hand as their colors and sparkly dichroic glass catch the light.

“These are absolutely one of a kind,” he says. “I’ll never be able to replicate them; I can’t even tell you how I got the design. These three – they’re never for sale.”

They’re the kinds of rare pieces you get when you’re in the studio as much as Keith and his wife, Charlean, are. The retired husband-and-wife duo run ChaGlaz Designs in Glass in Parsons, a hobby-based business that practices all five disciplines of a full glass studio: warm glass, hot glass, torch work, cold work and recycled glass.

“We are probably the only studio of our kind in Southeast Kansas,” Keith says…

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