Recognized for his beautiful blown glass lighting, Philip Jacobs blows glass before customers in his on-site studio, creating hand blown glass lighting as well as additional blown glass objects. Located in Portland Maine, Earth & Fire is a combined glassblowing studio and gallery.
We are busy getting ready for the American Craft Council show in Baltimore, Maryland. If you are in the area, you should come check out this amazing show. Our full line of lighting will be on exhibit February 20-22 Booth #810 We have complimentary passes available, contact me for more info.
Check out this cool video of the mobile studio in action from 2012 http://www.paradisecityarts.com/flash/clips/jacobs-glassblowing.html
In the summer of 2010 Philip Jacobs, of Earth & Fire, commenced on a project like no other. Having worked in an open glassblowing studio for 10 years, he grew to understand the importance of demonstrations for his customers, and the subsequent connection they felt toward his work. After months of planning, Philip designed and fabricated a mobile glassblowing studio that would allow him to take his demonstrations on the road. In October of 2010 "The Rig" made its debut at the Fryeburg Fair, a local agricultural fair, where Philip blew beautiful, multicolored glass pumpkins before large crowds of onlookers. Since then he's also blown glass at the League of NH Craftsmen's Annual Fair at Mount Sunapee, and the Paradise City Arts Festival...