The history of Crosscut Spherix:
The Crosscut Spherix was a dream come to life. Jack Storms always wanted to devise his crystal cores into orbs, although he never had the means of shaping the glass into the orb shape. He finally acquired the tools and the discipline to make the Spherix. Using the ever popular Crosscut Core, the Crosscut Spherix was created. A repackaged masterpiece that drinks in light and shines like the sun.
Jack Storms uses a cold lathe and hand sculpts each piece to create his masterpieces and the heat process is never used to create any of his sculptures. All are one of a kind original fine art sculptures. He cuts, grinds, polishes and laminates the glass together, hundreds of times. Each piece takes one to six months to complete. All the materials used on each one of Jack Storms’ glass sculptures are 32% optical lead crystal, optical crystal and dichroic glass.
The crosscut is a technique Jack Storms uses to create diagonal lines and movement through the core across a piece. The crosscut is one of Storms’ most popular designs. It’s asymmetrical qualities draw the eye and naturally becomes the focal point of any room.