Wrens are very neat little birds, the House and Winter Wrens can be seen in Alberta. Our stained glass Wren measures approximately 4 inches x 4.5 inches. We used Spectrum’s Pearl Opal Hawkwings with amber yellows for the belly and beak. These Wrens will soon be available at The Wild Bird Store located in Calgary. Their website is www.wildbirdstore.ca check out this wonderful store. You can also access The Wild Bird Store via our website in our Partners section which can be found on the top left of our website under Home.
Adaptation of design by Alison Ellis by Flory Wilkins
In the spring of 2011 we made this Loon panel which was commissioned as a gift by the Order of Eastern Star. The panel measures 16 inches wide by 9.5 inches high. The body of the Loon was made from one piece of Spectrum’s Black/White/Clear Baroque. For the hills we used a Uroboros Herringbone and the lighter blue in the water was Spectrum’s Sky/Blue wispy and the darker water glass was a Kokomo.
Design by Brian McMillan and Lucinda Doran
These whimsical small very colorful hummingbirds are always a great inexpensive gift idea. We just sent a lot of these to The Wild Bird Store in Calgary.
Here are 3 of 4 Chickadees made this spring for The Wild Bird Store in Calgary, they measure approximately 5 x 3 inches. We like to use Kokomo 1075 & 1076 for chickadees. For the branch we use a piece of copper electric 14 gauge wire, cleaned with steel wool and tinned. These birds are all cleaned several times in the process with Kwik Clean, black patina applied and finally Kem-Pro stained glass polish.
This is another Goldfinch that we made for the Wild Bird Store in Calgary. We used all Spectrum glass and the white glass was Spectrum’s clear white baroque. This Goldfinch measured approximately 4 x 5 inches.
Design by Carolyn Kyle