the bottles are melted.
The bottle is cleaned
and labels safely removed. (If label cannot be saved, the bottle becomes a spoon-rest)
Bottle is then placed
on its side or in a mold within the glass kiln.
is heated to well over a thousand degrees (8-10 hour process).
Once the glass reaches
a particular temperature, the bottle will collapse into the mold or onto itself.
Once cooled – the
original label is glued back on the bottle if it is a wall hanging. Items from a mold are usually spoon-rests.