The Tempest

The bead represents the different characters,
when Ariel summoned a
storm to get the ship with Sebastian, Ferdinand and Antonio in shipwreck on
the island, where Prospero, Miranda and Caliban are waiting for them.


H 8.5 cm, W 2 cm, D 2 cm


Flameworked, tapered
barrel, base of ivory,
silverleaf, different
transparent colors,


Isi Merkel



After many years working in graphic design, Isi Merkel developed a passion for lampworked glass beads in
2003. The transparent glass quality is the prime focus of
her work. She works and
teaches in her own studio in the Swabian Alps of Southern Germany.





     'The Tempest ' by Isi Merkel   Photo: Lucy Hunt

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