Polish design duo New Craft has created a collection of hand-blown glass vessels with copper “collars” that provide a reflection of the plants inside. It references the Greek myth about Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water and also gives his name to a type of flower. The vases are made by glassblowers, using wooden molds and a traditional coloring method in which finely ground colored glass is added to the molten glass bulb. The mirror lens around the plant appropriates the image of its surroundings and makes the plant observe its own reflection. Narcissus represents nature as delicate and requiring protection, but also as selfish and egotistic. 


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