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the Bhagan convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Bhagan convex mirror is built around polished tiger eye spheres that are bigger than golf balls. I found these in Tucson at the Gem/Mineral show. The striking thing about tiger eye is the chatoyancy. This is an optical effect giving the mineral a luminous, almost holographic quality. The shimmer shifts depending on the movement of the viewer and the …

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the Clear Light convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Clear Light convex mirror features two levels of thickly stacked Venetian glass rods over a silver gilded frame. The inner mirror is surrounded by crystal spheres. The Clear Light convex mirror is about 16 inches in diameter. It is being shipped to my Carmel-by-the-Sea venue, Cayen Home. Call 831-626-2722 for more information. Jewelry for Walls! The term “Clear Light” …

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the Vargas convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Vargas convex mirror features a gold leafed frame stacked with layers of thin yellow Venetian glass rods. The inner part of the frame is studded with gold, faceted citrine spheres, each topped with smaller citrine spheres. Surrounding the frame are yellow agate faceted spheres topped with light gold citrine faceted beads. The Vargas convex mirror is about 7.5 inches …

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the Bacchante convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Bacchante convex mirror is rich in gold and shades of purple. The oval frame is surrounding by fluorite crystal obelisks. Each crystal is a unique banding of purple, lilac, clear, green, gold and blue. The inner frame has spheres of Brazilian agate and an inner lining of dark purple Venetian glass rods. The Bacchante convex mirror is about 20 …

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the Natasha convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Natasha convex mirror is all about gold. Thick stacks of Venetian glass rods in pale gold colors are fused with a variegated gold metal leafed frame. The mottling on the metal leaf are almost like the rainbow colors of an oil slick and they impart a shimmering effect when seen through the glass. The mirror is surrounded by clear …

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the Diane convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Diane convex mirror is composed of a black lacquered frame that is embellished with a mosaic of clear Venetian glass rods. The spokes of the mirror are steep rock crystal quartz pyramids. The Diane convex mirror is about 17 inches in diameter. It will be shipped to one of my showrooms shortly. Jewelry for walls! The Diane convex mirror …

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the Celestine convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Celestine convex mirror was inspired by the beautiful Tiffany blue celestite crystals I found in Tucson. I matched 16 obelisks for this mirror. The gold metal leafed frame is embellished with a mosaic of pale sky blue Venetian glass rods. The Celestine convex mirror is about 17.75 inches in diameter. It is being shipped to my New York venue, …

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the Raven convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Raven convex mirror is built on an oval frame that I lacquered black. The inner ring is lined with spheres of labradorite. The rays surrounding the frame are also labradorite intersperced with black jasper. The labradorite is specially interesting because of the flashes of gold and blue iridescence that occur when the light hits the mineral. The Raven convex …

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the Pollux II convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Pollux II convex mirror is a celebration of all the colors of gold comprised of a gold leafed frame embellished with layers of Venetian glass rods, clear resin cabochons and, specially, mirrored large resin cabochons that seem to “float” around the edges of the frame. The Pollux II convex mirror measures a little more than 22 inches in diameter, …

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the Odilon convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Odilon convex mirror is composed of a gold gilded frame layered with thin Venetian Glass rods in colors from clear togold to pale amber. The inner ring surrounding the mirror are citrine beads while the tips of the rays are golden Botswana agate spheres. The Odilon convex mirror is about 8 inches in diameter. It is being shipped to …

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the Cressida convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Cressida convex mirror is composed of a silver leafed frame layered with thin, clear Venetian glass rods. The tips of the frame are rock quartz crystal spheres and the inner ring around the mirror are glass cabochons. The Cressida mirror is modest in size but has considerable impact. It messures about 6.75 inches in diameter. It is being sent …

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the Miranda convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Miranda convex mirror is composed of two layered, gilded stars. The lower one is layered with gold Venetian glass rods while the upper is splayed with narrow rock quartz crystal points and quarts spheres. The Miranda convex mirror is about 17 inches in diameter. It is being sent to my Atlanta showroom, Ainsworth-Noah. Call 404-231-8787 for information. Jewelry for …

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the Rosa d’Oro convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Rosa d’Oro convex mirror is comprised of three levels of gold, straw and clear stacked Venetian glass rods. The center of the frame is a combination of quartz spheres, gold Venetian glass and hand-made resin jewels. The Rosa d’Oro convex mirror is about 16 inches in diameter. It is being shipped to my Los Angeles showroom, Jasper. Call 310-315-3028 …

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the Anatole convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Anatole convex mirror is a combination of various shades of blue Venetian glass rods and cabochons. Surrounding the frame are large lapis lazuli spheres capped with cat’s eye glass. The Anatole convex mirror is about 10.5 inches in diameter. It hangs in my studio pending being shipped to one of my showrooms. Jewelry for Walls! Anatole (Greek: Ανατολη, meaning “Rising”) was …

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the Romulus convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Romulus convex mirror is composed of an Italian frame that I gold leafed and then added layers of amber, bronze, ginger and chestnut colored Venetian glass rods. The inner ring is studded with red tiger eye spheres. The Romulus convex mirror is about 12 inches in diameter and is being displayed at the Cayen Home store in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Call …

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the Blue Skies convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Blue Skies convex mirror started as a plain Italian novelty frame and I transformed it using silver leaf gilding and all shades of Venetian glass blue rods. The inner ring is studded with glass spheres. The Blue Skies convex mirror is about 12 inches in diameter. It is hanging in Cayen Home in Carmel. Call 831-626-2722 for more information. …

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the Sol Invictus convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Sol Invictus convex mirror is all about gold. The frame was gilded and I added layers of three colors of gold Venetian rods. The glass was studded by clear cabochons in various sizes. They “warp” the linear nature of the rods in a delightful and unexpected way. The Sol Invictus convex mirror is about 22 inches in diameter. It …

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the Parterre convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Parterre convex mirror is all about the colors green. I must be in a green phase. Several shades of green Venetian glass were used on the frame that I gilded with gold and silver. The tips of the rays are oval cat’s eye glass that I found a couple of years ago. The effect is the same as a …

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the Napoleon convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Napoleon convex mirror is a stylized star shape that started life as a mundane, mass produced frame. But the shape of the frame was beautiful! I had to fill the void in the back to provide heft and stability. The frame was then gilded which provides a reflective “back light” effect for the layers of emerald and gold Venetian …

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the Anshar convex mirror

In Mirrors by Mark Evans

The Anshar convex mirror is all about blue and gold. The blue is the veneer of Venetian glass but also the points of lapis-lazuli and sodalite. The gold is the frame that is gilded with gold metal leaf and the convex mirror that uses 22 carat gold as the reflective element. The Anshar convex mirror is about 16 inches in …