Kettlebell Weight Ornament
The Story BehindThe kettlebell is a cast-iron weight used for exercise. They were created in Russia in the 1700s for weighing crops. It is said that these farmers became stronger and found them useful for showing off their strength during festivals. Circus strongmen also were known to lift the enormous weights and skillfully juggle kettlebells.
Each glass ornament is mouth-blown into finely carved molds
A solution of hot liquid silver is added for exceptional color and vibrance
Ornaments are then hand-painted and hand-glittered for a fine finish