A table lamp
with art-glass panels in a case of
Hawaiian curly koa trimmed with mango and African Wenge.
The color intensity and translucency changes depending on the
ambient light in the
room, closely resembling hot, flowing lava viewed in similar
The scene is different on each side, with all three showing brilliant
red flowing lava as it
drips from the lava cliffs into the ocean. The top of the lamp
pool of lava from which all three flows begin.
The two other
sides of the lamp, showing the different flows all originating
of lava in the top panel. The base is crafted from individual
pieces of mango,
with African Wenge, an exotic wood thatis nearly black in color.
are designed and created by Skip Thomsen of Forestville, California
and execution of each of these pieces is unique and
will never be reproduced. All original designs and patterns for
the glass and the cases are destroyed after the piece is completed.