There is a huge range of types of glass that resident artist, Asaf Zakay, uses in his hand-crafted pendant lights and sculptures, all specifically chosen to complement the shape he has created.
By linking the wisdom behind colour therapy and our chakras and the sacred knowledge of geometric art and symbols Zakay can combine your choice of colour and sacred geometric shape to create a potent and personalised healing tool.
Colour therapy has long been held as an incredible tool for realigning and stimulating our energy flow or Qi. We have 7 chakras or ‘energy centres’ if one of these is not functioning properly we feel unwell both mentally and physically. Each of our chakras is linked with a colour.
This is glass that has been treated with minerals to enable it to ‘throw’ different colours. It is an ancient skill used in glass art of treating glass so that a selection of colours are seen depending on the light source and the eye of the beholder.
Dichroic Clear Glass
You will generally see pinks, oranges, yellows with some blue coming through. This connects strongly with the root, sacral and solar plexus chakras.
Feelings of being grounded, connected, accepted and confident are stimulated. In turn you can accept others and feel in control of your life. The blue coming through aids your self expression and ability to communicate with others.
Dichroic Grey Glass
You will generally see indigo, violet, blues and greens with small amounts of yellow or pink coming through. This connects you with your crown chakra, your 3rd eye, your heart chakra and your throat chakra.
It is all about your spiritual connection, wisdom, ability to love yourself and others and communicate with others with confidence.
Dichroic Green Glass
You will see mainly greens, indigos and violets. This is all about your crown chakra, 3rd eye and heart chakra. It enables us to connect with the divine, stimulating our spiritual energy flow.
Our 3rd eye is activated aiding our development of wisdom and our heart chakra opened helping us to self love and love others. Through our spiritual development we are able to love ourselves and others more.
Dichroic green glass in a geometric sculpture
Dichroic green glass in the Zaniah pendant lamp
Clear glass is cleansing and purifying to the energy system and promotes spirituality. As a glass pendant light or when lit up by an external light source it will throw out beautiful reflections and shapes.
Clear Double Bevelled
Clear Emerald Green Glass
In colour therapy Green is the colour of balance and harmony. Along with blue it is an extremely healing colour. It is linked to the heart chakra which, in turn, is related to love and self love. Green is an excellent colour to have around at times of stress.
Emerald green glass in the Ariel star tetrahedron
Emerald green glass used in the Hadar ceiling light
Clear Sapphire Blue Glass
In colour therapy blue is one of the greatest healing colours. It calms and soothes our nervous system linking us with peace and serenity. Blue connects us with our spirit and to The Source, aiding the flow of spiritual energy through us.
Associated with the sky and the ocean and the feelings of peace and acceptance that come when we sit quietly and contemplate life near these bodies. By choosing a blue glass sculpture you will bring feelings of peace and calm to your house. It is connected with our throat chakra, aiding communication and self expression.
Clear sapphire blue glass
Clear sapphire blue glass used in the Vesta Octahedron hanging light
Clear Rose Gold Glass
This colour is made up of 2 parts red and 1 part yellow. It is a gentle orange colour. In colour therapy red is considered energising and warming. It is linked with self awareness. It is connected with our Root chakra and enables us to feel grounded. Yellow is considered cleansing and uplifting. It is linked with self worth.
It is linked with our solar plexus chakra which is associated with confidence and control. Orange is energising and warming and linked with self respect. This is a great colour to choose when you need to feel support and a ‘protective embrace’. Connecting with this colour will aid in in the first step towards being able to love ourselves. Linked with our sacral chakra it is linked with ability to connect and accept ourselves and others.
Rose gold glass as used in the Scorpius geometric pendant light