'99 Names Of God' And the Glassmaker

July 10, 2010

Author: Emily Schmuhl

Source: Mormon Times


Glass. It attracts fingerprints, invites dust and cracks under pressure.

While we're tiptoeing to the dinner table carrying Grandma's heavy tartan pitcher, Andrew Kosorok could literally consult a recipe and cook you up a fresh batch of glass. No problem.

He could then turn around and fashion, say, a custom-made stained glass window for you based on medieval designs. Or, if you are a European antiquities dealer, he could restore the damaged glass of a priceless piece.

Kosorok credits his 20-year long career in glass to his mother.