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Each and every one of Saban's designs is carefully crafted with her own hands, making the result of her
Blowing glass is a kind of mediation for Saban, where she immerses herself in the "flow" experience -the concept of being fully present and conscious in the moment. The design process for Cheryl's glassware is organized and well-thought out. She always has a design in mind before she heads to the hot-shop. She decides in advance which colors she'll use, and generally makes a sketch of the object or vessel she intends to create. She says she's fascinated by the concept of "freezing a design in heat".
Saban rarely approaches her jewelry creative process with a pre-sketched drawing, but rather follows an artistic muse -and a kind of alchemy happens when she gathers her bounty of gemstones and silver and gold items around her. She places her beads, cords, and precious stones on a board, gets inspired by them, and begins to conjure up something beautiful, and one-of-a-kind.