You could help set a Guinness World Record

Effort underway to make 1,000 glass bubbles for sculpture

Have you ever thought about trying your hand at glass blowing? Now you can do it as a part of an art installation that will hopefully be the largest ever of its kind.

The Glass Academy in Dearborn is trying to set a world record by creating a sculpture with 1,000 glass bubbles. Community members can help to make the glass bubbles for the sculpture by signing up for an entry level class at the glass blowing studio. Michele Plucinsky, the co-founder of The Glass Academy, said the bubbles will be used to create a sculpture called Breath of Michigan. She said the sculpture will be about 12 feet by 8 feet, and it will look like Michigan with the bubbles filling in the Great Lakes.

A judge will count the bubbles on Sunday to see if a record is set. Watch the video above to see how the glass bubbles are made and to find out how you can sign up to be a part of the record-setting attempt.



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