• Follow
   

Friendship Ball

Submited by- Team Sitagita on 12 Aug, 2011 RELATIONSHIPS  DATING & RELATIONSHIPS  

Rate It
  Avg. Rating (0/5)794 Reads0 Comment(s)
Be the first one to Like this post Like It (0)

Home » Forever Friends » Friendship Ball

Friendship Ball

A friendship is a mutual understanding between two individuals. Friends are the greatest blessing on earth. We start making friends from the time we start socializing. A friendship ball is a hollow spherical glass either striated or plain which was hung from the windows as a mark of friendship. The concept of friendship ball started in central Europe. It is still in vogue in many parts of North America. The friendship ball is a way of decorating your home during the festivals. In Austria and Germany this century old method of decorating the house with European Art glass balls is commonly known as Kugels. The friendship ball or Kugels varies in shapes, styles and sizes according to the artists who make them. Egg shaped friendship ball are mostly displayed during Easter while in Valentines Day heart shape Kugels are common. A friendship is a mutual understanding between two individuals. Friends are the greatest blessing on earth. We start making friends from the time we start socializing. A friendship ball is a hollow spherical glass either striated or plain which was hung from the windows as a mark of friendship. The concept of friendship ball started in central Europe. It is still in vogue in many parts of North America. The friendship ball is a way of decorating your home during the festivals. In Austria and Germany this century old method of decorating the house with European Art glass balls is commonly known as Kugels. The friendship ball or Kugels varies in shapes, styles and sizes according to the artists who make them. Egg shaped friendship ball are mostly displayed during Easter while in Valentines Day heart shape Kugels are common.
The friendship ball made from hand blown or mouth blown glass is considered as high quality Kugels. In order to retain its shape and consistency the friendship ball is made by blowing into an apple wood mold. Some artists free blow their Kugel designs. However, the buyers are expected to get air bubbles in the friendship ball.

In America the friendship glass balls are known as witch balls, spirit balls, wishing balls, spirit catchers, gazing balls and so on. The Witch Balls is hung in cottage windows in 18th century Europe to ward off the witch or evil spirits. They are stained or plain glass balls usually in bright colors. Traditionally the Witch Balls are green or blue in color. In 18th century America the friendship balls were called gazing balls. The Gazing Balls do not contain any strands. Each of the friendship balls has a home grown folklore attached to it which makes them extra special.

For more information on Friends Forever, visit www.sitagita.

Be the first one to Like this post Like It (0)

Share your views:

Sitagita Login
 
Post Comment

 
 

POLL

Did you like Krissh 3's theatrical trailer?

Did you like Krissh 3\'s theatrical trailer?
 Yes57% | 89 votes
 No31% | 48 votes
 Obviously 11% | 17 votes
Total Votes: 154
View all Polls

Follow Us

 
 

Latest in Forums

by  | | 3410 replies | views

Most Active Members