My name is Laurie Freivogel and Kiku Handmade is my glass studio located just outside Chicago, Illinois. While I've been creating ever since I can remember, glass fusing is relatively new to me. My love of glass started when I bought a fused glass pendant at an art fair – it was the first time I had ever noticed fused glass. I was totally drawn in by the texture, the molten-liquid-turned-solid moment, the transparency of the vibrant turquoise balanced with the organic, opaque red inclusion.


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Free Halloween Kitty pin with purchase!

I love Halloween, but sadly I no longer have time to decorate the yard with foam core tombs and scary skeletons.  I do have a handful of vintage decorations for the inside - skulls, cats and witches - and I have a good amount of Dia de los Muertos calaveras out all the ti

You and Me This Morning interview

This February, I had the good fortune to be interviewed in my studio for WCIU's "You and Me This Morning".  It was a blast (if a little nerve wracking)!

Feeling FAB (.com)


Kiku is thrilled to be offered up on Fab.com!  Over 3 dozen items at over 15% off, January 28-31st only.
Click the pic to take you to the sale.