The first 6 years of Chive were a steep learning curve. We had to learn everything about glass, tube, mold, sand molds,textures, throws,color, bunson burners, extruded, grinders, dryers and soda ash. It’s quite the list. But the hardest part of making this was deciding which of the 44 shades of gold is best. In the end, rose gold and antique bronze won. Obviously.