Yes, it really is a light/llanp, and imo, a work of art. Link is to artist page, with a simple fused glass tutorial. SobeauFused Glass Lamp To l.earn how to make this lamp see the 2013 summer issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly magazine.
Thought of the little bird that wakes Cinderella up when I saw this ^_^ This is a Clark's Nutcracker that's been purplized by Photoshop. The bird is normally gray in color. Named after William Clark, of the Lewis and Clark explorers.