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Marble Collaborations

These are marbles from my collection which were made by two or more artists together, each making separate pieces of the marble, or maybe one artist making a main portion with another artist finishing the piece, etc.
#1 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
#1 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
Sable did this half and finished the marble w/ pinwheeling around the equator
Sable did this half and finished the marble w/ pinwheeling around the equator
Kobuki did this half
Kobuki did this half
This is Josh's signature flower ratty
This is Josh's signature flower ratty
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#2 - Mike Gong and Bradley Tubbs
#2 - Mike Gong and Bradley Tubbs
Brad did this half, his astounding gold and silver fuming work
Brad did this half, his astounding gold and silver fuming work
Mike did this half, his UFO Crash Landing series
Mike did this half, his UFO Crash Landing series
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#3 - Mike Gong and Travis Weber
#3 - Mike Gong and Travis Weber
Travis did the 'Saucer Full of Secrets' side
Travis did the 'Saucer Full of Secrets' side
Mike did the 'UFO Crash Landing' Side
Mike did the 'UFO Crash Landing' Side
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#4 - Ken Leslie and Harry Bessett
#4 - Ken Leslie and Harry Bessett
Ken painted the scene and Harry worked the glass
Ken painted the scene and Harry worked the glass
Harry and Wendy call this one 'Something Happened' - I call it 'The Earthquake Marble' in honor of my SoCal location
Harry and Wendy call this one 'Something Happened' - I call it 'The Earthquake Marble' in honor of my SoCal location
While attempting to finish the marble, the whole core cracked.  Instead of scrapping it, Harry put the pieces back together.
While attempting to finish the marble, the whole core cracked. Instead of scrapping it, Harry put the pieces back together.
The marble was finished and Humpty Dumpty lives! (Top View)
The marble was finished and Humpty Dumpty lives! (Top View)
#5 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
#5 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
Slipper Orchid by John; ratty, backside and finishing by Josh
Slipper Orchid by John; ratty, backside and finishing by Josh
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#6 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
#6 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
Slipper Orchid by John; fuming, backside and finishing by Josh
Slipper Orchid by John; fuming, backside and finishing by Josh
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#7 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
#7 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
Jellyfish by John; fuming, backside and finishing by Josh
Jellyfish by John; fuming, backside and finishing by Josh
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#8 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
#8 - John Kobuki and Josh Sable
Jellyfish by John; ratty and finishing by Josh
Jellyfish by John; ratty and finishing by Josh
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#9 - Yoshio Omura and Josh Sable
#9 - Yoshio Omura and Josh Sable
Josh did the ratty of course, and Yoshio did the fumed wigwag.
Josh did the ratty of course, and Yoshio did the fumed wigwag.
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I love this shot, with the pinwheels magnified and showing pink from the other side.
#10 - Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
#10 - Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
Yoshi did the flower with opal, and Josh did the pinwheeling with his famous millie chips.
Yoshi did the flower with opal, and Josh did the pinwheeling with his famous millie chips.
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There's also a white ratty by Josh snuck in behind Yoshi's flower there, oooh yeaaah!
#11 - Josh Simpson and Joyce Roessler
#11 - Josh Simpson and Joyce Roessler
Josh did the planet of course, and then Joyce added the sweet jellyfish.
Josh did the planet of course, and then Joyce added the sweet jellyfish.
Sometimes it's hard to know whether a Simpson planet is actually a planet, or really a reef.
Sometimes it's hard to know whether a Simpson planet is actually a planet, or really a reef.
Top down view of the jellies over the planet.
Top down view of the jellies over the planet.
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#12 - Josh Sable and Yoshinori Kondo
#12 - Josh Sable and Yoshinori Kondo
Yoshi did the space capsule side in the first pic, Josh did the white ratty.
Yoshi did the space capsule side in the first pic, Josh did the white ratty.
Yoshi's dot work on this one is crazy sweet!
Yoshi's dot work on this one is crazy sweet!
An unusual ratty for Josh, with the dark ruby red down inside the ratty, a cool touch.
An unusual ratty for Josh, with the dark ruby red down inside the ratty, a cool touch.
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#13 - Josh Simpson, Ken Leslie and Harry Besett
#13 - Josh Simpson, Ken Leslie and Harry Besett
The 'Screaming Planet Swallower'
The 'Screaming Planet Swallower'
Josh Simpson made the large 'planet' core, Ken Leslie then used glass paint to paint the planet swallowing face.
Josh Simpson made the large 'planet' core, Ken Leslie then used glass paint to paint the planet swallowing face.
Harry Besett encased the marble with clear and finished it.
Harry Besett encased the marble with clear and finished it.
Bottom of the 3 3/4 marble.
Bottom of the 3 3/4" marble.
#14 - Josh Sable and John Kobuki
#14 - Josh Sable and John Kobuki
This is John's half, the inside-out tech he used to use frequently in his marbles early on.
This is John's half, the inside-out tech he used to use frequently in his marbles early on.
Josh did the thunderbolt half and then finished it with the equatorial design.
Josh did the thunderbolt half and then finished it with the equatorial design.
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#15 - John Kobuki, Bob Snodgrass, Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
#15 - John Kobuki, Bob Snodgrass, Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
Snoddy skull
Snoddy skull
Kobuki added the skull to his flower
Kobuki added the skull to his flower
Sable pulled it all together with his millies and pinwheeling, just under 2
Sable pulled it all together with his millies and pinwheeling, just under 2"
Yoshi dot pattern
Yoshi dot pattern
#16 - Josh Sable and Dan Benway
#16 - Josh Sable and Dan Benway
Dan's Skyline 2 murrine w/ Alien UFO
Dan's Skyline 2 murrine w/ Alien UFO
Only 3 of these collabs exist
Only 3 of these collabs exist
Backside with UV pulled dots, tied together w/ pinwheel equator
Backside with UV pulled dots, tied together w/ pinwheel equator
UV pincushion all lit up!
UV pincushion all lit up!
#17 - Daisuke Saito and Rose Roads
#17 - Daisuke Saito and Rose Roads
Daisuke pulled this one together, with his amazing fumed implosion and opal on his side.
Daisuke pulled this one together, with his amazing fumed implosion and opal on his side.
Beautiful pattern on the Rose Roads half!
Beautiful pattern on the Rose Roads half!
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I love how you can see the backside of the pattern through the fuming.
#18 - Yoshinori Kondo and Rose Roads
#18 - Yoshinori Kondo and Rose Roads
Yoshi Cupped Opal
Yoshi Cupped Opal
Rose Ratty
Rose Ratty
Fantastic
Fantastic
Mind-boggling
Mind-boggling
#19 - Nate Miers and Ben Burton
#19 - Nate Miers and Ben Burton
Ben did the inside....sweet opal!
Ben did the inside....sweet opal!
Nate put one of his wig wag windows on it....
Nate put one of his wig wag windows on it....
...and did the outside!
...and did the outside!
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#20 - John Kobuki, Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
#20 - John Kobuki, Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
Kobuki did the amazing pink rose.
Kobuki did the amazing pink rose.
Only a couple of these tri-collabs exist!
Only a couple of these tri-collabs exist!
Yoshi's usual incredible dot work!
Yoshi's usual incredible dot work!
Josh brought this marble together, joining the two halves with his signature millie pinwheeling.
Josh brought this marble together, joining the two halves with his signature millie pinwheeling.
#21 - Eusheen Goines and Yoshinori Kondo
#21 - Eusheen Goines and Yoshinori Kondo
Eush side fillacello
Eush side fillacello
Yoshi side
Yoshi side
Fuming is around the middle open area.
Fuming is around the middle open area.
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#22 - Mike Gong and Yoshinori Kondo
#22 - Mike Gong and Yoshinori Kondo
Yoshi side
Yoshi side
Mike pulled this one together, with his famous 'Acid Eater' on his side.
Mike pulled this one together, with his famous 'Acid Eater' on his side.
Very unique Yoshi half on this one, love it!
Very unique Yoshi half on this one, love it!
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#23 - John Kobuki, Rose Roads and Josh Sable - The East Meets West Project
#23 - John Kobuki, Rose Roads and Josh Sable - "The East Meets West Project"
The East Meets West Project was something I put together to bring Junichi Kojima together with the best American artists.
"The East Meets West Project" was something I put together to bring Junichi Kojima together with the best American artists.
Jun (Rose Roads) did an amazing job with the pattern in this one!
Jun (Rose Roads) did an amazing job with the pattern in this one!
Kobuki's Samurai - how perfect is THAT for The Eeat Meets West?!?
Kobuki's Samurai - how perfect is THAT for The Eeat Meets West?!?
Josh brought this marble all together to make it a tri-collab.
Josh brought this marble all together to make it a tri-collab.
#24 - Mike Gong and Rose Roads - The East Meets West Project
#24 - Mike Gong and Rose Roads - "The East Meets West Project"
This was the first time Rose Roads' work had ever been incorporated into work with American artists.
This was the first time Rose Roads' work had ever been incorporated into work with American artists.
Another great pattern by Jun, so clean!
Another great pattern by Jun, so clean!
Mike killed the design on this one, SO wonderful and such a perfect match.
Mike killed the design on this one, SO wonderful and such a perfect match.
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#25 - Josh Sable and Rose Roads - The East Meets West Project
#25 - Josh Sable and Rose Roads - "The East Meets West Project"
Josh did a UV retticello flower for his half of this one, so it comes to life under the black light.
Josh did a UV retticello flower for his half of this one, so it comes to life under the black light.
This is my favorite blue Rose Roads pattern ever!
This is my favorite blue Rose Roads pattern ever!
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Josh's usual killer millie pinwheeling ties it all together.
#26 - Travis Weber and Rose Roads - The East Meets West Project
#26 - Travis Weber and Rose Roads - "The East Meets West Project"
This was a brand new design for Travis just for this marble, FANTASTIC!
This was a brand new design for Travis just for this marble, FANTASTIC!
The usual tightness by Jun.
The usual tightness by Jun.
You can see through Travis' pattern to the backside of the Rose Roads disc, SO awesome.
You can see through Travis' pattern to the backside of the Rose Roads disc, SO awesome.
Nice dot work to tie it together, incredible marble.
Nice dot work to tie it together, incredible marble.
#27 - Gateson Recko and Rose Roads - The East Meets West Project
#27 - Gateson Recko and Rose Roads - "The East Meets West Project"
This was also a new space design that Gateson unveiled for this marble, SO amazing in hand!
This was also a new space design that Gateson unveiled for this marble, SO amazing in hand!
There's about a bajillion dots in the pattern, good gosh.
There's about a bajillion dots in the pattern, good gosh.
Super killer marble, spaced out to the max!
Super killer marble, spaced out to the max!
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#28 - Eusheen Goines and Rose Roads
#28 - Eusheen Goines and Rose Roads
Eush's crazy colorful fillacello!!
Eush's crazy colorful fillacello!!
Rose Roads dotticello.
Rose Roads dotticello.
Eush pulled this one together, with a square opal and 3 opal spheres down inside.
Eush pulled this one together, with a square opal and 3 opal spheres down inside.
It also has a fumed UV implosion inside that blings under the black light!
It also has a fumed UV implosion inside that blings under the black light!
#29 - Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
#29 - Yoshinori Kondo and Josh Sable
Most of the Sable-Kondo collabs you will see are ones where Josh finished the marble.
Most of the Sable-Kondo collabs you will see are ones where Josh finished the marble.
But this one is only a few where Yoshi got halves from Josh and put the marble together!
But this one is only a few where Yoshi got halves from Josh and put the marble together!
So amazing to have Yoshi's incredible dot work wrapped and layered all around Josh's work.
So amazing to have Yoshi's incredible dot work wrapped and layered all around Josh's work.
Stunning design and colors!
Stunning design and colors!
#30 - John Kobuki, Bob Snodgrass, Rose Roads and Josh Sable
#30 - John Kobuki, Bob Snodgrass, Rose Roads and Josh Sable
Rose Roads dotticello.
Rose Roads dotticello.
Kobuki added a Snodgrass skull to one of his flowers.
Kobuki added a Snodgrass skull to one of his flowers.
Sable pulled it all together with his millies and opals.
Sable pulled it all together with his millies and opals.
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#31 - Richard Hollingshead and Rose Roads
#31 - Richard Hollingshead and Rose Roads
Rich's side with exploded millie and fumed dots.
Rich's side with exploded millie and fumed dots.
Rose Roads dotticello.
Rose Roads dotticello.
Rich took the Rose Roads half and put the marble together with his fantastic scales on the side.
Rich took the Rose Roads half and put the marble together with his fantastic scales on the side.
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#32 - Gateson Recko and Rose Roads
#32 - Gateson Recko and Rose Roads
Gateson took an amazing RR disc and made it a UFO, hovering over a Universe!
Gateson took an amazing RR disc and made it a UFO, hovering over a Universe!
Several planets, an opal moon, a vortex and many other features can bee seen as you spin it.
Several planets, an opal moon, a vortex and many other features can bee seen as you spin it.
The backside features a clear window which lets you see through to the backside of the RR disc!
The backside features a clear window which lets you see through to the backside of the RR disc!
Closeup of the window and RR disc, backlit.
Closeup of the window and RR disc, backlit.
#33 - Richard Carter, Marni Schnapper and Robin Moore
#33 - Richard Carter, Marni Schnapper and Robin Moore
A tri-collab, with one of Robin's dot stars in the middle.
A tri-collab, with one of Robin's dot stars in the middle.
One of Marni's implosion opals is on the other side, and Rick's wigwags tie it all together.
One of Marni's implosion opals is on the other side, and Rick's wigwags tie it all together.
And it glows!  Robin used UV glass, and Rick used glow glass for the dots around the equator.
And it glows! Robin used UV glass, and Rick used glow glass for the dots around the equator.
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#34 - Richard Carter and Robin Moore
#34 - Richard Carter and Robin Moore
Fantastic thunderbolt wigwag work from Rick is wrapped all around Robin's star.
Fantastic thunderbolt wigwag work from Rick is wrapped all around Robin's star.
Separate sections are brought together nicely, with some sweet sparkle glass!
Separate sections are brought together nicely, with some sweet sparkle glass!
Slyme dots, oooh yeaaah.
Slyme dots, oooh yeaaah.
And it glows!  The black light really brings Robin's UV design to life and you get the complete picture!
And it glows! The black light really brings Robin's UV design to life and you get the complete picture!
#35 - Eusheen Goines, Justin Cothren (WJC)  and Nate Miers (N8)
#35 - Eusheen Goines, Justin Cothren (WJC) and Nate Miers (N8)
Nate brought this marble together, incorporating two of the best fillacello/disc flip artists ever!
Nate brought this marble together, incorporating two of the best fillacello/disc flip artists ever!
This colorful beauty is Eush's killer contribution.
This colorful beauty is Eush's killer contribution.
Here's WJC's sacred geometry side using a lot of sweet OG Green Moss glass for the pattern.
Here's WJC's sacred geometry side using a lot of sweet OG Green Moss glass for the pattern.
Nate's famous space scene-age brings it all together around the equator - you can see a UFO here.
Nate's famous space scene-age brings it all together around the equator - you can see a UFO here.
#36 - Bo Howe and Remy Schwartz (El Hefe)
#36 - Bo Howe and Remy Schwartz (El Hefe)
Remy's masterful fuming with dichro behind it  highlights the main window.
Remy's masterful fuming with dichro behind it highlights the main window.
Bo is one of the most exciting up and coming fillacello artists.  Remy incorporated his disc into the backside of this one.
Bo is one of the most exciting up and coming fillacello artists. Remy incorporated his disc into the backside of this one.
Triple fumed balloons, such awesome glass!
Triple fumed balloons, such awesome glass!
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#37 - Eusheen Goines and Beau Barrett
#37 - Eusheen Goines and Beau Barrett
Glass master Eush brought this thrilling collab together.  Beau's side here is PERRRRFECT!!!
Glass master Eush brought this thrilling collab together. Beau's side here is PERRRRFECT!!!
Eush's implosion is incredibly deep, goes waaay down into the vortex.
Eush's implosion is incredibly deep, goes waaay down into the vortex.
Beau's disc was incorporated as seamlessly as it gets, with nice fuming above it.
Beau's disc was incorporated as seamlessly as it gets, with nice fuming above it.
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#38 - Derek White (DWreck) and Aaron Golbert (Marble Slinger)
#38 - Derek White (DWreck) and Aaron Golbert (Marble Slinger)
An incredible marble from two of the world's most famous pipe artists.
An incredible marble from two of the world's most famous pipe artists.
DWreck's face is REALLYnicely done in this one, and fills out his half of the marble.
DWreck's face is REALLYnicely done in this one, and fills out his half of the marble.
Slinger's fumed implosion is like a massive explosion, with crystals allll through the glass on his half!
Slinger's fumed implosion is like a massive explosion, with crystals allll through the glass on his half!
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#39 - Mike Gong and Rose Roads
#39 - Mike Gong and Rose Roads
This is a VERY special marble to me.  I won this in a sight-unseen auction to benefit the Tiemeyers after their home burned down
This is a VERY special marble to me. I won this in a sight-unseen auction to benefit the Tiemeyers after their home burned down
We had the RR disc for the auction and Mike agreed to make the marble.  Once I won, he made this special John 3:16 Eater marble!
We had the RR disc for the auction and Mike agreed to make the marble. Once I won, he made this special John 3:16 Eater marble!
The Rose Roads disc is as astounding as ever, laid over a bed of rainbow hair.
The Rose Roads disc is as astounding as ever, laid over a bed of rainbow hair.
Mike made the 3:16 millie special for this project, based on that crazy rainbow wig John 3:16 guy from the 70's.
Mike made the 3:16 millie special for this project, based on that crazy rainbow wig John 3:16 guy from the 70's.
#40 - Tomomi Handa and Rose Roads
#40 - Tomomi Handa and Rose Roads
One of THE ultimate collabs imaginable, the great Tomomi Handa using an RR mini-disc!
One of THE ultimate collabs imaginable, the great Tomomi Handa using an RR mini-disc!
Tomomi's equatorial flower design envelopes the RR disc perfectly, with a gorgeous butterfly.
Tomomi's equatorial flower design envelopes the RR disc perfectly, with a gorgeous butterfly.
Tomomi's pattern is perfect, going with a Queen Anne's lace look that complements the RR side so well!
Tomomi's pattern is perfect, going with a Queen Anne's lace look that complements the RR side so well!
Look at those flowers, AWESOME!
Look at those flowers, AWESOME!
#41 - Josh Sable, Rose Roads and Kevin O'Grady
#41 - Josh Sable, Rose Roads and Kevin O'Grady
Josh put this marble together at my request, a Grateful Dead marble with special Sable millie.
Josh put this marble together at my request, a Grateful Dead marble with special Sable millie.
This is Kevin's 'Bertha' millie from a GD cover. Sadly, it bubbled during the encasement and checked during the process.
This is Kevin's 'Bertha' millie from a GD cover. Sadly, it bubbled during the encasement and checked during the process.
RR's Dead mini-disc features a bear head, smiley face and peace sign.
RR's Dead mini-disc features a bear head, smiley face and peace sign.
Bertha mini millie circle the equator with Josh's millie and pinwheeling!
Bertha mini millie circle the equator with Josh's millie and pinwheeling!
#42 - Yoshinori Kondo, Josh Sable and Mike Gong
#42 - Yoshinori Kondo, Josh Sable and Mike Gong
This is the only collab that came out of Mike's quake-shortened trip to Japan in March, 2011.
This is the only collab that came out of Mike's quake-shortened trip to Japan in March, 2011.
Yoshi put the marble together using a disc Mike made during the one day they had on the torch together.
Yoshi put the marble together using a disc Mike made during the one day they had on the torch together.
Mike did a great job with his double fumacello, and this marble will be forever linked to the devastation that struck Japan.
Mike did a great job with his double fumacello, and this marble will be forever linked to the devastation that struck Japan.
Yoshi had an extra Sable disc that Josh had sent him so he decided to make it a tri-collab.
Yoshi had an extra Sable disc that Josh had sent him so he decided to make it a tri-collab.
#43 - Yoshinori Kondo, Rose Roads and Daisuke Saito
#43 - Yoshinori Kondo, Rose Roads and Daisuke Saito
Yoshi created this for the May 2013 TY Expo in Toronto, the greatest marble ever created to this point in time!
Yoshi created this for the May 2013 TY Expo in Toronto, the greatest marble ever created to this point in time!
The incredible Rose Roads section, one of the best mandalas he has made.
The incredible Rose Roads section, one of the best mandalas he has made.
Team Japan 2013!
Team Japan 2013!
The black widow spiders are just awesome, with the marble named 'Kumo-san'.
The black widow spiders are just awesome, with the marble named 'Kumo-san'.
#44 - Kenan Tiemeyer and Yoshinori Kondo
#44 - Kenan Tiemeyer and Yoshinori Kondo
For this huge masterpiece, Kenan brought a large Yoshi disc into the interior of the marble, loaded with fuming and opals.
For this huge masterpiece, Kenan brought a large Yoshi disc into the interior of the marble, loaded with fuming and opals.
Crazy sweet shot of the layer of opals.
Crazy sweet shot of the layer of opals.
Bling-blingin' fumey goodness with some great coloring around Yoshi's precision.
Bling-blingin' fumey goodness with some great coloring around Yoshi's precision.
Perfect touches of dichro were added on both sides as well.  AMAZING!
Perfect touches of dichro were added on both sides as well. AMAZING!
#45 - Josh Sable and Rose Roads
#45 - Josh Sable and Rose Roads
This was a marble Josh made from a batch of mini discs I gave him, and he NAILED it, so tight.
This was a marble Josh made from a batch of mini discs I gave him, and he NAILED it, so tight.
The Rose Roads disc is perfectly placed in there.
The Rose Roads disc is perfectly placed in there.
This is a version of Josh's Flower of Life that he started doing in 2013, with some twists.
This is a version of Josh's Flower of Life that he started doing in 2013, with some twists.
Killer millies and pinwheeling, as usual from the master.
Killer millies and pinwheeling, as usual from the master.
#46 - Yoshinori Kondo and John Kobuki
#46 - Yoshinori Kondo and John Kobuki
This is one of the greatest collabs we've ever seen in my opinion, wonderfully constructed by Yoshi.
This is one of the greatest collabs we've ever seen in my opinion, wonderfully constructed by Yoshi.
Yoshi took a gorgeous Kobuki opal flower and perfectly centered it with 5 opals around it inside.
Yoshi took a gorgeous Kobuki opal flower and perfectly centered it with 5 opals around it inside.
Face galore are seen in the mind-blowing dot work pattern Yoshi worked into the piece.
Face galore are seen in the mind-blowing dot work pattern Yoshi worked into the piece.
Good gosh
Good gosh
#47 - Mike Gong and James Daschbach
#47 - Mike Gong and James Daschbach
I do believe this is my favorite Acid Eater ever!
I do believe this is my favorite Acid Eater ever!
James took one of Mike's Eaters, then started layering on to it with his sleaving technique.
James took one of Mike's Eaters, then started layering on to it with his sleaving technique.
James and Mike both proceeded to decorate the layers with their signature dot styles.
James and Mike both proceeded to decorate the layers with their signature dot styles.
This one has to be seen in hand, the depth and tightness of it all just blows you away.
This one has to be seen in hand, the depth and tightness of it all just blows you away.
#48 - Jack Hanshaw and Adam Reetz
#48 - Jack Hanshaw and Adam Reetz
This collab that Jack put together just sparkles and lights up a room!
This collab that Jack put together just sparkles and lights up a room!
Jack used one of Adam Reetz's cabs with 4 opals inlaid into the fillacello design, WOW.
Jack used one of Adam Reetz's cabs with 4 opals inlaid into the fillacello design, WOW.
Jack's reef life section is just brilliant, with a fantastic opal turned up on its side on top.
Jack's reef life section is just brilliant, with a fantastic opal turned up on its side on top.
Some nice dot work ties it all together, so gorgeous all in all!
Some nice dot work ties it all together, so gorgeous all in all!
#49 - Jared DeLong and Dan Benway
#49 - Jared DeLong and Dan Benway
This is an extremely beautiful collab that Jared constructed, using Dan's signature fumed design as the base.
This is an extremely beautiful collab that Jared constructed, using Dan's signature fumed design as the base.
There are flowers layered all over this beauty, too many to count (if you're lazy like me, heh).
There are flowers layered all over this beauty, too many to count (if you're lazy like me, heh).
Jared then carved some fantastic patterns into the design, giving it that water flower look, so killer!
Jared then carved some fantastic patterns into the design, giving it that water flower look, so killer!
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#50 - Josh Sable and Yoshinori Kondo
#50 - Josh Sable and Yoshinori Kondo
This is actually an earlier collab from 2010 that I picked up a little later.
This is actually an earlier collab from 2010 that I picked up a little later.
Josh put this one together, using one of the coolest Yoshi sections I've seen in one oof their collabs.
Josh put this one together, using one of the coolest Yoshi sections I've seen in one oof their collabs.
So amazing how Yoshi did reverse directions twists so close to each other like that to give it a wavy effect for his pattern.
So amazing how Yoshi did reverse directions twists so close to each other like that to give it a wavy effect for his pattern.
And of course Josh's signature incredible millies and pinwheeling complete it, with a couple of trillion opals.
And of course Josh's signature incredible millies and pinwheeling complete it, with a couple of trillion opals.
#51 - Yoshinori Kondo and Mike Gong
#51 - Yoshinori Kondo and Mike Gong
I think this is the best Acid Eater collab ever created to this point in time in my opinion.  Absolutely BRILLIANT!!
I think this is the best Acid Eater collab ever created to this point in time in my opinion. Absolutely BRILLIANT!!
They made this in Yoshi's shop together during Mike's 2nd trip to Japan in October 2013. No quake this time!
They made this in Yoshi's shop together during Mike's 2nd trip to Japan in October 2013. No quake this time!
The meshing of their dot stacking is so sooo killer on this one.
The meshing of their dot stacking is so sooo killer on this one.
And then of course Yoshi's entire pattern with Mike's 7-hitter eater are just too much for the mind to take!
And then of course Yoshi's entire pattern with Mike's 7-hitter eater are just too much for the mind to take!
#52 - Nate N8 Miers, Eusheen Goines and Rose Roads
#52 - Nate N8 Miers, Eusheen Goines and Rose Roads
Nate the Great put this amazing collab together with a solar system on the south pole.
Nate the Great put this amazing collab together with a solar system on the south pole.
An amazing icy Rose Roads disc sits on top of the lens.
An amazing icy Rose Roads disc sits on top of the lens.
I wish the Eusheen section inside was easier to photograph, it is an amazing fumed implosion with opals.
I wish the Eusheen section inside was easier to photograph, it is an amazing fumed implosion with opals.
N8 decorated the equator with a massive space scene, including the UFO seen here.
N8 decorated the equator with a massive space scene, including the UFO seen here.
#53 - Mike Gong and Travis Weber
#53 - Mike Gong and Travis Weber
Mike brought this amazing TDub section together with one of his masterpieces.
Mike brought this amazing TDub section together with one of his masterpieces.
This is the most beautiful opal stacking I've seen in my life to this point.  It blings like nothing you've ever seen!
This is the most beautiful opal stacking I've seen in my life to this point. It blings like nothing you've ever seen!
The opal in the middle is a huge 33mm wonder. The smaller 2nd opal is seen here from the side w/ fumacello between top 2 opals.
The opal in the middle is a huge 33mm wonder. The smaller 2nd opal is seen here from the side w/ fumacello between top 2 opals.
The blues of Travi's dot stack design are astounding in front of that opal!
The blues of Travi's dot stack design are astounding in front of that opal!
#54 - Mike Gong and James Daschbach
#54 - Mike Gong and James Daschbach
This is one of the most amazing 3-dimensional collabs you'll ever see in hand.
This is one of the most amazing 3-dimensional collabs you'll ever see in hand.
Mike and James passed this beauty back and forth, each adding layers of dot stacks.
Mike and James passed this beauty back and forth, each adding layers of dot stacks.
James created the layers with his amazing sleeving technique.
James created the layers with his amazing sleeving technique.
So tight and clean, and all of those orbital lines are AWESOME!
So tight and clean, and all of those orbital lines are AWESOME!
#55 - John Kobuki and Bob Snodgrass
#55 - John Kobuki and Bob Snodgrass
I've got quite a few Kobuki/Snoddy collabs in the collection, but this is BY FAR the best!
I've got quite a few Kobuki/Snoddy collabs in the collection, but this is BY FAR the best!
John placed a perfect Samurai warrior over top of the Snoddy skull, complete with opal katana and head.
John placed a perfect Samurai warrior over top of the Snoddy skull, complete with opal katana and head.
There are only two of these made to this point, one of my all-time favorite collabs.
There are only two of these made to this point, one of my all-time favorite collabs.
Bonus!  As if it needed one - this killer marble comes in a special box hand made by John.
Bonus! As if it needed one - this killer marble comes in a special box hand made by John.
#56 - Yoshinori Kondo and Daisuke Saito
#56 - Yoshinori Kondo and Daisuke Saito
This is a collab that Yoshi put together for me, a rare one between him and Daisuke.
This is a collab that Yoshi put together for me, a rare one between him and Daisuke.
He essentially took a full Daisuke fumed marble with opals and then added his dot stacking on the outside.
He essentially took a full Daisuke fumed marble with opals and then added his dot stacking on the outside.
Marbles don't get more complete than this, solid goodness from the outside to the inner core.
Marbles don't get more complete than this, solid goodness from the outside to the inner core.
Oh yeah - AND it's chock full of UV glass which Daisuke used in his marble!
Oh yeah - AND it's chock full of UV glass which Daisuke used in his marble!
#57 - Yoshinori Kondo, Rose Roads and Daisuke Saito
#57 - Yoshinori Kondo, Rose Roads and Daisuke Saito
Team Japan 2014!
Team Japan 2014!
Once again, Yoshi took Rose Roads and Daisuke sections and worked his dot stacking magic around them!
Once again, Yoshi took Rose Roads and Daisuke sections and worked his dot stacking magic around them!
The detail is exquisite, you can stare for hours.  I needed the Batman dot stacking in the collection for sure.
The detail is exquisite, you can stare for hours. I needed the Batman dot stacking in the collection for sure.
Huge 30mm opal in the center, 13 opals altogether - and then BONUS, Daisuke's section is also UV!
Huge 30mm opal in the center, 13 opals altogether - and then BONUS, Daisuke's section is also UV!
#58 - Akihiro Okama and Tomomi Handa
#58 - Akihiro Okama and Tomomi Handa
Seeeeriously sweet marble here, made by Aki, with one of Tomomi's sections on the backside of a vortex.
Seeeeriously sweet marble here, made by Aki, with one of Tomomi's sections on the backside of a vortex.
This is a new style of cane vortex for Aki, and whichever side you start with, you're shocked when you flip it over.
This is a new style of cane vortex for Aki, and whichever side you start with, you're shocked when you flip it over.
There is fumed dots worked into the vortex twists as well!
There is fumed dots worked into the vortex twists as well!
That lilac is SO perfect to set off Tomomi's incredible flower section - she is a MASTER.
That lilac is SO perfect to set off Tomomi's incredible flower section - she is a MASTER.