Saturday, September 18, 2010

Pretty Pretty Glass

We have been very busy this week making glassware sets out of old wine and liquor bottles. The more we work with bottles to make interesting sets, the more we are amazed at the colors and shapes available...and that most of these are just getting thrown away! (All of them thrown away here in the Virgin Islands, as we have no glass recycling.)
The Sapphire Gin bottle has been very popular for glassware the color and the shape, and they have a great weight to them. This is a custom set we made for client, for a gift for his friend Bob.

We do all the etching by hand, and this font was a little easier than the Edwardian Script that we just did for another client! (Also Sapphire). She had us put the name of her villa on hers. (By the way, this is the view out of the studio window...not too bad!)

Another client requested a cobalt blue set, and we did a little mixing and matching with this one... two of the bottles were very old SKYY vodka, you can see the raised lettering, which they don't do anymore, and two were old Harvey's Bristol Cream...look at that detail on the bottom!

There is so much color variety in wine bottles...

we love the blue and green tint on these.

The emerald green color of these large Perrier bottles is so pretty, too, and with a great shape!

This set is made from cheap $7.99 vodka...

we wonder, do they sell more because it's in a pretty bottle? The floral-like shape on top was a nice surprise when we cut this!

Thanks for stopping by, and if you are on island, come see us Thursday the 23rd during the Business After Hours event hosted by Tillett Gardens from 5:30 to 7:30!

1 comment:

  1. So beautiful! I love the blue tinted glasses the most. But they are all so unique!