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You might well recognise this if I tell you that this vase used to be bottle full of gin… but now it’s a rather lovely vase.
This square recycled glass vase is a beautiful sky blue, sandblasted to give a frosted finish with a design of a skein of flying geese circling over the marsh.
An ideal gift for a gin-loving eco-warrier.
Sandblasted recycled sky blue glass bottle vase, handmade by me in my home studio on the Wirral peninsula, NW England.
DIMENSIONS: The vase is 8cm (3.25") square and 16cm (6.5") tall.
CARE: The frosted finish is permanently etched into the glass and has a protective coating to resist finger marks. I advise gentle handwashing to retain the protective surface coating; do not put this vase in the dishwasher as over time this will dull the surface.
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I am never one to pass up free raw materials and bottles often come in such good quality glass that it seems a crime to just smash them up for recycling. You may well recognise which brand of gin used to be in this distinctively coloured bottle!
To create the vase I cut off the top of the bottle and ground the glass smooth, before sandblasting the design on and finishing the surface with a protective coating.
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