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Recycled bottle tealight holder, etched clear glass with dragonfly design

Recycled bottle tealight holder, etched clear glass with dragonfly design
£25.00 1 Available
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Description

In line with the movement towards more sustainable products, this cylindrical frosted glass tealight holder was created from an upcycled empty bottle.

This tealight or candle holder also looks stunning holding a string of battery powered fairy lights - but it looks equally eye catching just standing empty. Or use it to hold a bunch of short-stemmed flowers or even your favourite pens - your choice!

I created the tealight holder by upcycling a good quality heavyweight crystal clear glass bottle with a chunky base. To make the most of this feature I have left the base clear, giving the rest a white frosted finish with a sparkling clear glass design of a dragonfly among grasses. The frosted finish is etched into the glass and has a protective coating to resist finger marks.

Etched recycled clear glass bottle tealight holder, handmade by me in my home studio on the Wirral peninsula, NW England.

DIMENSIONS: The tealight holder is 9.5cm (3.75") in diameter and 12.5cm (5") tall.
CARE: Gentle handwash only to retain the protective surface coating.

Inspiration

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. This is one such bottle which originally contained a rather special brand of gin.

To create the tealight holder 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.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Helen Smith Glass within 3 days of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £3.00 £0.00

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