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Maple, Oak and Birch Leaf Mobile from Recycled Glass Bottles, Unique Wedding Gift, Anniversary Gift

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Maple, Oak and Birch Leaf Mobile from Recycled Glass Bottles, Unique Wedding Gift, Anniversary Gift

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: beer bottle glass, wine bottle glass, copper foil, lead free solder, copper rods, ball bearing swivels
  • Made to order
  • Favorited by: 349 people
  • Gift message available
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Shipping & returns

Ready to ship in 3–5 business days
From United States
Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

Description

Glass leaves from recycled bottles with copper rods and ball bearing swivel animate a sense of floating...

I stepped out my back door (tea steeping in the kitchen behind me), smiling sideways as I moved forward one step after the other gingerly picking up leaves from the boulevard. A maple from the boulevard...a river birch from across the street...and a white oak from--where? must have traveled from some distance--there are no oaks nearby. Hello Jason Bourne--what? I paired the maple leaf with a green Carlsberg from Denmark, the oak mit a nice dark amber Paulaner Salvator from Germany, and a pale amber wine bottle from Washington state with the scallopy birch--copper foiled and soldered with lead free solder twirling from copper rods and ball bearing swivels. If you'd enjoy different leaves...different colors, etc., etc., drop me a line to begin the process.

RECAP: Maple, Oak and Birch Leaf Mobile from Recycled Glass Bottles, Unique Wedding Gift, Anniversary Gift

Dimensions:
Copper rod branches: 6"
Leaves: 2" to 3"

I enjoy a natural patina as metals begin to oxidize in the scheme of things...silver solder lines and copper rods for leaf stems develop a lovely patina over time. In light, the pieces will present a dark solder line (I don't apply acid to the metals unless requested) and copper stems will appear dark with natural light. At night, the ambient light from indoors will give a different view, reflecting off the various metals.
Glass leaves from recycled bottles with copper rods and ball bearing swivel animate a sense of floating...

I stepped out my back door (tea steeping in the kitchen behind me), smiling sideways as I moved forward one step after the other gingerly picking up leaves from the boulevard. A maple from the boulevard...a river birch from across the street...and a white oak from--where? must have traveled from some distance--there are no oaks nearby. Hello Jason Bourne--what? I paired the maple leaf with a green Carlsberg from Denmark, the oak mit a nice dark amber Paulaner Salvator from Germany, and a pale amber wine bottle from Washington state with the scallopy birch--copper foiled and soldered with lead free solder twirling from copper rods and ball bearing swivels. If you'd enjoy different leaves...different colors, etc., etc., drop me a line to begin the process.

RECAP: Maple, Oak and Birch Leaf Mobile from Recycled Glass Bottles, Unique Wedding Gift, Anniversary Gift

Dimensions:
Copper rod branches: 6"
Leaves: 2" to 3"

I enjoy a natural patina as metals begin to oxidize in the scheme of things...silver solder lines and copper rods for leaf stems develop a lovely patina over time. In light, the pieces will present a dark solder line (I don't apply acid to the metals unless requested) and copper stems will appear dark with natural light. At night, the ambient light from indoors will give a different view, reflecting off the various metals.

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Returns and exchange details

Your satisfaction is my top priority. If you want to return or exchange an item, I will accept it back within the first 7 days of receipt. The item must return in a new and unused condition, in its original packaging.

Please contact me about returning in advance.

Custom Orders are not refundable. I try and provide as much information about the process--including progress reports with photographs--which require approval before each stage is embarked upon.

Refunds will be issued through PayPal or Direct Checkout, less the shipping costs.

Shipping policies

USPS Priority and Priority International--sure it's more expensive, but your stuff isn't rattling around with seventy pound dumb-bell sets and concrete slabs!

Korrvu packaging cartons are uncannily cool--your glass piece is actually suspended between film in the center of the carton! For smaller sun catchers, I may use foam wrap, inside a bubble wrap mailer, inside a corrugated carton.

First Class Mail International and Parcel Post is another option if you're not in a hurry and trust the Korrvu packaging carton (they're pretty indestructible)--in most cases, shipping costs would drop dramatically from Priority and Priority International. Send me a convo with what you're looking at, and I can figure out the USPS cost before you buy.

Odds n Ends regarding International Orders...

If you desire insurance, please indicate in "Message to Seller" upon purchase and continue payment. You will receive an invoice with the remaining balance.

Additionally...

I do not refund for packages lost/unclaimed/undeliverable.
I am not responsible for taxes and duties that may incur. All international orders are marked "Merchandise" and will not be marked as "Gift" as this is illegal for my business.

Please check your customs policies to ensure safe delivery.
USPS Priority and Priority International--sure it's more expensive, but your stuff isn't rattling around with seventy pound dumb-bell sets and concrete slabs!

Korrvu packaging cartons are uncannily cool--your glass piece is actually suspended between film in the center of the carton! For smaller sun catchers, I may use foam wrap, inside a bubble wrap mailer, inside a corrugated carton.

First Class Mail International and Parcel Post is another option if you're not in a hurry and trust the Korrvu packaging carton (they're pretty indestructible)--in most cases, shipping costs would drop dramatically from Priority and Priority International. Send me a convo with what you're looking at, and I can figure out the USPS cost before you buy.

Odds n Ends regarding International Orders...

If you desire insurance, please indicate in "Message to Seller" upon purchase and continue payment. You will receive an invoice with the remaining balance.

Additionally...

I do not refund for packages lost/unclaimed/undeliverable.
I am not responsible for taxes and duties that may incur. All international orders are marked "Merchandise" and will not be marked as "Gift" as this is illegal for my business.

Please check your customs policies to ensure safe delivery.

Additional policies

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