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I have had several requests for matching toasting flute glasses to go with the Custom Carved Tree Trunk Vase I created. http://www.etsy.com/listing/74493378/carved-tree-trunk-glass-vase-with-heart And now I am happy to be able to bring them to you here! I really enjoy cutting these flutes and creating this hand carved tree design.

These classic style champagne flutes start out blank, with a clear glass canvas to work on. I begin the carving first with the heart and the outline of the tree, I spend a good time using a round smooth carving stone to create the grain and knots of the trunk, and lastly I cut your initials and date in the heart to for a custom finish!


Dimensions: 8 3/4” tall
Capacity: 5 3/4 oz
Quantity: 2
Hand wash is recommended
Engraving Included: Carved tree trunk design with heart, initials and date on each


About the Engraving…Stone wheel engraving is an age old art form of glass engraving that is not commonly practiced in the world today. With newer technologies such as laser engraving, sandblasting, acid etching and machine engraving, stone wheel engraving has become a dying art. As a stone wheel engraver I spend time shaping my wheel using diamond and stone dressing tools to create different effects on glass. Some I create for a smooth surface, some thick and some thin depending on what lettering and designs I’m engraving. The carbundum wheels that cut into the glass with are driven with a belt on a lathe that carries a range of interchangeable spindles. I mount each stone wheel onto these spindles prior to dressing them. As I engrave onto the glassware I make cuts into the glass working by hand both upside down and backwards. I sometimes draw guidelines onto the glass however no stencils or templates are used. There will be variations in the lettering, spacing and designs of stone wheel engraving, this is the beauty and character of the art and the one-of a kind original piece of customized glassware.

Any set in my listings can be altered. If you only want one glass...let me know, if you would like ten let me know. I can create a custom listing to suit your needs. Please don't hesitate to ask!

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Jennifer

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Carved Tree Trunk Champagne Glasses with Heart and Initials


Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: crystal, champagne wine glass, stone wheel
  • Made to order
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 1897 reviews
  • Favorited by: 4 people