Announcement   Hand Blown Art Glass

Welcome to Blowing Sands Glass.
My Seattle studio/gallery is open to the public, so if you are visiting Seattle please stop by!

-David Smith

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 19, 2016

Hand Blown Art Glass

Welcome to Blowing Sands Glass.
My Seattle studio/gallery is open to the public, so if you are visiting Seattle please stop by!

-David Smith

David Smith

Contact shop owner

David Smith

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(61)
View all 61 reviews

About

The Art and a Science of Glass

I was introduced to the art of glass blowing while studying for a degree in Materials Science and Engineering at M.I.T. After graduating in 1983 I returned to Seattle and worked as a glass blower for 4 years. In 1987 I left for 5 years of travel which included living and working with artists in Finland, Germany, France, and Ireland. In 1992 I returned to Seattle and established my own studio hot shop. My work is an extension of my technical background in glass science and love of the traditions and history of glass blowing throughout the world.

Around the web

Shop members

  • David Smith

    Owner, Maker

    I've been a glassblower for about 30 years. More recently I've become a step-father and am enjoying teaching my step-daughters to blow glass.

  • Cynthia Smith

    Shipper

    Have a questions about getting a piece delivered to your door? I'm happy to help!

  • Nick Hawthorne

    Assistant

    Nick is a new member of the studio. Primarily, he is a great instructor for lessons here at Blowing Sands, but he also helps with vases, light fixtures, drinking glasses, and the like.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 19, 2016
Welcome to Blowing Sands Glass. We're an established glass studio working to offer high quality glass that is both useful and decorative.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Money Order
  • Check
Returns and exchanges
Insurance is required with shipping so be sure to contact us within 7 days of receipt if there is any damage. We will except returns within the first 14 days of receipt; the buyer pays shipping on returns.
Payment
I take checks and money orders, Paypal and direct payment through Etsy. Generally, your order will be shipped within 48 hours receipt of payment. Washington state orders will also be charged sales tax.
Shipping
U.S. packages are sent priority mail or via UPS ground with insurance included. Items are shipped the Wednesday after payment is received; please keep this in mind when ordering a present. Contact us if an international shipping rate quote is desired. Shipping to a giftee’s address can be arranged. If you want to come to Ballard and pick up your order, convo to arrange this.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please contact us with any custom orders.