glassceiling

Handmade Repurposed Porcelain and Seaglass Jewelry

Vancouver, Canada · 223 Sales

glassceiling

Handmade Repurposed Porcelain and Seaglass Jewelry

Vancouver, Canada 223 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(86)

Announcement   GlassCeiling creates quality, handmade jewelry made out of found and seemingly useless things. Like old plates, teacups, and of course sea glass.

Please message me for inquiries related to custom orders. I can work with you to create your own personalized items from your own special piece of seaglass or broken family china.

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 1, 2016

GlassCeiling creates quality, handmade jewelry made out of found and seemingly useless things. Like old plates, teacups, and of course sea glass.

Please message me for inquiries related to custom orders. I can work with you to create your own personalized items from your own special piece of seaglass or broken family china.

Rachel McRory

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Rachel McRory

Natural Found Shell Necklace
$24.25
Whitetail
$14.40
Gold and Broken Plate Pendant- Victoria
$15.92
Gold and Broken Plate pendant- Adele
$15.92
14k Gold and Broken Plate Necklace- Vienna
$51.54
Blacktail Necklace
$14.40
Seaglass and Silver Pendant- Sierra
$16.67
Sterling Silver Broken Plate Necklace- Aurelia
$26.53
Gold and Broken Plate pendant- Kitsila
$14.40
Gold and Broken Plate Necklace- Pathways
$15.92
Silver and Seaglass Pendant- Ivy
$15.16
Gold and Natural Seaglass Pendant- Dockyard
$13.64
One of a Kind Seaglasss Necklace- Wren
$21.22
Natural Seaglass Necklace- Pkols
$21.22
Silver and Seaglass Pendant- Halalt
$15.92
Silver and Seaglass Pendant- Minted
$15.16
Gold and Broken Plate pendant- Stanley Park
$15.16
Gold and Broken Plate Friendship Pendants
$29.56
Sterling Silver Seaglass Charm Bracelet- Forest
$28.04
Gold Broken Plate Earring- Raya
$18.95
One of a Kind Seaglasss Necklace- Adelaide
$24.25

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(86)
monikamargit

monikamargit on Jan 24, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Such a lovely idea for earrings and I'm so happy to have them! Thank you!

moonpie

moonpie on Jul 18, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

A perfect match for my bracelet, love it :)

moonpie

moonpie on Jul 18, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

The colours of the various sea glass are stunning and the fit is just right! Extremely happy with this bracelet.

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About

It all started at the beach.

I spent my childhood collecting sea glass on regular visits to the many beaches around Vancouver. Eventually my sea glass collection was getting a bit excessive, so I decided to do something productive with it. It was a natural progression for me to start making jewelry. So, at the age of 14, I opened my shop and I’ve been going ever since.

Since then, the items I use to create my jewelry have expanded to include almost anything beautiful I can find and sustainably collect from the beach, alongside repurposed vintage jewelry and broken pieces of antique plates and teacups. My love of history and antiques led to my interest in china and desire to breathe new life into broken or useless pieces by giving them a new purpose. I love to try and unravel the history of my supply's past lives. When was this tea cup made? what was that piece of sea glass used for? These little odds and ends have often lead rather interesting lives.

My philosophy is to give things that could be perceived as useless (such as a broken teacup) new life as a piece of beautiful,one of a kind jewelry. In this way, new things can be created from old, with minimal impact to the environment and limited consumption of new resources.

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  • Rachel McRory

    Owner

    This business is a culmination of all of my passions: art, history, travel, jewelry, sustainability and the beach! I am currently an undergraduate student studying anthropology and environmental studies. Instagram @mcquells

Shop policies

Last updated on October 20, 2015
All the sea glass in my shop is natural and unaltered. Found on the beach. I am always experimenting and love to do custom orders! feel free to contact me with any questions :)

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Paypal please!
Shipping
Items will be sent within 3-2 days of payment being received. I always use the address provided by etsy (unless otherwise stated) so make sure it is correct

All packages are shipped standard ground via Canada Post. If your would like insurance or tracking it can be added for an extra cost upon your request.

I always try to reuse as much packaging as possible, in order to be more Eco friendly.
Refunds and Exchanges
Please convo me if there's a problem. I want to make my customers happy!

No refunds or exchanges on custom made items or any earrings