jilleglass

Jill Elkins Glass Design

Västervik, Sweden · 775 Sales

jilleglass

Jill Elkins Glass Design

Västervik, Sweden 775 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(476)

Announcement   Welcome to my ETSY online shop!
All pendants and glass pieces are handsculpted in front of a flame by me, Jill Elkins.
I hope you like my glass creations and thank you for stopping by!

Read more about me on my profile page:
http://www.etsy.com/people/jilleglass
or visit my website:
http://www.jillsglassart.com

Announcement

Welcome to my ETSY online shop!
All pendants and glass pieces are handsculpted in front of a flame by me, Jill Elkins.
I hope you like my glass creations and thank you for stopping by!

Read more about me on my profile page:
http://www.etsy.com/people/jilleglass
or visit my website:
http://www.jillsglassart.com

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(476)
mahsma77

mahsma77 on Jul 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This pendant is absolutely beautiful! Jill is an amazing artist!!! Shipped on time.

Nevenah

Nevenah on Jun 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely stunning! Exactly as pictured, though a little smaller than I expected (my own fault for not getting out the ruler; I'm terrible at visualizing size). The detail and colors are exquisite.

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About

ABOUT THE GLASS:
All my pieces are made with borosilicate glass (hard glass) and are handsculpted in front of a flame at a few thousand fahrenheit degrees. No use of molds and very minimal use of tools.
Starting off with solid glass rods, I shape the glass in the flame by using gathering-, pushing- and pulling techniques to get desired shape. The pieces then rest in a kiln to prevent stress in glass.

Website: www.jillsglassart.com

ABOUT ME:
I was born and raised in Småland, Sweden, very close to the "Glass Kingdom" of Sweden (Orrefors, Kosta Boda and many others).
Often I would take trips there, either shool fieldtrips or with family and friends. Glass has always been a big fascination to me.

I started my lampworking career August 1998 on Hawaii, where I learned from the very talented glass artists at Maui Crystal in Lahaina, Maui.

Working with glass was such an amazing feeling. I was more creative with drawing (mostly portraits by requests) and sculpting with clay while living in Sweden. The flow feeling of working hot glass had such an impact on me. I became addicted right away.

I met my husband on Maui and in 1999 I moved to the North Shore, Oahu where he lived. There I continued as an apprentice for Krista Woodward at Oceans in Glass, Haleiwa. Another talented artist to learn from.

2001 a move took us to Traverse City, Michigan and I started my own studio in October of that year. After four years there, another move took us to Mobile, Alabama on the Gulf coast where we lived for 7 1/2 years.
Fall of 2013 I started my studio in charming Västervik on the east coast of Sweden, right by it's amazing archipelago. Here we live today with our two children.

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Last updated on August 5, 2016
Thank you very much for visiting my shop! I truly appreciate it.
I have been selling on etsy for many years and have had a wonderful experience with it and the customers I work with.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
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  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Other Method
Payment
I accept Paypal, direct checkout (credit cards) and etsy gift cards.

Bank transfers and Swish (Sweden).
Shipping
USA and other countries:
Shipping is approx $4 (3 EUR), no matter how much you purchase from my shop.
If you want it registered mail with insurance & tracking, cost on top of shipping is $15 (12 EUR). Please contact me for this option.
If your purchase is more than $125 (115 EUR), insurance and tracking is included for free. A cost of at least $15.

SWEDEN:
Porto kostar 12 kr oavsett hur mycket du handlar från min etsy shop. Jag är inte ansvarig ifall brev försvinner med posten. Kontakta mig ifall du vill ha rek brev.
Refunds and Exchanges
Refund within 10 days of purchase. Buyer pays for shipping cost back unless something is wrong with the item.
Additional policies and FAQs
I don't take special custom orders anymore, but if you want a certain color or something similar to what you see in my sold pages, I will make it for you as soon as possible.