JennyAyrtonGlass

Jenny Ayrton

Plympton, England · 17 Sales

JennyAyrtonGlass

Jenny Ayrton

Plympton, England 17 Sales On Etsy since 2014

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Announcement   PLEASE NOTE : I will be unable to dispatch items between the 18th December 2016 and 3rd January 2017. If you place an order between these dates then it will be dispatched on the 3rd January 2017

If you see something that you like, but it isn't quite right, then please get in touch as I'm happy to work to commission.
Free delivery on all items (UK only)

Announcement

Last updated on 16 Dec, 2016

PLEASE NOTE : I will be unable to dispatch items between the 18th December 2016 and 3rd January 2017. If you place an order between these dates then it will be dispatched on the 3rd January 2017

If you see something that you like, but it isn't quite right, then please get in touch as I'm happy to work to commission.
Free delivery on all items (UK only)

Jenny Ayrton

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Adele Froude

Adele Froude on 10 Sep, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love this piece of art. It has pride of place above my fireplace so that I see it all the time. Gives me a good feeling everytime I look at it. THANK you! adele x

junewiltshire

junewiltshire on 23 Jan, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Along with another pendant I was going to give this away as a present, but liked it so much I kept it.

junewiltshire

junewiltshire on 23 Jan, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Great purchase by a great artist. I was going to give this away as a present, but liked it so much I kept it instead

Pennyrose

Pennyrose on 09 Dec, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! I hope the recipient of this gift loves it as much as I do!

About

I capture miniature wonderlands in molten glass.

Inspiration comes from everyday scenes; a washing line blowing wildly on the first day of spring, an unknown couple on a park bench, a door ajar giving just a glimpse of what lies within...
Scenes are directly influenced by my life as a Devon-based mum; following visits to the towns, beach and moor I create tiny wire sketches based on the day’s observations. I then use a sand-casting technique to encase the wire models between layers of molten glass. It is the unpredictable and uncontrollable flow of the glass which brings each scene to life, creating the breeze in the washing and the foliage on the trees; it also ensures that every piece is truly unique! The locations of most pieces are left deliberately ambiguous, encouraging you to project your own memories onto them.
I graduated from Plymouth College of Art in 2012, in 2014 I was selected for the Crafts Council’s prestigious Hothouse 4 programme. My work has been featured on the cover of Craft & Design magazine, won awards at two London shows, and a piece was selected for the 2015 British Glass Biennale exhibition.

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  • Jenny Ayrton

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    Hi! I live in Devon with my husband and two young daughters. Inspiration comes from often overlooked everyday scenes and childhood memories. Visit www.jennyayrton.co.uk for more info about how I create the pieces.

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Last updated on 07 Jul, 2016
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Gift wrapping and packaging

Each piece will arrive carefully packaged in a Jenny Ayrton branded box, complete with literature to show how it was made, and a Certificate of Authenticity.

I double-box each piece for delivery, swaddling it in bubble-wrap to ensure that the piece arrives safe and intact. I've had pieces delivered safely within the UK, and as far afield as the USA and Iceland.