A Touch of Glass

By Jennie Nunn / September 24, 2013

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This fall, designers are playing up bold color with gemstone-inspired hues made from natural materials like handmade and recycled glass.

Multifaceted (see cover photo)
Place flowers in these handmade bottle vases, or use them as decorative objects on the bookshelf or coffee table. From $48; jaysonhome.com.

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Handcrafted by Indian artisans, the Copo glasses are designed as a nod to faceted Brazilian agate. $150 for set of 4; uncommongoods.com.

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Hidden Gems
VivaTerra’s Recycled Jewel-tone vases add a punch of rich color to the dining table or home office. From $39; vivaterra.com.

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Designed by Portland–based design duo Andi Kovel and Justin Parker of Esque Studio, these Off-pitcher vases keep a glass of water at the ready. Available in four colors; $220 for set; esque-studio.com.


Image courtesy of Pier 1 Imports

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Made in Spain, this organic-inspired recycled glass vase is hand-painted in a lime green finish and can be used indoors in the living room, or outside on the picnic table. $49.95; pier1.com.

Glass Menagerie (right)
Create a stormy effect inside with Amber jars available at Jayson Home+Garden. From $150; jaysonhome.com.

Jennie Nunn

Jennie Nunn

West Coast Contributing Editor at Organic Spa Magazine
Jennie Nunn, Organic Spa's West Coast Contributing Editor, is a former editor at magazines including Sunset, California Home+Design, and 7x7. Her work has appeared in publications such as C, The Hollywood Reporter, AFAR, Destination Weddings+Honeymoons, The San Francisco Chronicle, Luxe Interiors+Design, San Francisco Magazine, Gotham, Capitol File, 5280, Houston Brides, and 805 Living. 
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