Collage Cylinder Vase

Celebrate life's special memories with this custom vase that displays fifteen of your favorite photographs.
created by

Jenny Gaynor

$150.00

Jenny Gaynor created by

Jenny Gaynor

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A Bouquet of Memories

Life is full of magical moments that seem to come and go quickly. With this custom vase from designer Jenny Gaynor you'll be able to keep some of your favorites of memorable places, events, and people close by and in bloom. The piece features fifteen photographs, each carefully applied using an intricate decal transfer process that ends with a full day in the kiln. Cut, polished, and handblown in Poland. Photo transfer process done in Los Angeles.

Ordering details
Please submit up to 15 black and white and/or color photographs to: https://dropbox.hightail.com/MemoryVase. Include your name, phone number, and order number. Photographs should be at least 100 KB (the artist will let us know if the resolution is inadequate). Though some cropping and adjustments will occur, rest assured the integrity of each photograph will be preserved.

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Made in California

Jenny Gaynor

created by

Jenny Gaynor

location

California

Jenny Gaynor, a Los Angeles-based artist known for her airy, almost ethereal glass creations seeks to provide meaning to the things we touch everyday, thus creating handmade pieces of jewelry and art. Using her exceptional skills deriving from years of training under world-renown glass artists in Murano, Italy, Gaynor's vision to defeat redundancy has made her succeed in creating something that is truly unique.

Gaynor began working with glass in 1999 at Tulane University in New Orleans and got her Masters in Art Therapy at Southern Illinois University. She broadened her skills from glassblowing to lampworking, and with an insatiable desire to improve her proficiency, Gaynor spent several summers in Murano, Italy studying with the masters at the Abate Zanetti School of Glass and at Urban Glass in Brooklyn, New York.

In 2003 Jenny used her art therapy background to develop a children's program while in Murano. The program is still part of the annual curriculum at the Abate Zanetti School of Glass today. The marriage of her background as an art therapist and glass artist is beautifully portrayed in the use of symbolism in her art.

Gaynor's past accomplishments also include production glass blowing for Nuance Glass Studio in New Orleans, LA and Third Degree Glass Factory in St. Louis, MO where she also spent two years teaching glassblowing and lampworking.

Gaynor's vision is conveyed through the transparent quality of the glass medium itself. She fabricates all the glass components on her torch using the traditional Muranese lampworking technique and combines them with sparkling semi-precious gemstones. Whether in her lampwork jewelry or newly introduced custom photo transfer vases, her final products are a whimsical, charming, truly one of a kind piece of art.

All pieces are created by hand in Jenny's studio in Los Angeles, California.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
Glass
Measurements
8" H x 4" dia.
Care
After the photographs are baked into the surface of the glass they are extremely resilient. However please handle with care and refrain from using abrasive materials on the exterior. Hand wash with cold water and dish soap, avoid hot water.
Notes
Vase displays up to 15 images.
Item ID
25365

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This is a made-to-order item. You will be required to send a photo or document to complete your order. This item typically ships 3 weeks after the artist receives the photo(s)/document(s).At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.


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UncommonGoodsCollage Cylinder Vase
 
4.9

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (10)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive pattern (5)
  • Versatile container (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Decoration (7)
  • Flowers (6)
  • Gifts (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (9)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Weddings (4), Anniversary (3)

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5.0

LOVED IT!!!

By 

from Milwaukee, WI

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Looks Hand-Made
  • Personalized
  • Versatile Container

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Decoration
  • Flowers

Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

Received the vase yesterday and again, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for getting it done so quickly! It is absolutely GORGEOUS and many of the pics on it are from my sister's and her new husband's "honeymoon" trip to 4 national parks and over 5,000 miles they traveled in 12 days, so it will be extra wonderful and special for them. I plan on adding a large bouquet of red roses to the vase and present it to her at a brunch she is hosting on Saturday before the wedding reception. She said no presents, but when I saw the vase, I couldn't resist. Again, THANK YOU so much for such a wonderful and treasured keepsake! :)

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Wedding

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5.0

My favorite gift I've ever bought someone

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from Cedar Rapids, IA

About Me Budget Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Pattern
  • Looks Hand-Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration
    • Flowers
    • Gifts

    Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

    Got this for my parents for their 30th wedding anniversary and put pictures ranging from 1986 to last year (including their engagement photos, wedding photos, special memories). They were so overjoyed that we took the time to personalize the gift to that extent. Normally I wouldn't spend quite this much money on a gift, but it's worth it. They will treasure this vase for years to come. A great gift for someone "who already has everything".

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Anniversary

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    5.0

    Perfect Gift for a Bridal Shower!

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    from Orange County, CA

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Pros

    • Attractive Pattern
    • Versatile Container

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Candy
      • Decoration
      • Flowers
      • Gifts
      • Pens

      Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

      Working with Jenny was an absolute blessing! She was always very accommodating and responsive! I absolutely love the vase, the pictures came out beautiful and the quality was great. I cannot wait to give this to my best friend for her bridal shower!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Wedding

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      5.0

      Amazing

      By 

      from Friendswood, TX

      Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

      I bought this for my parents' 35th anniversary. They absolutely loved it. I filled the vase with glass gems and put yellow silk flowers sticking out the top of the vase. (Their wedding had yellow in it 35 years ago.) I'm adding a picture, but it looks MUCH better in person.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Anniversary

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      5.0

      I would buy this again and recommended it to many

      By 

      from Nj

      About Me High-end Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Original Piece Of Art

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Flowers

      Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

      Love this vase. It was for my nieces wedding shower. She's loved it and I had many guests ask where I bought it. The artist who makes them was wonderful and contacted me immediately when j had a question we put flowers in it but I would also put a luminariia candle in it .

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

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      5.0

      Amazing and very Creative !

      By 

      from LA

      Pros

      • Attractive Pattern
      • Great Quality
      • One Of A Kind
      • Perfect Gift
      • Versatile Container

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Flowers
        • Gifts

        Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

        such a creative way to give my friend a great gift. This is way better than any other store bought gift I could have given her. Our memories will last for a long time with this vase. Thank you for your professionalism. Im a forever client, keep up the great work!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Birthday

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        4.0

        Great gift idea for grandparents

        By 

        from Tucson, AZ

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Decoration

            Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

            This was a gift to our parents with images of our kids throughout the year. Jenny was very available by email to answer our questions and work with on the organization of pictures (we used one large collage image with five images within it). It was also very convenient to have the vase sent directly to our mother as she lives in a different state. While we have not personally seen the vase, our mother loves it and placed an LED-type candle in it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Mother
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah

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            5.0

            Awesome way to display photos

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            from Philadelphia, PA

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Pros

            • Attractive Pattern

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Decoration

              Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

              I bought this as an anniversary gift for my husband and it was such a hit! We still have yet to make our wedding photo album so its really nice to have a keepsake displayed of our beautiful memories of our wedding day. The artist was easy to work with and I was pleased with the result.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Husband
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Anniversary

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              5.0

              Love!

              By 

              from New orleans, la

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

              I bought this as a wedding present for a friend. It turned out awesome and she loved it.

              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Other
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Wedding

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              5.0

              Best Gift Ever!

              By 

              from Westfield, MA

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Pattern
              • Keepsake

              Cons

              • Candle Required To View

              Best Uses

              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Collage Cylinder Vase:

              This vase will be forever cherished by my daughter, has pictures of her with all of her friends she will miss dearly before heading off to medical school.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Child
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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