Perpetual Art Glass Calendar

Mark each day or a special upcoming date with this artful perpetual calendar.
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$125.00 $ 69.99

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Day Dreamer

Turn just another day into a day like no other with this artful perpetual calendar, which features glass rings fashioned from upcycled wine bottles and a rustic wood frame crafted from the beams of old homes. Mark either the current day or a special upcoming date by sliding the rings past a steel divider wrapped with copper wire-- inspired by tying a finger with string to remember something important. To indicate the month, move the appropriate number of rings (1=January) on the top row from right to left. The middle row represents the date's first digit, and the bottom the second digit. Place this functional art piece prominently among your favorite bookshelf finds or atop your desk at work for daily inspiration, and spend every day in perpetual wonder. A collaboration by Kathleen Plate and Margaret Taylor. Made in Atlanta, Georgia.

Read about our calendar creation collaboration with Kathleen and Margaret on our blog.

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Made in Georgia

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Kathleen Plate and Margaret Taylor for the Uncommon Collection

created by

Kathleen Plate and Margaret Taylor for the Uncommon Collection

location

Georgia

For both Kathleen Plate and Margaret Taylor, handcrafting began as a family affair. Growing up, Kathleen watched her mother cut and solder glass, learning the techniques she brings to the recycled glass jewelry she creates for her Smart Glass Art collection. Inspired by the fundamental beauty of paint and texture she saw while helping her father on house projects, Margaret gained the confidence and ability to create everything from picture frames and furniture to birdhouses and garden art for her business, Dryads Dancing. Together, they created the It’s a Date Wine Bottle Glass Calendar for our Uncommon Collection.

Each item in the Uncommon Collection meets five important standards. Here's how Perpetual Art Glass Calendar qualified for the Collection:

Original Design

We were drawn to the idea of this calendar because of how it turns just another day into a day like no other. The piece serves a function, but it does so in a creative and beautiful way—and all with upcycled materials.

Responsible Business Practices

mission statement

Dryads Dancing creates high-quality, handmade items that use reclaimed materials and are domestically produced. Dryads Dancing is owned by Margaret Taylor and Smart Glass is owned by Kathleen Plate.


fair wage

Smart Glass and Dryads Dancing pay employees a starting wage of $12 and $11/hr., respectively which exceeds Dekalb County's living wage.

- Local (Georgia State) minimum wage: $5.15
- Federal minimum wage: $7.25
- Living wage of Dekalb County: $11.20


paid time off

Dryads gives its employees paid holidays and five days off per year. Smart Glass gives its employees all major holidays off, including two weeks at Christmas.


recycling primary/secondary materials

Dryads uses wood that has been salvaged from houses and barns. Smart Glass uses post-consumer bottles that are collected, cleaned, cut, and fired to make its glass circles. They use waste water from the saws on the landscaping as well.


charitable giving

Dryads donate products for local schools and animal organization auctions. Smart Glass gives charitable donations of jewelry product amounting to 1% of gross sales


Environmentally Friendly Materials

The product is made from recycled wine bottles as well as reclaimed barn wood and steel.

Resourceful Packaging

Packed in recycled and recyclable Kraft paper and a corrugated box.

Exclusivity

There's one place—and only one place—where you'll find the It's a Date - Wine Bottle Glass Calendar: UncommonGoods.

Handmade Recycled Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
upcycled steel, wine bottle glass, salvaged wood, gold filled copper wire
Measurements
13.25" H x 13.25" W x 3.5" D
Ingredients
Care
Hang on the wall, or place on a desk or stable surface.
Notes
Hanging hardware included.

Click here for instructions.
Item ID
42166

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Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.

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