Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight

A glowing homage to motherhood, this recycled glass nightlight is brimming with storybook appeal.
created by

Vawn and Mike Gray

$38.00

Vawn and Mike Gray created by

Vawn and Mike Gray

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Pachyderms on Parade

The soft glow of this painterly nightlight illuminates a sweet scene of a baby elephant tagging along with its parent for protection against the backdrop of night. When aglow, the luminescent glass mosaic fills a room with ambient colored light that is bright enough to illuminate obstacles, but soft enough to sleep through. The colorful, textured glass is made from 100% post-consumer bottle glass, kiln formed by artisans Vawn and Mike Gray. Handmade in Cape Coral, Florida.

We chatted with Vawn and Mike about where they gain inspiration for their quirky collection of nightlights. (Hint: funny panda YouTube videos made the list.) Read the whole story on our blog.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in Florida

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Vawn and Mike Gray

created by

Vawn and Mike Gray

location

Florida

“We like to treat [the bulb] like the sun and use the light to its best advantage—to enhance and breathe life into the design. It’s always all about the light!”

Unhappy with the processes and materials involved with making glass—Aerosol spray cans, toxic glazes, energy sucking kilns, miles of bubble wrap, and mountains of Styrofoam peanuts—Vawn and Mike Gray developed a process to create kiln-formed, fused, recycled bottle glass pieces. The kiln they use in their Cape Coral, Florida studio is a super energy efficient, computer-controlled fusing oven, turning out the colorful handmade pieces that become functional little works of art for your wall.

We chatted with Vawn and Mike about where they gain inspiration for their quirky collection of nightlights. (Hint: funny panda YouTube videos made the list.) Read the whole story on our blog.

Handmade Recycled Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
plastic, recycled glass, electrical components
Measurements
5" H x 3.5" W x 2.5" D
Ingredients
Care
Clean with glass cleaner.
Hold by plug, not by shade, to prevent unnecessary stress on light. Power Prongs do not rotate.
Notes
Takes a standard incandescent 4-watt Night Light bulb (included).

PLEASE NOTE: This item is built to U.S. electronics specifications and may need additional modifications or converters to be used in countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Item ID
26462

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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
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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.


also by Vawn and Mike Gray

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UncommonGoodsRecycled Glass Elephants Nightlight
 
4.9

(based on 103 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (91)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (50)
  • Well built / quality (37)
  • Easy to install (35)
  • Great illumination (35)
  • Great value (23)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Decoration (37)
  • Small rooms (23)
  • Large rooms (9)
  • Primary light source (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (38), High-end shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (64), No (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My sister loved it!

My sister could not wait to get home to plug it in!

My sister could not wait to get home to plug it in!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

A nice nightlight

The product is very original and creative. It definitely looks like it is handmade, and it is a sweet design. I would love to say that I'm nuts about it, but I honestly...Read complete review

The product is very original and creative. It definitely looks like it is handmade, and it is a sweet design. I would love to say that I'm nuts about it, but I honestly was just a little disappointed in the craftmanship for the price. I'm sure that my mom will enjoy it, but I had hoped it would be just a little more attractive.

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5.0

Beautiful

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from Fishkill, NY

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install
  • Great Illumination
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration

    Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

    This was part of a new baby congratulations gift to my niece. She loved it!

     
    5.0

    Perfect gift for new baby!

    By 

    from stamford, ct

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Install
    • Great Illumination
    • Quality Construction
    • Unique and special gift

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Decoration
      • Perfect nightlight for baby's room.
      • Small Rooms

      Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

      I pride myself on finding unique and special gifts for family and friends, and Uncommon Goods is one of my 'go to' places. This line of nightlights not only are a wonderful use of recycled glass, but a one-of-a-kind gift that recipients are always delighted with. I enjoy shopping on the site, as much as I enjoy purchasing gifts and sharing with others. I applaud the encouragement UC puts forth for new inventors and creative thinkers.

       
      5.0

      Absolutely adore this captivating night light.

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      from Florida

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Install
      • Great Illumination
      • Great Value
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Large Rooms
        • Primary Light Source
        • Small Rooms

        Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

        Totally charming, functional and EVERYONE loves it!!!

         
        4.0

        The nightlite adds a lollipop of light.

        By 

        from Boston MA

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Install
        • Great Illumination
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

        • A bit pricy

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Small Rooms

        Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

        I have ordered many items from uncommon.and they are slways cool and unique.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My sister loved it!

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        from Malden, MA

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Decoration

          Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

          My sister could not wait to get home to plug it in!

           
          5.0

          just lovely

          By 

          from New York NY

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Install
          • Great Illumination
          • Great Value
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Decoration
            • Primary Light Source
            • Small Rooms

            Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

            i used this as a nightlight in my mothers bathroom, she is 90 and needs some light at night

             
            5.0

            So lovely and provides good night lighting

            By 

            from Texas

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Install
            • Great Illumination
            • Great Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Decoration
              • Large Rooms
              • Small Rooms

              Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

              We have now purchased 3 nightlights from these artist because they are very attractive and provide good night lighting. I love that they are made with recycled glass as well. Please make more! I need one with a nautical theme for the upstairs guest bathroom.

               
              5.0

              Absolutely Gorgeous

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              from Morrisville, Vermont

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Install
              • Great Illumination
              • Great Value
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Decoration

                Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

                This piece is very pretty. It looks great during the day when the light is not on but it comes alive at night when turned on. Anyone will love this piece but it makes a special gift for anyone who loves elephants or nightlights.

                 
                5.0

                Love this nightlight!

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                from Reading, MA

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                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Install
                • Great Illumination
                • Great Value
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Decoration
                  • Small Rooms

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

                  Every piece I order from your site is ever better than expected!

                   
                  5.0

                  Beautiful and Unique Nightlight

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                  from Bend

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Quality Construction

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                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Glass Elephants Nightlight:

                      Great product, I'm glad I chose it.

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