JFR Drinkware offers unique, 100% hand-made glass. Utilizing both traditional and modern techniques, each piece is individually transformed from a molten glob into a functioning vessel. This millennia old craft process engages the senses and invigorates the soul. Journey through some of the steps below.
Clear, soda-lime glass, is gathered out of a furnace at 2150 degrees Fahrenheit. Once carefully shaped into a round smooth form, a bubble is introduced to the glass via the breath of the artist.
To achieve a consistent shape, the hot glass bubble is dropped into a hand-carved wooden turn mold.
Once out of the mold, the glass is meticulously opened, color is applied, and the bottom is marked with a signature stamp.