Glass artwork offers a combination of beauty and utility, allowing owners to drink wine from elegant goblets or protect their head from radio waves by wearing a festive bowl. Enjoy the silence with today’s Groupon to Girl Glass. Choose between the following options:
- For $14, you get $28 worth of handmade glass-blown ornaments.
- For $59, you get $120 worth of handmade glass-blown art.<p>
Girl Glass’s founder, Shannon Jane Morgan, blows handmade technicolor ornaments and artwork at her on-site studio. Unique spherical ornaments are available in an array of colors ($28), adding vibrancy to Christmas trees or intriguing new planets to dioramas of the universe. Create a colorful pumpkin patch with glass-blown pumpkins ($65) or protect flowers from ravenous vegetarians with a glossy vase ($95–$125).
Items are available for pickup Tuesday–Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday–Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the holiday season. See Girl Glass’s website for up-to-date pickup times.
Largely self-taught, Shannon Jane Morgan has spent the last 21 years firing up her furnaces and creating delicate, one-of-a-kind works of glass art as the owner and founder of Girl Glass. Her pieces include gracefully curved vases; pigment-dappled paperweights; and whimsical, translucent pumpkins. During classes, Morgan shares her years of carefully cultivated expertise with students, delving into the nuances of molten glass with blowing and shaping tutorials.