An art collection adds to the ambiance of a home and distracts family members from the fact that there are no walls. Cover up architectural absence with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Hand-Blown Glass Accessories
Open Monday–Saturday, the gallery showcases a wide range of glasswork, such as Christmas ornaments ($24–$30) and glass bottle stoppers ($50–$65).
One Eared Cow Glass
With art degrees from the University of South Carolina, Tom Lockart and Mark Woodham teamed up to found One Eared Cow Glass, a glass-working studio and gallery. The duo started out in a rent-free Bishopville barn, according to Columbia Living, and named their enterprise after a carved wooden cow’s head that was nailed to the door. Much like Mike Tyson’s teddy bear, the cow had only one ear.
Today, at their studio location in downtown Columbia, Lockart and Woodham host live demos throughout the week. During these demos, the pair shape molten glass—which can heat up to 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit—into the translucent artwork that lines their gallery’s shelves. Their work ranges from vases to birdfeeders, though they specialize in indoor and outdoor light fixtures.