A little bit about how Shake Your Glass creates handmade jewellery and homeware.
I’m Elisa and welcome to the magic of Shake Your Glass!
I create glass jewellery, glass homeware gifts and glass wall art. The techniques of kiln forming glass I use include fusing, slumping, casting and kiln carving, I am also familiar with the hot glass technique of lampworking. I believe my glass products and workshops bring colour and happiness to the people involved.
My unique jewellery range is distinctive, colourful and eye catching. I love to make my customers feel confident and individual. My quality homeware collections and art pieces will energize your style and bring a striking focus to your living spaces.
I take my inspiration from wildlife especially birds along with my travel adventures. This is expressed in my glass design through imagery, colours and textures. I have been a member of the RSPB (Royal Society for The Protection of Birds) for as long as I can remember. My love of wildlife started at junior school with our caretaker who used to plan lunchtime wildlife trips. Seeing my first ever kingfisher had me mesmerised and I find it such a rewarding hobby to this day.
Living near Langstone Harbour is wonderful. The landscape at sunrise with the wading birds was the inspiration behind the Coastal Curlew Collection. This year I was fortunate enough to visit Botswana. The scenic view of the Okavango Delta is something else. We visited in wet season so we had the lush green vegetation and flowing tributaries of water which I have depicted in my Delta Collection.
Developing new skills and experimenting with the glass is an exciting part of my progress so you can expect ongoing new and original designs.