jenny gaynor: recycled glass jewelry
Jenny Gaynor of Los Angeles, makes handmade pieces of jewelry and art. She uses her experience apprenticing with glass artists in Murano, Italy to created recycled creations for adornment.
Gaynor began working with glass in 1999 at Tulane University in New Orleans and got her Masters in Art Therapy at Southern Illinois University . She broadened her skills from glassblowing to lampworking and with an insatiable desire to improve her proficiency Gaynor spent several summers in Murano, Italy studying with the masters at the Abate Zanetti School of Glass and at Urban Glass in Brooklyn, New York.
She fabricates all the glass components on her torch using the traditional Muranese lampworking technique and combines them with sparkling semi-precious gemstones. Her line also includes custom photo transfer vases using your own sentimental photos.