Custom etched Veuve Clicquot champagne bottles by Crystal Swan Etchings. Remove the label or etch above it.
On the left, the label is recreated to be personalized and deep etched into the bottle leaving some parts as raised glass and finally hand painted to match real label. On the right, opt to keep the original label and etch above it.
I love this saying, "Make Each Day A Story Worth Telling". Surprise her/him with a little bubbly and a heartfelt message. Here we color filled it with gold paint to match the bottle. Crystal Swan Etchings offers many choices.
Kevin didn't forget anything when he planned the perfect day to ask Maggie to marry him, but after the question would be asked and the day would be over with, he wanted a momentum Maggie could always look back at and remember that special moment (besides the ring of course). He asked me to etch a bottle of Dom Perignon personalized with their information but to look like the original label. Sandblasted into the bottle, the black is raised glass. The etched recessed part was airbrushed gold. (scroll down for more pics)
Congratulations Kevin and Maggie and thank you for making Crystal Swan Etchings part of your special event!
Not your typical baby shower gift idea. But that's why I love what I do at Crystal Swan Etchings. I take the invitation that is bound to be thrown out even after many hours of carefully deciding on the perfect one for the theme of your occasion and I preserve it. I can do it on a glass blank with a base that can sit on a mantel or in curio cabinet or in this case ... let's put it on a crystal vase that can be functional, filled with flowers to peak everyone's senses ... sight, smell and even touch ;)
When I received the phone call to pick up a bottle from the local liquor store, Netcost Liquors, I work with, the cashier was concerned with the order he had taken. He told me he had a crumpled piece of paper with some kind of drawing of a lightbulb. After picking up the bottle and piece of paper, I tried to decipher the drawing and saw what the customer was trying to accomplish. I gave a quick phone call to her to make sure I was correct. She informed me that the light bulb had some personal meaning behind it and yes, she was trying to create the electricity of the lightbulb with their initials. I drew it out for her and sent her a proof. She said, "Yes.", that was what I was trying to draw you. She also requested a "toast" she wanted written on the back of the bottle. I made the point to etch the saying in the shape of the lightbulb that laid directly behind the front drawing. This way, when looking at the front, you didn't see words showing backwards, through the glass, behind the etching. Gold fill was added for an extra "pop".
Johnnie Walker Black double label recreation all etched into the bottle. It was sandblasted, airbrushed black on top and gold on bottom, then hand-painted over with the alternating color. Some of the letters are strictly raised glass to allow the alcohol color to shimmer through as seen in the "Bottled in London, Blended...", the date , "Blended Scotch Whiskey" and the wreath. One of my favorite bottles to etch! I think it is one of the coolest birthday gifts you can give to a person who has everything. All the information is personalized just for them. When the bottle is finished... fill it with Iced Tea to keep on displaying on your shelf;)
These 13 Johnnie Walker black bottles were engraved with the bride and groom's name, their wedding date and given out to their groomsmen and bridesmaid. The image of the bride and groom were deep etched, so that you can literally feel the raised letters that overlapped. I stripped the JW label to make room for the artwork but their infamous icon was still left on the bottom giving the recipient the best of both worlds. A unique and custom wedding party favor.
You have been invited to a retirement party for your friend who is a law enforcement officer. He is probably getting a million bottles of wine as a send off. You want a gift for him that will be memorable. Why not take that bottle of his favorite wine and have his badge number etched into it and painted. Have your personal message added and you are sure to leave an impression.
There's still time for Valentine's Day to get this beautiful crystal heart that sits slanted.
Have your names personalized with the quote. "Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was beyond my control."
Not loving this quote? ... no problem, I can change it up for you. Fill out the form with your engraving and I will make it your own.
I just finished hand painting the new design for Vino Divino School of Wine. Robert's students spend a year's worth of time fermenting their own barrel of wine. I painted the same design in silver and one in gold like he asked, but for this one I wanted to give him something extra special to offer his customers for all their hard work. I deep etched the design and carefully applied the paint letting it sit within the thin lines of the design and dried it for 2 days.
Annie Buthorn has a BFA in Graphic Design from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. She traveled to Santa Fe, NM and was taught by the very best in the glass etching business, Ruth Dobbins of Professional Glass Consultants. In 2010 she opened Crystal Swan Etchings, taking pride in etching all different kinds of glass mediums.