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A Touch of Glass

A glass mural mosaic for floor installation sourced from Alibaba.com

There’s something special about the medium of glass. So much can be done with it. Use glass in your decor and watch your space come alive with warmth and beauty. Indian glass work is a craft that has been fine tuned over the centuries. From making crude glass designs to the current intricate pieces of art, glass artisans have come a long way. Popular styles in glass are cut glass and mirror work from Tanjavur and Punjab, stained glass, and glass painting which the Indians learnt from the Chinese.

Here are some great places to source Indian-made/inspired glass accessories for your home.

Nickle finish lamps from Bhatik.

Glass paintings with Moghul themes from IndiaMart
Beautiful glass bowls from Tiya

Mosaic finish glass vase from Ideasafresh

Stained glass murals from Studio Lead Light. This beautiful mural was installed in a home in India.
These rare pieces from Glass Expressions are perfect for brightening up dull corners.
The stores featured here are all exporters and/or accept online orders. So go ahead and buy glass to brighten up your interiors.

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2 Responses so far.

  1. Abigail says:

    What wonderful pieces! Thanks for the sites, Sharon. I dabbled with some glass work about 4 or 5 years ago and am just now getting back into it with some new ideas.

  2. TheKeyBunch says:

    Thanks Abigail, I hope you got my earlier comment (about the coffee estate on your blog).

    I love the medium of glass too. I used to do some amateur glass paintings. Sadly, they got left behind when I moved home 5 years ago. I must go back, and ask the owner of the house if they are still there! 🙂

    Would love to see your work!


About Sharon

Sharon DSouza is the founder and editor of this blog. A mother of two, she is based in Pune, and works as a content strategist. She is a coffee lover and writer, and is a regular at her writers’ club which meets in a coffee shop every Sunday. She is also a home baker, and loves to travel!

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