Current Trends

  • “Say hello to neon.” - NY Times

  • “Light as a feather glass.” - Decoraid

  • “Warming plums and tonal navy blues are softened with wispy lilacs and neutral greys to create a cosy winter scheme.” - Idealhome

  • In the interiors world, luxe has become a buzz word in recent years – we can’t get enough of it. Luxe in this context best describes fabrics and furniture pieces that ooze a touch of decadence. Key materials - velvet, marble, brass and detailed/smoked glass. This trend welcomes back cocktail hour with open arms! The drinks trolley is a key furniture piece for this trend – they’re more popular than ever. As staying in continues to be the new going out, recreate the feel of a plush members-only club in the comfort of your own home with elegant gin glasses and tumblers. - Ideal Home

Techniques

  • We work with master craftsmen who specialize in the product of hand blown recycled glassware suppliers who live throughout Syria, Swaziland, Egypt, Mexico, Tunisia, Afghanistan, and more.

Regional Traditions

  • Glassware from AOW’s partners supports master craftsmen, creates offers steady employment, and sustain age old craft techniques. Recycled glassware available.

  • Production methods in Syria are eco-sensitive and designed to have a minimum impact on the environment. Organization’s designs are passed down from generation to generation—ancient motifs that have been fixtures of Syrian households for hundreds of years. Wide variety of shapes/ colors available.

  • Production in Egypt supports master glass blowers using recycled glassware. Only 60 master glassblowers remain in this country.

  • Our partner for glassware in Morocco has a factory just outside of Marrakesh. Higher minimums, but beautiful, classic shapes and sizes.

Typical Pricing

  • Typical minimums on glassware are $1500-2000 but this varies depending on the vendor. Glassware from Morocco requires 1000 piece minimum FOR CUSTOM.

  • Typical lead time 60-90 working days

  • Payment terms - 50% advance payment upon order, 50% before shipping

  • Glass vases from Egypt - $4-6 FOB

  • Glass carafes from Egypt - $5.50 FOB

  • Select glassware from Tunisia - $60+ FOB