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A perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table. These candle holders are hand sandblast engraved with "Thankful" or "Blessed", or you may choose your own word.
They are then painted with three coats of acrylic paint - one black and two white coats and then sealed. The black paint will give a shadow image on the mirror.
These 'Mercury Glass' style holders are embellished with an elegant antique finish which is perfect for holiday gatherings and when a tea light is inside, the light comes through the speckled design to make an awesome star lit atmosphere.
The holders come in two sizes, 2 x 2.27 inches and 3.25 x 2.50 inches . The bronze espresso color is perfect for fall decoration.
All items are sandblast engraved. Sandblasting, or sand carving, is when compressed air flows through a hose forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material (sand) onto a surface (mug/glass/tumbler, etc)
Once the design is engraved, it is then painted with high quality acrylic paint.
Sandblast Engraving is permanent. All items are premium acrylic paint filled and matte sealed.
While these are considered dishwasher safe, I recommend handwashing as all dishwashers vary in power and I want you to enjoy your mug for as long as possible.
First things first, you are probably wondering about the name .. Gobby Brit Designs....
It's an English thing (yes, I'm English) The definition of "gobby" is 'a person who talks too loudly in a blunt or opinionated way' and yes, I have been accused of that, a LOT! I have a blog about my time moving to the USA and it was very chatty (and opinionated) so what better name to give it than The Gobby Brit. My business was an extension of that blog and here we are.
I've been artsy-fartsy most of my life. I used to love to draw, but then life got in the way, as it usually does. Quite a few years ago I began screen printing shirts for a local motorcycle club and I also added embroidery along the way, I enjoyed it, and still do many orders, but I felt like something was missing.
In 2017 we were at a trade show and spotted a company selling "sand carving" equipment and my interest was peaked! We spoke to them for a long time, went to their quick class that day and ended up leaving the show as proud owners of a brand new sand carving system. A month later, we went to their weekend long training, gained our certificates and that, as they say was the beginning of a love affair!
We offer custom sandblast engraved mugs, tumblers, glass items and gifts. I can engrave on glass, wood, metal, ceramic - in fact, I've tried my hand at engraving many different substrates and my repertoire is increasing with each item I find I am able to engrave.
Custom Orders are very welcome. Please click the "Contact Us" button on any listing.
Please note all items are made to order so turn around times vary, but I try to get your item to you as soon as possible. If you need something in a particular timeframe, just let me know and I will work with you.
If you see something you like, but would like a different color, size or wording, please let me know. Also, if you have a specific personalization in mind , I can work with you on that too!!
Please, feel free to reach out via email or the message center with any questions or to request any customization. Thank you so much for your interest in my store.
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Refunds and Exchanges
Unfortunately, custom orders cannot be returned or exchanged, unless damaged in transit. Therefore, when placing a custom order, please check all spelling, grammar and information before submitting.
If your item arrives damaged, please let us know as soon as possible and provide a photograph of the damage.
Custom and Personalized Orders
No problem, I love custom orders! Any item in my store can be customized (maybe with some limits, depending on customization required). Just message me and we can work on a custom order together.
All orders ship USPS First Class or USPS Priority Mail based on weight.
While I attempt to get your order to you as soon as possible, please remember that all items are made to order. Each item is processed and shipped as the order is processed.
However, I always attempt to ship within 5-7 days of receipt of your order.
Should you need your item sooner, please send me a message. I will do everything I can to work with you to get you your item on time.