Friday, October 20, 2017

New Bottles Coming Soon ...


A mini-collection of beautiful, handmade bottles will be available today, October 20, 2017. Keep watch, you're going to love them! We are still working hard at putting our studio back together, and we so appreciate your being there along the way!

5OC2

Approximate Overall Height: 7"

Don't let the petite size of this beauty fool you! It's got MASSIVE personality! Made from our smallest and most refractive Russian octagonal crystals, this little bottle will pepper into your current collection beautifully, but may also be a great piece to start your collection of Cross Bottle Guy art! 

Forever married to an interesting antique bottle with a ghostly interior patina, this unique piece from Cross Bottle Guy is sure to bring you, or a lucky friend, tons of joy! 


$49.00
Plus $9.00 Priority Shipping and Handling to the Continental United States of America



APCLP

Approximate Overall Height: 10"

Our antediluvian pewter rosary crosses are a perfect filler for any collection of crystal Cross Bottle Guy cross bottles, and for our gorgeous sea life bottles. They also make wonderful gifts! These stunning pewter relics are forever joined to their antique bottle counterpart with hand wrought solder. 

Hand dug, this antique aqua Lea & Perrins bottle still bears the gorgeous patina from its many years buried beneath the earth. Dappled with history, filled with life, this piece is sure to be a beautiful addition to your collection of Cross Bottle Guy art!

$41.00
Plus $9.00 Priority Shipping and Handling the Continental United States of America


5OC1

Approximate Overall Height: 5"

Don't let the petite size of this beauty fool you! It's got MASSIVE personality! Made from our smallest and most gorgeous Russian octagonal crystals, this little bottle will pepper into your current collection beautifully, but may also be the perfect gift for you to start a collection for someone you love. 

Forever married to an antique ink well, with a faint aqua hue, this unique piece from Cross Bottle Guy is sure to bring you joy! 

$49.00
Plus $9.00 Priority Shipping and Handling to the Continental United States of America


SQOE1

Approximate Overall Height: 9.25" 

A beautiful shape brought back to the Cross Bottle Guy art collection, formed by rare square prisms from Germany turned on edge, and surrounded by our brilliantly refractive octagonal crystals from Russia. A stunning pairing creating a medieval style cross that we know you'll love for your growing collection. Finding these square prisms again was a real treat, knowing we could start to build this cross shape in particular! 

Forever married through hand wrought solder to a milky white antique bottle with amazing ridged detail to the front and back, this one of a kind piece of handmade art is sure to dazzle in your beautiful home. 

$80.00
Plus $11.00 Priority Shipping and Handling to the Continental United States of America


APCO

Approximate Overall Size: 6.5"

Our antediluvian pewter rosary crosses are a perfect filler for any collection of crystal cross bottles from Cross Bottle Guy. They also make for wonderful gifts! These stunning pewter relics are forever joined to their antique bottle counterpart with the help of heavy, hand wrought solder.

This piece is joined beautifully to an antique aqua pill bottle, still bearing the gorgeous patina from its many years buried under the soil. Dappled with history, filled with life, this piece is sure to be a beautiful addition to your collection. 


$41.00
Plus $9.00 Priority Shipping and Handling to the Continental United States of America


5COT1

Approximate Overall Size: 14.5"

Absolutely stunning and brilliantly refractive, this five point crystal cross bottle is made from our powerhouse combination of antique teardrop and small octagonal miniature prisms. Vibrant and delightful, this cross bottle is sure to tug at your heart strings and brighten any room in your beautiful home. 

Forever married to antique aqua bottle with an embossed 'S' with a graceful, feminine shape. Finished in our signature mercerized rust patina, and ready to join your growing collection of Cross Bottle Guy crossbottles today! 

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art.


$140.00
Plus $15.00 Priority Shipping and Handling to the Continental United States of America

PEALL

Approximate Overall Height: 8.75" 

This beautiful combination of our small Russian octagonal crystals, with remarkable fire and glow, surrounding a crystal clear magnifying teardrop taken directly from an antique French basket chandelier is a stunning example of the handmade work we do at Cross Bottle Guy. 

Married forever with the help of heavy patinated solder to a gorgeous antique aqua pill bottle, think and diverse in texture, with a beautiful and ethereal inner hue, finished in our signature mercerized rust patina. 

Rought meets refined, luxe meets the discared, beauty meets the fragmented ... all so that you can have a one-of-a-kind, handmade, unique piece of art created especially for you! 

$90.00
Plus $11.00 Priority Shipping and Handling to the Continental United States 


4SQC5

Overall Height 13.5"

This crystal cross shape was a huge hit in 2016, when we first unveiled it, and we suspect that it will continue to be a favorite among our Cross Bottle Guy collectors. Our stunning and brilliantly refractive, hand cut and polished bohemian teardrop crystals form a four point cross centered on four of our fiery Russian square crystals turned on edge. Further accented by four of our small octagonal prisms, this beautiful handmade piece is finished in our signature mercerized rust patina. 

The beauty tops a truly mesmerizing bottle! This antique bottle is a great Cross Bottle Guy find. The inner patina creates a symphony of what looks almost like mercury glass. Grays and chocolate browns, a dappled melody of a colors only time can create. This unique piece of our handmade work is sure to be a wonderful addition to any collection of Cross Bottle Guy bottles, and would make the perfect starter for a new collection!

$135.00
Plus $14.00 Priority Shipping and Handling to the Continental United States of America


Sunday, April 2, 2017

LFSC2


Approximate Overall Height: 18"

An absolutely beautiful Cross Bottle Guy crystal cross creation made from our large French pendalogues, and accented by our fiery and refractive Russian square and small octagonal prisms, this beautiful cross has a powerful presence. Finished in our signature mercerized rust patina, this large piece of our handcrafted work is matched in beauty by the storied vessel base it is forever married to.

Found while antiquing in Florida, this amber bottle with a graceful neck and feminine silhouette, and was found during a dive expedition in the Atlantic ocean. The salt staining on the outside of the bottle is proof of the sabbatical this bottle took in a life under the sea, and we couldn't be more happy have it as the base to our art.

Fresh from the studio, this charming piece of Cross Bottle Guy cross bottle art is sure to be a wonderful addition to any collection.

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 


APC36


Approximate Overall Height: 5.5"

Our antediluvian pewter rosary crosses are a perfect filler for any collection of cross bottle guy cross bottles, or for our gorgeous sea life bottles. They also make for wonderful gifts, ant to help start a collection for yourself or a friend. These stunning pewter relics are forever joined to their antique bottle counterpart.

This beautiful antique pill bottle is absolutely gorgeous! A very thick glass with subtle imperfections to the interior of the glass causing a stunning texture. 

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 


LTSO2


Approximate Overall Height: 16.5"

An undeniably gorgeous Cross Bottle Guy crystal cross creation made from our large multifacted flat back teardrop crystals, and accented by our fiery and refractive Russian square and small octagonal prisms, this beautiful cross has a powerful presence. Finished in our signature mercerized rust patina, this large piece of our handcrafted work is sure to be a show stopper in your collection!

Forever married to an antique embossed bottle with a lovely aqua hue, the inner patina is a wash of honey and ochre, gray and cream, an absolutely beautiful piece of art all on it's own - the perfect vessel base to our one of a kind, handmade art.

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
"APOTHECARIES"

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 

4PTD


Approximate Overall Height: 8.25"

One of our absolute favorite crystals to use in our handmade crystal cross bottle creations, are these gorgeous faceted hand-cut and hand-polished teardrops. A standby here at Cross Bottle Guy, these crystals are very unique, and have a dazzling refractory. This piece features four of these prisms, accented by our smallest octagonal crystals, and is finished in our signature mercerized rust patina. 

Forever married to a hand dug, antique, embossed bottle that still bears the gorgeous interior patina of many, many years hidden beneath the earth, this antique aqua medicine bottle is of beauty only matched by the dazzling crystal cross that seals it. 

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
"POND'S EXTRACT"

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 


HFGC


Approximate Overall Height: 4.75"

Hand forged by the same metal smith as our larger open fretwork metal crosses, this beautiful and demure metal cross is a wonderful study in beauty and character. One of only a handful ever made, this was the metal cast of a commissioned piece of art that was eventually set in 14K gold. These small metal crosses were hand forged with a playful openness as if they were copies of thorned branches. Each slightly different than the other, these are truly remarkable. Highly detailed on the front only, this antique paean to Christ has tremendous overall presence and would be the perfect addition to your growing Cross Bottle Guy collection.

Distinctive. Rare. Evocative. 

Forever married to a beautifully hazy, antique pill bottle with a light aqua hue and a wash of interior patina in ghostly ethereal gray, the entire piece is artistically finished in our signature mercerized rust patina.

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 

SMOC4


Approximate Overall Height: 9"

This stunning crystal cross is demure in size, but massive in personality! Constructed from gorgeous multifaceted oval prisms centered on one of our medium octagonal crystals from Germany, this beauty will pepper well into any collection of Cross Bottle Guy cross bottles and would make a wonderful gift! 

Forever sealed to it's base with heavy patinated solder, finished in our signature mercerized rust patina, the antique pale aqua bottle is as beautiful as the cross. Deeply saturated in a misty aqua, still bearing residue on the inside of the glass from its many years buried deep beneath the earth.

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
"ANDERSON'S : DERMADOR"

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 


HFMC9


Approximate Overall Height: 8.75"

Hand forged, this beautiful and large metal cross is one of only six that we were able to procure. Each slightly different than the other, there is a wonderful soul to each of these stunning open fretwork metal crosses. Highly detailed on the front only, the cross measures just over four inches tall, nearly twice the size of our incredibly popular pewter antediluvian rosary crosses. This antique paean to Christ, was likely the effort of an amateur metal smith, but the tremendous overall presence of this stunning cross couldn't be more perfect for the rough/luxe mix that we have established with our handmade cross bottles here at Cross Bottle Guy.

Distinctive. Rare. Evocative. 

Forever married to a beautifully hazy, antique bottle with a light aqua hue and a wash of interior patina from milky white to sunset honey. This unique bottle is banded by one of our solder collars, and finished in our signature mercerized rust patina.


Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 



APC41


Approximate Overall Height: 6.5"

Our antediluvian pewter rosary crosses are a perfect filler for any collection of cross bottle guy cross bottles, or, for our gorgeous sea life bottles. They also make for wonderful gifts, ant to help start a collection for yourself or a friend. These stunning pewter relics are forever joined to their antique bottle counterpart.

This beautiful antique embossed bottles is absolutely gorgeous! A very thick glass with subtle imperfections, small in size - but grand in personality thanks to a grandly embossed front.

Forever sealed to it's base with heavy patinated solder, finished in our signature mercerized rust patina, the antique pale aqua bottle is as beautiful as the cross. Deeply saturated in a misty aqua, still bearing residue on the inside of the glass from its many years buried deep beneath the earth.

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
"HINDS HONEY AND ALMOND CREAM : A.S. HIND AND CO. : PORLAND, MAINE U.S.A"


Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 

SIM19


Approximate Overall Height: 11"

Our bohemian fired, and expertly polished teardrop crystals come together to form one of our most beautifully simple crosses. We call this one, the cross that started it all, as this was the first configuration of crystals ever joined together here at Cross Bottle Guy. A beautiful study in line and curve, these crystals are forever joined to create a gorgeous cross, finished in our signature mercerized rust patina.

The vessel partner for this beautiful cross has an interesting and unique silhouette with a lovely interior patina. A wash of honey and ochre on the interior of the aqua hued glass creates a playful mood and a glorious color story. The perfect addition to any collection, and no better bottle to start a collection for a friend!

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 

HFGC2


Approximate Overall Height: 5"

Hand forged by the same metal smith as our larger open fretwork metal crosses, this beautiful and demure metal cross is a wonderful study in beauty and character. One of only a handful ever made, this was the metal cast of a commissioned piece of art that was eventually set in 14K gold. These small metal crosses were hand forged with a playful openness as if they were copies of thorned branches. Each slightly different than the other, these are truly remarkable. Highly detailed on the front only, this antique paean to Christ has tremendous overall presence and would be the perfect addition to your growing Cross Bottle Guy collection.

Distinctive. Rare. Evocative. 

Forever married to a beautifully hazy, antique amber bottle the entire piece is artistically finished in our signature mercerized rust patina.

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 

HFMC8


Approximate Overall Height: 9.75"

Hand forged, this beautiful and large metal cross is one of only six that we were able to procure. Each slightly different than the other, there is a wonderful soul to each of these stunning open fretwork metal crosses. Highly detailed on the front only, the cross measures just over four inches tall, nearly twice the size of our incredibly popular pewter antediluvian rosary crosses. This antique paean to Christ, was likely the effort of an amateur metal smith, but the tremendous overall presence of this stunning cross couldn't be more perfect for the rough/luxe mix that we have established with our handmade cross bottles here at Cross Bottle Guy.

Distinctive. Rare. Evocative. 

Forever married to the most unique, deep cobalt antique bottle we've ever seen. This unique bottle is the perfect vessel base for this handmade cross, finished in our signature mercerized rust patina.


Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 

LFRC


Approximate Overall Height: 15.25"

Our hand cut French pendalogue crystals are so large and beautiful refractive. They pack a power and dominating impact to any piece of art we create with them, so we kept this one simple. It's all about those French crystals. Perfectly partnered with our fiery and refractive Russian square prisms, and centered on a crowd favorite, the rare rosette with a solder pearl, this beautiful cross is absolutely remarkable! Finished in our signature mercerized rust patina, this large piece of our handcrafted work is sure to be a show stopper in your collection!

Forever married to an antique embossed light cobalt blue bottle, the perfect vessel base to our one of a kind, handmade art.

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
" MILK OF MAGNESIA : THE CHAS. H. PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY : GLENBROOK, CONN."

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 


TMSC1


Approximate Overall Height: 8"

Here's a blast from the past! This cross bottle style has been a favorite for Cross Bottle Guy collectors, but we had not been able to source these beautiful square prisms for a long while. Now, we have them back in stock, and you'll see them used in many of our handmade pieces. 

These antique square crystals from a Russian basket chandelier are turned on edge to make a lovely medieval inspired cross perfect for peppering into your current Cross Bottle Guy cross bottle collections. Amazing refractory on these hand cut and polished crystals makes this piece beautifully fiery, dazzling to look at! Finished in our signature mercerized rust finish, this one of a kind piece of handmade art forever seals it's antique bottle base. 

An ethereal haze wraps up the bottle from the inside, casting a ghostly shadow from the base toward the clear, slender neck. A stunning patina that only time and the elements can forge. 

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 



MIK3


Approximate Overall Height: 14"

Stunning hand-cut ivy leaf shaped crystals in their medium size, combine to create this large and gorgeous crystal cross bottle, new to Cross Bottle Guy collectors since 2016. Brilliant and refractive, these flat backed ivy leaf crystals were the perfect choice for this lovely handmade piece. Centered on one of our antique medium octagonal prisms, and accented by our small Russian octagonal crystals, this radiant gem would be a glorious addition to your growing Cross Bottle Guy collection.

Finish with our signature mercerized rust patina, this crystal cross creation in forever married to one of the most beautiful antique bottles we've ever had the pleasure of working with. The pale aqua bottle has a handsome, faceted silhouette and a distinctive haziness of pale grays and milky whites.

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
" PEPTO-MANGAN "GUDE" "

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 



APCf

Approximate Overall Height: 5.5"

Our antediluvian pewter rosary crosses are a perfect filler for any collection of cross bottle guy cross bottles, or for our gorgeous sea life bottles. They also make for wonderful gifts, ant to help start a collection for yourself or a friend. These stunning pewter relics are forever joined to their antique bottle counterpart.

This beautiful antique pill bottle is absolutely gorgeous! A very thick glass with subtle imperfections to the interior of the glass, and a ghostly haziness causing a stunning texture. 

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
"FAXON WILLIAMS AND FAXON : DRUGGISTS : BUFFALO, N.Y."

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 


APC3Ds

Approximate Overall Height: 5.5"

Our antediluvian pewter rosary crosses are a perfect filler for any collection of cross bottle guy cross bottles, or for our gorgeous sea life bottles. They also make for wonderful gifts, ant to help start a collection for yourself or a friend. These stunning pewter relics are forever joined to their antique bottle counterpart.

This beautiful antique pill bottle is absolutely gorgeous! A very thick glass with subtle imperfections to the interior of the glass, and a ghostly haziness causing a stunning texture. 

This bottle is embossed. It is embossed to read: 
"JAS. A. DARLINGTON : DRUGGIST : WILLIAM ST. : BUFFALO, NY"

Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art. 

APC77


Approximate Overall Height: 6.5"

An old favorite of Cross Bottle Guy collectors, this stunning crystal cross is constructed of our rare, hand cut multifaceted cat eye crystals, centered on our large octagonal crystals and accented by our medium octagonal crystals from Germany. The refractory of this piece is nothing short of extraordinary!

Forever sealed to it's base with heavy patinated solder, finished in our signature mercerized rust patina, the antique bottle is the perfect partner for this cross. A shapely silhouette, with a graceful neck and a delicately ribbed base still bearing a beautiful residue on the inside of the glass in shades of honey and and ochre from its many years buried deep beneath the earth.


Authentically Handmade. Unique. One of a Kind. Art.